A Princess on a Pillow

© Michelle L. Frick

A Princess on a Pillow

Ashley Froehlich 1/19/2008 12:23:06 PM

Love that face!! Great
Capture.. :) #834206

Janet L. Rogal 1/19/2008 12:28:27 PM

Love your photo Michelle. She really pops out of the picture, and those eyes are captivating. #5363800

Michelle L. Frick 1/19/2008 12:34:31 PM

Thank you so much Ashley and Janet! #5363823

Debbra Bailey 1/19/2008 12:40:06 PM

This picture is great! I love how the eyes are popping out at you! Really catches your attention! #5363843

Datha Y. Thompson 1/19/2008 12:41:00 PM

Gorgeous!!! Love those eyes and color!!! :0) #5363845

Daniella Puente 1/19/2008 12:42:39 PM

A winner!!!!!!!!!!!
Big WOW Michelle this is AWESOME :))))) #5363850

Bill Knaps 1/19/2008 12:44:27 PM

What a great shot and what a look on it's face. Bill #5363865

Jennifer L. Taranto 1/19/2008 12:45:16 PM

Such an intense kitty cat stare ^..^ SO sharp & clear!!! Love the way the colors on the pillow compliment Butterscotch's fur!!! #5363868

Susan M. Hembree 1/19/2008 12:45:32 PM

Colors, clarity and framing; everything is great, Michelle! Wonderful photo! #5363870

Monika Sapek 1/19/2008 12:55:05 PM

What a funny capture! The catís stare is so intense and takes your attention right away.

Patric K. Medeiros 1/19/2008 1:10:57 PM

this is absolutely perfect. you nailed this one. great job Michelle #5363965

Joy Rector 1/19/2008 1:18:41 PM

wow, love it #5363992

Tiia Vissak 1/19/2008 2:17:42 PM

a beautiful portrait! #5364133

Jennifer L. Alder 1/19/2008 2:38:45 PM

WOW! Terrific capture of Butterscoth, Michelle! GREAT eyes and color! :) #5364184

Michelle L. Frick 1/19/2008 2:38:53 PM

Thank you Debbra, Datha, Daniella, Bill, Jenn, Sue, Monika, Patric, Joy and Tiia!! #5364185

Matt Quaid 1/19/2008 2:52:43 PM

Great shot Michelle, love how the eyes pop in the photo #5364216

Michelle L. Frick 1/19/2008 3:04:59 PM

Thank you very much Matt! #5364251

Michelle L. Frick 1/19/2008 3:12:41 PM

Oh, and somehow I missed Jennifer! Thank you Jennifer!!! #5364275

Sheila D. Bottoms 1/19/2008 3:39:40 PM

Love this shot. Awesome! #5364345

Michelle L. Frick 1/19/2008 3:47:23 PM

Thank you Sheila! You know Butter's a photogenic little girl! #5364375

Paul G Slate 1/19/2008 3:53:17 PM

This is a fantastic image! great DOF! Nice work! #5364402

Michelle L. Frick 1/19/2008 4:16:44 PM

Thank you so much Paul! #5364465

Errick L. Cameron 1/19/2008 4:27:16 PM

great capture. My cats run way I get the camera out. Just like the boys!!! #5364504

Melissa G. Meiselman 1/19/2008 8:05:39 PM

OH MY....those eyes are totally amazing, Michelle!! This is really an exceptional portrait of your cat with fine details and great lighting!! #5365088

Paul Goodman 1/19/2008 8:35:04 PM

WOW, Will you look at those eyes!! I think he wants to eat me. LOL. great capture shell. #5365148

Michelle L. Frick 1/19/2008 8:59:18 PM

Thank you very much Errick, Melissa and Paul! She wouldn't eat you Paul - she's scared of her own shadow - LOL! #5365198

Summer A. Kozisek 1/20/2008 12:54:02 AM

What an eye popping kitty! Great capture! #5365615

Laurence Saliba 1/20/2008 5:16:56 AM

Oh wowwwwwww this is so beautiful Michelle!!! I bet we see this again!!!! #5366068

Michelle L. Frick 1/20/2008 9:23:20 AM

Thank you very much Summer & Laurence! #5367021

Shari Kelly 1/20/2008 12:38:37 PM

Michelle---this made me laugh as soon as I saw it...This could so be the front of one of those funny cards...
Great photo!!! I had a "Butterscotch" too...she was one of my best pets...
Sharon #5367774

Michelle L. Frick 1/20/2008 12:48:01 PM

Thank you Sharon. She's a beautiful girl. I have another one that I will upload (probably tomorrow) where she looks much more regal and catlike. #5367832

Jenny D 1/20/2008 4:58:41 PM

Wow, what a complete cutie! #5368718

Sam Britt 1/20/2008 4:59:26 PM

Terrific kitty portrait, Michelle. Those eyes are amazing! #5368722

Michelle L. Frick 1/20/2008 5:10:02 PM

Thank you very much Jen and Sam! #5368756

Marina Moore 1/20/2008 5:46:42 PM

Oh Michelle, I missed this one!!!! This is great!!! Awesome image, wonderful comp, colors and detail, and those eyes!!! A true winner! :) #5368895

Michelle L. Frick 1/20/2008 5:49:13 PM

Thank you so much Marina!! #5368903

Victoria de Martigny 1/20/2008 8:23:26 PM

FABULOUS photo Michelle! I love the expression, the colors and the DOF with the attention really focusing on the eyes. As a fellow cat-lover, I can also appreciate how difficult is can be to get them to just sit still and look at the lens. Really well-done! #5369367

Roxanne M. Bubar 1/21/2008 7:22:14 AM

Oh my gosh. Love the expression.
Awesome tones and image. #5371588

Michelle L. Frick 1/21/2008 8:50:53 AM

Thank you so much Victoria and Roxanne! #5371859

Angie Sidles 1/21/2008 8:30:54 PM

I just can't decide which one I like better! The colors of the pillow match the golden color of the kitty so well and the expressions are priceless! WINNERS!!! #5374510

Lisa J. Boulden 1/22/2008 4:32:10 PM

Love this!!!
What an expression!!!
--Lisa #5378539

Michelle L. Frick 1/22/2008 4:35:24 PM

Thank you Angie and Lisa! She's is an easily frightened kitty Lisa - LOL! #5378550

Emily E. Bem 1/25/2008 7:28:40 AM

Good grief...this is FANTASTIC! You had better resubmit this image if it doesn't get an EFP! It's a winner all the way! #5391880

Michelle L. Frick 1/25/2008 7:30:15 AM

Thank you Emily! Yes, it got skipped - boo hoo! Perhaps another day! #5391887

Teresa Norris 1/28/2008 10:05:26 AM

This is awesome, Michelle! It's just beautiful, with the great colors and lighting, and her expression! Butterscotch is beautiful, and I agree that you should re-submit this one! #5408502

Hayley J. Hamlin 2/4/2008 7:23:22 AM

Fantastic capture and love the DOF!! #5441294

Michelle L. Frick 2/4/2008 9:54:37 AM

Thank you Teresa and Hayley!! #5441956

Chastity Abbott 2/4/2008 4:32:00 PM

Beautiful colors in this and the dof does rock too! Beautiful work my friend!!! #5443725

Michelle L. Frick 2/4/2008 5:13:49 PM

Thank you so much Chatity!

Michelle L. Frick 2/4/2008 5:29:59 PM

Whoops - typo - Thank you Chastity!!! #5444024

Dr. Harmeet Singh 2/4/2008 9:10:23 PM

Loved the looks.Great capture. #5444927

Melinda F. Schneider 2/5/2008 2:09:00 PM

Looks as though she's saying, "And nobody better make me give up this pillow!" It's a wonderful shot, Michelle, beautiful colors, DOF, lighting, and that expression--wow! #5449027

Michelle L. Frick 2/5/2008 3:18:26 PM

Thank you so much Harmeet and Melinda! #5449333

Amy JACKSON 2/5/2008 3:24:36 PM

Very cute! Wonderful kitty portrait, Michelle!! #5449377

Kara L. Hendricks 2/6/2008 6:38:28 AM

This was WELL worth another submit Michelle...:) I am NOT a cat person at all... But this is darling.. And you captured her in all her glory... She looks like royalty...:)

Good luck with this!! #5452536

Michelle L. Frick 2/6/2008 7:42:50 AM

Thank you so much Amy and Kara! Kara, thanks for the nudge to resub! And, LOL - Butter would be the perfect cat for a non-cat person - she's not a people cat. She merely tolerates us because we feed her. And, she actually spoons with me at night, but only once she's sure I am done moving and won't disturb her any further. LOL! #5452836

Laurie Watts 2/6/2008 2:22:38 PM

I love the texture in this image. Very well done, excellent DOF and perspective. #5454538

Amanda Chapman 2/6/2008 7:34:22 PM

I am SOOOOOO impressed by this image!!!!! Outstanding! #5455584

Melissa McCabe 2/6/2008 7:35:53 PM

I love this shot of Butterscotch too!! : ) -mm #5455589

Michelle L. Frick 2/6/2008 8:31:53 PM

Thank you so much Laurie, Amanda and Melissa! #5455807

Teresa Norris 2/6/2008 9:35:45 PM

I'm so happy to see this again, Michelle! I LOVE this portrait of your Butterscotch! #5455969

Michelle L. Frick 2/7/2008 5:35:16 PM

Thank you Teresa!! #5460905

Cynthia L. Deters 2/7/2008 8:10:31 PM

This picture is too funny! Love it! #5461686

Toni Riggs 2/8/2008 12:28:28 AM

What beautiful big eyes! LOL, this is so cute! I love cats. #5462289

Joan Kocak 2/8/2008 2:19:27 PM

wow Michelle, incredible clarity and love the colors, beautiful~ #5465713

Michelle L. Frick 2/8/2008 5:38:43 PM

Thank you so much Cynthia, Toni and Joan!! #5466465

Sylvia Rossler 2/10/2008 12:13:48 PM

Simply awesome Michelle !!! This beauty is definately a winner in my book !!! #5474315

Michelle L. Frick 2/10/2008 12:25:48 PM

Oh, thank you Sylvia!! #5474362

Heather E. Lupo 2/12/2008 10:37:03 AM

Wow Michelle! This is definitely on my favorites list! Her eyes are captivating! Gorgeous capture of your Princess Kitty! ~Heather #5484826

Jim Britt 2/12/2008 7:48:45 PM

Look at those eyes! How cool is that? HAHA. Great "in the moment" shot. Great job. #5486995

Michelle L. Frick 2/12/2008 8:02:21 PM

Thank you so much Heather and Jim! #5487045

Michael S. Lazarus 2/13/2008 3:31:53 AM

Michelle, You have a lot of talent. Photos of pets are so common (pedestrian I like to call it) that they rarely catch my attention. If you have a captive subject so to speak then taking a little extra effort to catch them in a compelling state with a nice background is at least a minimum for a good shot. Then to use DOF, POV and other camera skills to really show it off is the kicker. This does all that. It's one of my favorite for that reason. #5488237

Michelle L. Frick 2/13/2008 7:06:41 AM

Wow, thank you Michael - that's quite a compliment! #5489364

Sarah G 2/20/2008 7:22:42 AM

I was going photo by photo through your gallery, just pushing the "next" button when this amazing expression on the most adorable cat popped up in front of me.

This is a fantastic image and my visual senses went into immediate and thorough enjoyment.

Excellent setting, POV, DOF, colors, etc. This is one very special photo and the least I can say about this one is... I LOVE IT!! #5521233

Michelle L. Frick 2/20/2008 8:30:35 AM

Wow, thank you Sarah! And, how sweet of you to wander through my gallery - thank you so much! #5521556

Nikki McDonald 2/21/2008 5:08:57 PM

Great re-sub. Congratulations on the EP. Good luck, Shell #5528321

Michelle L. Frick 2/21/2008 5:30:05 PM

Thank you so much Nikki! #5528375

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Butterscotch found a comfy spot to rest with some sunlight to warm her up.

f1.8, 1/125, 85mm lens, ISO100

Cropped, screened, sharpened, +contrast & +sat in PSCS3.
Resub for Feb. in Animals. I love this shot of Butterscotch!

Exif: F Number: 1.8, Exposure Bias Value: -1.33, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 1/19/2008 12:06:23 PM

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