- Incandescent Eyes -

© Jennifer L. Alder

 - Incandescent   Eyes  -

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 8/30/2007 11:25:50 PM

Outstanding cat portrait, Jennifer...animals are difficult to capture because they normally don't "pose" for us...super work, young lady!! #726846

Angela Azzinnaro 8/30/2007 11:48:58 PM

BEAUTIFUL pet portrait Jen!!! Tigger is so pretty!!! #4726483

Su Sana E. P level-classic 8/31/2007 12:11:48 AM

Omg!! I see nothing but those piercing green eyes!! Tremendous close-up with extra ordinary details and colors, Jennifer!! I think we’ll see this again.


Renee Doyle level-classic 8/31/2007 12:12:52 AM

Fantastic work Jennifer!!! The eyes just grab you!!

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 8/31/2007 12:23:33 AM

Awww--- you are TOO sweet you guys, lol!
His eyes just GLOW naturally and I wanted that to be evident here..
:) #4726588

Chua Wee Boo level-classic 8/31/2007 12:26:12 AM

Very striking image,Jennifer! #4726609

Anna Diederich level-classic 8/31/2007 12:43:48 AM

Awesome shot Jennifer. The comp is really great here...Such striking eyes! #4726692

Nadya Johnson level-classic 8/31/2007 12:52:07 AM

Outstanding kitty capture, Jennifer! Love those eyes - so well titled! #4726731

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 8/31/2007 12:53:52 AM

Wonderful close-up, outstanding details and composition, fantastic work, Jennifer! #4726739

Mary K. Robison level-classic 8/31/2007 12:54:06 AM

I can see that your talent for bringing out the glow in your portrait subjects is extending into the animal world, Jennifer!
Excellent capture, especially considering Tigger's a cat. They are notorious for lightning moves --- AWAY from the camera! #4726740

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 8/31/2007 12:58:48 AM

Thanks all---
LOL, Mary- I was laying on my stomach while he was under a tree!
UGH :/
He isn't a camera fan yet-- but I am hopeful
:) #4726758

Paul E. Earl 8/31/2007 1:02:56 AM

Fantastic Kitty capture, Jennifer. Those eyes are amazing! #4726767

Ray Clarke 8/31/2007 1:34:34 AM

Great shot Jennifer, love those eyes #4726841

Debbie Hartley level-classic 8/31/2007 2:27:06 AM

Tigger is gorgeous! Beautiful image Jennifer! #4726868

Glenn E. Urquhart level-classic 8/31/2007 3:39:04 AM

Vibrant color of the eyes,Outstanding clarity, detail, lighting and contrast, Well Composed and Very Well Done, Jennifer!!! Cheers, Glenn. #4726951

Emily E. Bem 8/31/2007 4:22:39 AM

GREAT full frame! I see our cats are not even safe around us! AWESOME eyes! #4727076

Melissa A. Mannon 8/31/2007 4:40:25 AM

ooo! love this! great eyes, detail and comp! so cute #4727173

Christopher G. Jamison 8/31/2007 4:55:36 AM

great kitty portrait. the eyes look awesome! seems to be a theme for the day...i just posted a photo of my labrador! :)

great job on this!! #4727272

Holly Shao 8/31/2007 5:18:44 AM

Awesome capture and tones, Jennifer!

Holly #4727394

Datha Y. Thompson 8/31/2007 6:03:29 AM

GORGEOUS And EXCELLENT Jennifer!!! WOW What Amazing eyes!!!! :0) #4727641

Angie Sidles level-classic 8/31/2007 8:39:34 AM

Excellent work Jennifer! You're a natural! Excellent eyes and great close up! Love it! Always enjoy viewing your gallery! #4728176

Jennifer L. Taranto 8/31/2007 8:44:15 AM

We have a kitty like this - her name is Perp :) I love how sharp & crisp the colors are. Awesome kitty close up!!! #4728205

Melissa A. McDonald 8/31/2007 8:52:14 AM

Love this kitty portrait Jennifer! The eyes are really amazing... #4728239

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/31/2007 10:20:43 AM

Jen it's spectacular... you're the queen of eyes!!! #4728525

Elizabeth R. G level-classic 8/31/2007 11:24:02 AM

Love love LOVE this one Jennifer!! Fantastic capture and beautiful clarity. We have a kitty named Tigger too :) #4728700

Jessica Alderman level-classic 8/31/2007 11:50:19 AM

This is a great picture of a cat. Tigger is very beautiful. #4728759

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 8/31/2007 12:50:42 PM

THANKS everyone!!!
:) #4728904

Tressie Davis level-classic 8/31/2007 1:38:03 PM

WOW on Tigger's eyes! Great comp too - beautiful kitty portrait. #4729040

Derek D. Dafoe 8/31/2007 2:29:06 PM

Very nice Jenn!! Love the eyes, Great angle too!! #4729163

Marta J. Baldwin 8/31/2007 3:01:27 PM

Great cat capture Jennifer! They can be quite a challenge but you have done a wonderful job here. Beautiful color and clarity!!! #4729274

Laurie Daily level-classic 8/31/2007 3:14:00 PM

Beautiful, incredible eyes, Jennifer. A wonderful capture! #4729319

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 8/31/2007 3:22:06 PM

WOW, those green eyes are something else. Beautiful capture! Beautiful Kitty! #4729347

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 8/31/2007 3:38:43 PM

Wonderful capture. Love the green eyes! #4729373

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 8/31/2007 5:56:06 PM

Again, thanks so much everyone!
I am just in the mood to tackle new subjects, lol!
I really appreciate it
:))))))) #4729710

Alexis Yobbagy 8/31/2007 8:15:12 PM

Wow Jennifer!!! This is really beautiful!!! GREAT WORK!!! #4730095

Dr. Harmeet Singh 8/31/2007 8:42:46 PM

This is outstanding..Wonderful capture.How come you got so closer to it... #4730134

Michelle L. Frick 8/31/2007 10:21:26 PM

What a beautiful cat Jennifer! This is an excellent portrait - his eyes are AMAZING!!! #4730300

Arnie Horwitz level-classic 8/31/2007 10:37:46 PM

Great portrait, Jennifer! #4730314

Lynne Morris 8/31/2007 10:57:35 PM

Wow Jennifer this is an awesome portrait, the clarity, details and colours are outstanding, and the eyes are amazing, hope we get to see this one again! #4730330

Vikram Jamwal 9/1/2007 12:34:08 AM

WoW! Jennifer, this is terrific! Excellent POV, detail and even expression - (fierce) blame it on those eyes! Wonderful capture! #4730520

Amanda Chapman 9/1/2007 6:23:00 AM

Can't wait to see more animal portraits from you Jennifer!!!! #4731627

cheryl m. phillips 9/1/2007 4:26:51 PM

Ok, Jen, for the record I am NOT a cat person.. BUT... This is a great image you have here! I love the color!
Very nice work!
~cheryl #4733659

Jennifer L. Alder 9/1/2007 9:34:53 PM

Alexis, Harmeet, Michelle, Arnie, Lynne, Vik, Amanda and Cheryl---
:) #4734605

Steven E. Ray 9/2/2007 12:58:49 AM

Well, for a new subject, you did a spectacular job! This is seriously good with the saturation of the eyes and mild effects overall. #4735028

Jenny Bosmans 9/2/2007 1:27:45 AM

Awesome portrait capture, Jennifer! And such a beautiful model! :) #4735106

Jennifer L. Alder 9/2/2007 1:35:59 AM

I appreciate it Steven and Jenny
:) #4735131

Mitzie Loland 9/2/2007 10:51:06 AM

Wow! This is a great photo Jennifer!! #4736701

Kathleen R. Struckle 9/2/2007 12:02:04 PM

Great image!! Beautiful cat. Looks like mine. #4736836

Melissa Olsen 9/2/2007 2:25:14 PM


I have to say I'm not a huge fan of animal photos...but when I saw this I actually said "wow"...GREAT JOB Jennifer!! #4737206

Joerg Schlagheck 9/2/2007 7:15:15 PM

Nice close up, Jennifer! I like how you saturated the eyes. #4737960

Jill Odice level-classic 9/3/2007 12:49:50 AM

LOve those eyes! AWesome shot! #4738734

Jennifer L. Alder 9/3/2007 5:59:20 AM

I really appreciate it!
Thanks all
:) #4739619

Colleen Farrell level-classic 9/3/2007 10:29:19 PM

Fabulous capture, Jennifer--great crop! #4743093

Carol Teal 9/4/2007 12:31:38 AM

Beautiful eyes and cat Jennifer! Well done! #4743244

Natalia 9/4/2007 1:12:00 AM

Great cat portrait Jennifer! Lovely eyes, and great framing :) Also - cute model :) #4743318

Jennifer L. Alder 9/5/2007 5:26:44 AM

You guys are so great-- THANK YOU!
:) #4749284

Laura Clay-Ballard 9/5/2007 8:53:11 AM

absolutely beautiful work! #4750389

Stephen Zacker 9/6/2007 5:02:35 AM

Super detail. Like those eyes #4754357

Jennifer L. Alder 9/9/2007 11:49:30 AM

THANKS!!! #4768384

Autum Rhoades 9/21/2007 10:13:31 AM

Awesome! Congrats on this wonderful finalist! #4820877

Holly Shao 9/21/2007 10:33:46 AM

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Jennifer!

Holly #4820992

Melissa G. Meiselman 9/21/2007 10:39:08 AM

Congratulations, Jennifer on this superb finalist! #4821022

Jeana Clark level-classic 9/21/2007 10:59:59 AM


~Jeana~ #4821164

Aimee S. McMaster 9/21/2007 11:09:08 AM

...congratulations on your wonderful finalist Jennifer.....Aimee #4821229

Angela Azzinnaro 9/21/2007 11:14:45 AM

CONGRATS Jen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4821283

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 9/21/2007 11:29:00 AM

BIG CONGRAT'S on your beautiful finalist, Best of luck in the next round!!!
WTG GIRL!!! #4821392

Steven E. Ray 9/21/2007 11:32:32 AM

Loved this one and thought it was winning material. Congratulations on your finalist Jennifer! #4821422

Jessie L. Cole 9/21/2007 11:54:09 AM

Wooooooooooo Hoooooooooooooooooooo Congrats....! :) #4821636

Maria Zammit 9/21/2007 12:18:36 PM

Congratulations on your finalist and good luck on the next round Jennifer. Beautiful eyes. #4821904

Vikram Jamwal 9/21/2007 12:40:26 PM

Congratulations to you and Kitty for the wonderful finalist Jennifer!!! #4822100

Silvio Grech 9/21/2007 12:51:50 PM

Congratulations on making the Finalist level, Jennifer ... Good luck in the next round ... Silvio #4822229

Debra R. Harder 9/21/2007 1:35:09 PM

Big Congrats on your wonderful capture of Tigger, Jennifer! AWESOME work! Deb #4822613

Barbara Helgason 9/21/2007 1:44:05 PM

Wow, the eyes caught my eye! Great finalist! Good luck in the next round. #4822692

Cyn Valentine level-classic 9/21/2007 1:55:53 PM

Congratulations Jennifer!! #4822757

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 9/21/2007 2:14:55 PM

WooooHoooo!!! CONGRATULATIONS Jennifer!!!! WTG :0) #4822885

Jean E. Hildebrant level-classic 9/21/2007 2:32:52 PM

Wonderful, Jennifer! Congratulations! #4822992

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 9/21/2007 2:35:01 PM

Stunning finalist Jennifer. Congratulations. Peter #4823006

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/21/2007 2:55:21 PM

A classic, great green eyes!! Again, congrats! #4823135

Anna Diederich 9/21/2007 3:05:33 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finaist, Jennifer! #4823209

Jessica Jenney level-classic 9/21/2007 3:48:25 PM

Congratulations, Jennifer on this beautiful cat portrait! #4823573

Jennifer L. Alder 9/21/2007 4:25:25 PM

I am Shocked--- WOW!!!
THANK YOU everyone!!
:)))))))))))))) #4823820

Marta J. Baldwin 9/21/2007 4:27:45 PM

A big congratulations on this awesome portrait Jennifer!!! #4823838

Allison Gaulin 9/21/2007 5:04:58 PM

Congrats Jennifer- this is fantastic!!!!!!! #4824054

Sam Britt 9/21/2007 5:53:41 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Jennifer. #4824191

David L. Luchowski 9/21/2007 8:43:54 PM

Great image,Jennifer. Congratulations. #4825087

Kathy L. Clark 9/21/2007 8:52:22 PM

Jennifer congrats on this gorgeous finalist. #4825117

Dianna Hauf 9/21/2007 9:02:26 PM

SUCH a fabulous image Jennifer!!! I am so excited for you! Congratulations!!! #4825154

Su Sana E. P level-classic 9/21/2007 10:25:21 PM

Congratulations on this lovely Finalist, Jennifer!! #4825402

Jennifer L. Alder 9/21/2007 10:26:53 PM

THANKS EVERYONE!!!!!!!! :) #4825408

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 9/21/2007 11:39:02 PM

Congratulations Jennifer...Dominick #4825615

Ross Throndson 9/22/2007 1:33:19 AM

Congratulations on this Fantastic Finalist, Jennifer.....Beautiful Work!! #4825890

Jessie L. Cole 9/22/2007 5:57:54 AM

OMG you go girl,,,had a 3-peat...! Congratsssssssssssssssssssssss......! :) #4826733

Sherri Gorman 9/22/2007 10:32:42 AM

Congratulations on this AWESOME finalist!!!! #4827692

Cindy Bendush level-classic 9/22/2007 11:35:00 PM

Love this terrific finalist Jennifer - congratulations! #4830609

Cassie L. Woodlee 9/23/2007 6:19:25 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Jennifer!!!!!! #4831536

Joan Kocak 9/23/2007 2:52:25 PM

CONGRATS girl!!!!! excellent portrait, exceptional! #4833412

Jennifer L. Alder 9/23/2007 5:42:51 PM

Thanks again, everyone! Very sweet of you to comment !!
:) #4833987

Luigi Di Serio level-classic 9/24/2007 11:13:33 AM

This is awesome Jennifer. My cat looks so similar. Great job rescuing it and photographic it. Congrats #4838159

Michelle L. Frick 9/24/2007 5:28:32 PM

Congratulations Jennifer - this is incredible! I don't know how I missed this one. I love kitties - this is a beautiful!!!! #4840223

Angie Sidles level-classic 9/24/2007 6:48:19 PM

CONGRATS Jennifer! Another beautiful image!!! #4840715

Jennifer L. Taranto 9/25/2007 10:25:22 AM

I love this one!! Congratulations!! #4844464

Elizabeth J. Bernier 9/26/2007 8:09:32 AM

Congratulations on your finalist with Tigger Jennifer!!! :) #4848613

Aimee C. Eisaman 1/4/2008 5:06:14 PM

Wonderful job at highlighting those beautiful green eyes! I have a cat with beautiful blue eyes, but I can't get them to look that amazing! #5293000

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This is Tigger, the cat I rescued just after Christmas.
Animals are a new subject for me..but I can see the fun/challenge in it already!
Taken outdoors a few days ago- natural light
Slight crop, clarified and I sharpened + saturated his eyes some
(didn't do anything to the actual color).
Thanks for looking!!

Uploaded on 8/30/2007 10:38:58 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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