Carnivore Kitty

© Steven E. Ray

Carnivore Kitty

Mike F. Anderson Student 10/29/2007 5:32:01 PM

A great shot Steven, which having the subject pop out of the frame only enhances it more! #773965

Linda Proctor 10/29/2007 6:05:51 PM

Love this Steven !! Fantastic clarity and color Out of border works sooo well on this!! #5001626

Amy Jackson 10/29/2007 6:13:04 PM

Awesome image, Steven!! #5001655

Tony and Bonnie Comella 10/29/2007 6:29:47 PM

Top shelf work - great composition of this little guy comming out of its frame! #5001747

David Phalen 10/29/2007 7:18:04 PM

The colors and details are fantastic! #5001991

Debra R. Harder 10/29/2007 7:51:18 PM

SUPERB tiger portrait, Steven! This is so FABULOUS! The detail and colors are excellent...and I love the ear just outside the frame! Excellent! Deb #5002137

Sandra R. Alvey 10/29/2007 8:02:33 PM

BEAUTIFUL 3D Work Steven! Gorgeous!! WoW!!
#5002180

Teresa A. Burnett 10/29/2007 8:58:48 PM

Great image Steven. Beautiful colors and clarity. Love the framing. #5002319

Colleen Farrell 10/29/2007 9:31:04 PM

Fabulous image, Steven--the selective focus and the framing are perfect for this subject--it's SO 3-D!! :D #5002406

Heather L. Haderly 10/30/2007 4:23:48 AM

Awesome Steven!!! Love the way it looks as though he's coming out of the image at us! #5003645

Jennifer L. Alder 10/30/2007 4:51:17 AM

FANTASTIC OOB!!!!
LOVE the color and comp-- impressive capture, Steven!
:) #5003789

Shannon D. Miller 10/30/2007 7:11:57 AM

WOW!!! Steven this is GORGEOUS excellent OOB, comp, lighting and detail. The clarity is magnificent and those eyes wow! BEAUTIFUL!!! Shannon~ #5004497

Natalia 10/30/2007 7:33:08 AM

I would say: little cute fluffy kitten :D He's so majestic! Great shot Steven! #5004564

Kathy L. Clark 10/30/2007 1:43:48 PM

What a beauty Steven. #5005832

Inge S. Lasmana 10/30/2007 7:56:24 PM

Excellent presentation, Steven! The DOF created a 3D effects and I feel like heís about to go out from his cave! #5007297

Lisa J. Boulden 10/31/2007 9:22:01 PM

WOW!!!
Love this, Steven!!!
Great DoF!
The the framing effect, too!
--lisa #5012532

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 11/1/2007 1:23:29 PM

AWSOME capture Stevem, He looks pretty serious and HUNGRY! Love how he is out of the frame, SUPER job my friend! #5015473

Lynn Haack 11/2/2007 6:25:29 AM

LOVE this!!! WOW...my eyes just lit up when I saw this. Such beautiful colors, patterns and overall comp. I LOVE the framing.....very creative and enjoyable image. Lynn. #5018774

Chuck Bruton 11/2/2007 2:05:49 PM

Good photo of a zoo anaimal,nice colorand tdne #5020206

Hendrik Storme 11/2/2007 3:50:06 PM

Wow,fantastic shot and wonderful presentation!!! #5020537

Cindy Bendush 11/3/2007 3:31:14 AM

Beautiful image of one of God's most magestic creatures Steve! I love the clarity and detail that captures his intense expression so well as he jumps off the page with your framing technique! Winner!!! #5022118

Peggy Lucas 11/3/2007 3:37:26 AM

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5022125

Debbie M. Fleri 11/3/2007 10:55:56 AM

Grrreat job...: )

Love that 3-D effect...PoPs right out at you...: )

#5023296

Linda D. Lester 11/3/2007 5:34:21 PM

I like the out of frame work...beautiful animal! #5024426

Deborah C. Lewinson 11/3/2007 6:42:27 PM

Wow, gorgeous capture, DOF, and out of frame experience, Steven, very well done!!!
-Debby #5024646

Jill Schreiner 11/4/2007 3:16:50 PM

I never would have thought to have the tiger pop out of the frame like that...very creative! #5027573

Lisa J. Boulden 11/6/2007 8:47:30 AM

Had to stop and visit this one again, Steven.
It's GRRRR-eat!!!
--Lisa #5035323

Dianna Hauf 11/6/2007 10:26:09 PM

AWESOME! LOVE how you have him to where he looks as if he is ready to pounce out of the image! Fantastic capture, lighting and effects Steven!! Congratulations on an EFP! #5037947

Carol Teal 11/8/2007 9:29:35 AM

Wow Steven, this is so impressive! Love those eyes and the 3D effect, and his richly colored coat. Tigers are my fav of all the big cats! Nicely captured! #5045411

Jennifer A. Lambert 11/14/2007 4:17:08 AM

What an Awesome touch having the tiger pop out like that...gives me an idea for a shot I am editing now ! I love it love it love it !! You have some amazing work here !! Great Eye ! * Any secret on how ya did that you want to share with me would be welcomed Steven..hehhehe *WINK* )
Many Blessings, Jenny #5071790

Sylvia Rossler 11/18/2007 2:01:05 PM

Awesome is the right word for this perfectly composed and postprocessed shot !! Guess we will see this one again, it's a winner in my book :O) #5092093

Cassie L. Woodlee 11/25/2007 5:29:36 AM

WOW AMAZING capture and framing Steven. GORGEOUS!!!! #5120302

Kaye Burazin 11/25/2007 4:04:20 PM

Love the out of frame cutout. Haven't done that in so long, gives me a idea for some of my images. Thanks! #5122890

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/25/2007 4:12:37 PM

Incredibly sensational image, Steven!!!!! WOW!!!!! ♫ k #5122914

Colleen Farrell 11/26/2007 3:36:52 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Steven!! I expect this one to go all the way! #5127517

Jennifer L. Alder 11/26/2007 3:52:15 PM

I KNEW we would see this OOB again, Steven!
CONGRATS AGAIN!! :) #5127716

Kay E. Mahoney 11/26/2007 3:54:12 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Steven. #5127743

Melissa Olsen 11/26/2007 3:57:02 PM

CONGRATS Steven!!! Awesome finalist! #5127787

Lisa J. Boulden 11/26/2007 4:04:04 PM

Congrats on the fabulous finalist!!!
--Lisa #5127905

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 11/26/2007 4:08:53 PM

WHOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOO
BIG Congrats on your finalist and best of luck in the next round! #5127999

Cary Rogers 11/26/2007 4:36:37 PM

Congratulations on this Finalist, Steven! Outstanding capture and presentation! #5128459

Lisa A. Car 11/26/2007 6:04:57 PM

WoW what a AWESOME effect! I really makes it "stand out"! Congrats on the finalist! #5129934

Lynn Haack 11/26/2007 6:07:22 PM

Congrats on this spectacular finalist! Lynn #5129983

Lisa A. Car 11/26/2007 6:17:23 PM

It really makes it "stand out"! sorry about that. #5130179

Kathy L. Clark 11/26/2007 7:19:26 PM

Such a fabulous finalist Steven. Congrats!!!! #5131129

Michelle L. Frick 11/26/2007 8:13:45 PM

Congratulations Steven! That is a BEAUTIFUL kitty! #5131907

Marina Moore 11/26/2007 9:28:57 PM

Congratulations Steven!!!! Beautiful and brilliant editing. :) #5132503

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 11/26/2007 10:15:12 PM

Love SO much your work Steven.. Congratulations again!! #5132701

Barbara Waldoch 11/27/2007 12:10:54 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Steven! #5132925

Jennifer A. Lambert 11/27/2007 4:50:58 AM

I KNEW IT..CONGRATULATIONS !!!!!! Blessings , Jenny #5133904

Cindy Cone 11/27/2007 5:16:23 AM

Magnificent image, Steven! Congrats on a well-deserved finalist! #5134075

Amy Jackson 11/27/2007 5:25:31 AM

Congratulations, Steven!! Awesome!! #5134137

Gail Vitikacs 11/27/2007 6:18:15 AM

WOW! Congratulations! #5134537

Inge S. Lasmana 11/27/2007 9:18:20 AM

Congratulations Steven for this beautiful finalist! WTG! #5135684

Dianna Hauf 11/27/2007 2:15:48 PM

Again, a VERY heartfelt congratulations Steven!! #5137301

Christopher J. Budny 11/27/2007 2:50:14 PM

Congratulations, Steven! The out-of-the-frame treatment is quite eye-catching here! #5137475

Mike Umbreit 11/27/2007 3:09:46 PM

Steven - Congratulations on your finalist! - Mike #5137602

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 11/27/2007 4:40:13 PM

WOW!! He's really stepping right into my livingroom. FANTASTIC capture and work, Steven. Big congratulations! #5138043

Susan Fox 11/27/2007 5:28:53 PM

Wonderful image! Congrats Steven :-) #5138393

Mary K. Robison 11/27/2007 8:21:42 PM

The capture itself is gorgeous, Steven, but your framing adds that special quality that spells:
W-I-N-N-E-R!
Congrats on its selection as a finalist, and may it reach even higher! #5139495

Margaret R. Barry 11/28/2007 1:22:19 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Steven! #5140578

Alex T. Mizuno 11/28/2007 11:46:36 PM

Wow, this is really striking! I don't know how I missed this one. Congratulations on this awesome Finalist! Not only it's so sharp, but it really pops out to coming at you. Wonderful work, Steven! Each of your work shows excellence. #5145581

Sherry Sturgis 11/29/2007 9:41:34 AM

Magnificant!!! A big congratulations to you, Steven, on this wonderful finalist! #5147627

Carol Teal 11/29/2007 11:42:55 PM

WTG Steven! This is wonderful! Congrats on your finalist! #5150029

Mitch Spence 11/30/2007 5:55:40 PM

Ah, such a creative, out of the frame, handling here, Steven. Certainly makes that tiger quite real to the viewer. Congratulations. #5153609

Debbie E. Payne 1/1/2008 12:16:48 PM

Really, only one word need be said here; STUNNING! #5277359

Reynaldo D. Reyes 1/2/2008 1:26:11 AM

I realize it's late to add my comments but congrats anyway, I'll add this to my favorites. Are you sharing the tips how it's done? #5279774

Steven E. Ray 1/2/2008 4:52:47 PM

Thanks everyone! I thought this one would be at least a winner... but not... pout.

Reynaldo, there is no trick to the 3D effect. I just added a white bar on a layer in Photoshop, cut out the ear using the marquee tool and it is done! You do need a photo with something that is close to the edge that can be cut out. If you photograph a subect during an approach, it will look 3D. That's about it :) #5283515

Reynaldo D. Reyes 1/2/2008 6:23:19 PM

Thanks, I'll try it. You're super! :) #5283806

Kate Flynn 1/4/2008 2:13:44 AM

this is sutch a good photo. its like its coming out to to =] #5289615

Cindy Wong 1/4/2008 10:20:34 PM

You're very talented! Your works are amazing! I feel like this "giant kitty" is going to jump out from my screen! Thanks for sharing your works, Steven! :D #5293780

Cassie L. Woodlee 1/5/2008 10:37:15 AM

I just love your work Steven, I have tried to do this effect and couldn't achieve it. Awesome capture and presentation!!!!!!!!!!! #5296034

Jen M 1/16/2008 3:18:52 PM

This is sooooo stunningly beautiful! wow, awesome work! #5349837

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/26/2008 5:33:53 PM

Excellent capture Steven, a beautiful finalist!! Congratulations! #5401249

Jennifer A. Lambert 1/29/2008 5:59:04 AM

This SO should have WON Steven...I STILL LOVE this shot !!!! Jenny #5412655

Tonya Shackelford 1/30/2008 6:33:21 PM

Wow!!! This image is amazing, Steven! You are very talented and have a beautiful gallery! Nice work! #5420705

Srividya Narasimhan 2/3/2008 12:25:54 AM

wow! stunning. How did you eliminate the cage in the picture? I have tried taking photos in the zoo but inspite of using manual focussing, I can't eliminate the cage.
It looks like you have shot it in kenya! #5435688

Dianna Murphy 2/11/2008 7:59:27 AM

Great job steve. An amazing shot! #5478261

Songbird Cline 3/9/2008 10:16:16 PM

you do the most amazing work! everything you do is awesome!!! #5618759

Shannon O. 6/23/2008 2:21:13 PM

This is amazing! It pops. #6098235

Amy E. Schneider 10/15/2008 5:50:07 AM

Awesome capture of this beautiful kitty. Terrific clarity and pov. I absolutely L-O-V-E how you cropped this image to look like the tiger was walking out of the picture....this is a favorite for me. I can't believe this didn't win a gold!!!
Tell me it made it into the zoo's brochure atleast! Gorgeous work.
Your gallery is amazing....thanks again for looking at my humble gallery.
Amy:) #6602230

Dianna Murphy 1/12/2009 8:58:11 AM

You have a great gallery! Love this with his ear sticking out. Make's it 3D like. #7019756

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Another photo from trip to Houston Zoo in 2003.
The zoo is just so-so, but it did have quality subjects for photography.
Canon 28-135mm & Entered "Animals" & Cash.

Uploaded on 10/29/2007 5:21:44 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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