Blue Eyed Bearded Stray

© Sam Britt

<b>Blue Eyed Bearded Stray</b>

Terry T. Ruvalcaba 9/15/2008 7:34:20 AM

Great job, very captivating, absolutely beautiful! #998954

Jessica Jenney 9/15/2008 7:57:46 AM

WOW! What beautiful markings! Gorgeous blue eyes and effects, Sam! #6457146

John R. Sanchez 9/15/2008 8:04:30 AM

Wow!! What a shot, Samantha! And what beautiful cat. #6457179

Kimi A. Phillips 9/15/2008 8:12:53 AM

The colors just POP! Beautiful work!:) #6457199

Margaret R. Barry 9/15/2008 8:17:54 AM

Beautiful colors and effects, Sam! #6457213

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/15/2008 8:24:46 AM

WOW...WOW...WOW...what a GORGEOUS image of this beautiful kitty, Sam!!!!! ♫ k #6457236

Karen Slagle 9/15/2008 8:35:10 AM

Wow, Sam, this is awesome. Love, love, love it. I would enlarge this big and hang it. What fantastic effects..... #6457272

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/15/2008 8:46:08 AM

Beautiful!! Love those eyes and effects......I would have to adopt him/her? #6457321

Tammy M. Anderson 9/15/2008 8:49:18 AM

Stunning image. LOVE IT!!!! #6457333

Tammy D. Ferren 9/15/2008 9:31:47 AM

Beautiful, love the effects. VERY eye catching, Samantha. #6457501

Janet Daniel 9/15/2008 9:55:57 AM

Captivating eyes, Sam! Outstanding DD work, she's a beauty! #6457569

Jennifer L. Taranto 9/15/2008 10:23:14 AM

i LOVE what you've done with the eyes - very captivating!! love the use of the frac filter too!! a beautiful full frame of this cute kitty!! #6457678

Karen Engelbreth 9/15/2008 1:22:36 PM

WOW - fantastic portrait - love those eyes, Sam! #6458316

Bill Knaps 9/15/2008 1:50:10 PM

Beautiful work with this beautiful cat Sam. Bill #6458408

Carol Sawyer 9/15/2008 2:00:54 PM

All I can say is Gorgeous work and cat, Sam!!! #6458460

Deb Koskovich 9/15/2008 2:34:40 PM

Sam, WOW!! Winner!! #6458605

Claudia Kuhn 9/15/2008 2:36:04 PM

TErrific effects Sam, those are some piercing blue eyes. #6458610

Patricia Ronan 9/15/2008 2:43:56 PM

Gorgeous image and digital work Sam, love the direct stare of the cat:) #6458641

Sam Britt 9/15/2008 2:55:54 PM

Thank you Terry, Jessica, John, Kimi, Margaret, Kitty, Karen, Shelly, Tammy F, Tammy A, Janet, Jennifer, Karen, Bill, Carol, Deb, Claudia & Patricia! #6458674

Leslie McLain 9/15/2008 2:57:54 PM

Another amazing kitty portrait. Great unage and effects. #6458683

Ken Jarvis 9/15/2008 3:43:18 PM

Great work, Samantha! #6458839

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 9/15/2008 3:44:41 PM

Beautiful cat Samantah, fantastic effects! #6458844

Kathleen Rinker 9/15/2008 4:08:04 PM

Gorgeous Sam wonderful effects!! #6458894

Sam Britt 9/15/2008 5:04:16 PM

Thank you Leslie, Ken, Peaches & Kathleen! #6459011

Nancy L. Green 9/15/2008 5:14:53 PM

WOW!!! This totally ROCKS Sam, outstanding work my friend!! <>< #6459057

Lorna Shutter 9/15/2008 5:35:02 PM

You've created a wonderful image here, Sam! Great use of the Fractalius filter! The blue eyes are stunning! Nice work! :) #6459135

Vladan D. Djordjevic 9/15/2008 5:53:10 PM

An amazing image with terrific colors and effects. #6459180

Robyn A. Terrell 9/15/2008 6:05:05 PM

Holy Cow, what a superb image, Sam! Great work. #6459216

Sam Britt 9/15/2008 6:09:58 PM

Thank you Nancy, Lorna, Vladan & Robyn! #6459234

Mary Beth Aiello 9/15/2008 6:24:18 PM

Wow, this is a standout, Sam. Great work. #6459269

Patrick Rouzes 9/15/2008 7:03:29 PM

Incredible tones/contrasts, detail & captivating eyes!!! EXCEPTIONAL work again,Sam!!! #6459362

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 9/15/2008 11:03:15 PM


KARU. #6460005

Stefania Barbier 9/16/2008 12:35:22 AM

oh my spectacular Sam... fx are amazing! #6460307

Rhonda Thornton-Hecker 9/16/2008 5:37:16 AM

Wow, this is a stunning shot. Absolutly amazing capture. #6461267

Sam Britt 9/16/2008 5:44:31 AM

Thank you Mary Beth, Patrick, Karu, Stefania & Rhonda! #6461294

Max Aureli 9/16/2008 5:46:04 AM

WOW what capture and what eyes Samantha !!! #6461299

Anita Hogue 9/16/2008 12:10:33 PM

WOW, believe you have yourself another winner here, Sam! Fabulous image! #6462633

Jane E. Kirn 9/16/2008 12:56:59 PM

Sam, you have such a collection of cats! Wonderful technique, and the eyes are more than captivating. Yep, another winner Sam. I so enjoy your gallery. #6462840

Candice C. Calhoun 9/16/2008 1:34:49 PM

Sensational photo and presentation! WOW, so eye catching!

ccc #6463003

Barbara Waldoch 9/16/2008 3:28:16 PM

Wonderfully striking image, Sam! #6463475

Ellen Hodges 9/16/2008 6:48:31 PM

What a beautiful, "eye catching" image, Sam! #6464059

Sam Britt 9/16/2008 8:22:11 PM

Thank you Anita, Jane, Candice, Barbara & Ellen! #6464336

Janet McNeil 9/17/2008 5:48:06 AM

Really "pops" in your gallery!! Lovely effects!! #6465873

Sam Britt 9/17/2008 7:56:25 AM

Thanks Janet! #6466349

anonymous 9/17/2008 9:49:10 AM

WOW! Another fabulous cat image Sam! The eyes are amazing! Well done! B- #6466663

Jim Baines 9/17/2008 10:41:09 AM

Dang! This is plain drop-dead gorgeous, Samantha! #6466802

Sam Britt 9/17/2008 1:56:44 PM

Thank you Barbara & Jim! #6467417

Tammy Espino 9/17/2008 2:08:58 PM

Should win by me!! :) Stunning~ #6467467

Michelle L. Frick 9/17/2008 4:31:29 PM

GORGEOUS!!! Love what you've created here - the full frame, the fractal and that sweet face!! #6467994

Sam Britt 9/17/2008 6:24:09 PM

Thanks Tammy & Michelle! #6468420

Raymond Pauly 9/17/2008 10:29:45 PM

Awesome work here, Sam! Beautiful image! #6469071

Sam Britt 9/18/2008 7:13:41 AM

Thanks Raymond! #6470946

Lynn Haack 9/18/2008 2:38:40 PM

WOW!!! Cooooool Cat! Excellent this one. Beautiful EYES...this caught my eye immediately. WTG! Lynn #6472365

Sam Britt 9/18/2008 3:02:17 PM

Thank you, Lynn! #6472427

Judy A. Lawhon 9/18/2008 6:49:27 PM

This is fantastic, Sam!! #6473200

Sam Britt 9/18/2008 7:34:51 PM

Thanks Judy! #6473331

A P 9/19/2008 11:44:20 AM

I'm really getting behind in comments and it upset me because I might miss something like this. WoW Sam. Awesome job on those piercing blue eyes. (even if they were green) wonderful use of effects. Another cat winner for you. #6476291

Brett Dolsen 9/19/2008 3:07:42 PM

I agree a winner!!Sunning PS and capture Samantha!!Brett #6477152

Sam Britt 9/19/2008 5:03:05 PM

Thank you Ann & Brett! #6477612

Dorann Weber 9/19/2008 6:44:42 PM

Wow...Those eyes...Wonderful PS work..! I love how the cat's face fills the whole frame.. #6477955

Mary K. Robison 9/19/2008 11:33:03 PM

Once again, your use of the Frac filter makes a jump-off-the-screen image, Sam.

Throw in the eye-color switch to vivid blue, and the tight crop, and you most certainly have another WINNER! #6478586

Nadya Johnson 9/19/2008 11:46:12 PM

Amazing, Sam! I bet we're looking at a winner here! WOW, those eyes! A beauty! (She looks a lot like one of mine named Skeeter.) Cool work! #6478613

Sam Britt 9/20/2008 9:33:21 AM

Thank you Dorann, Mary & Nadya! #6480397

Sandy Hawkins 9/20/2008 6:41:04 PM

Oh my gosh....this is really stunning, Sam! #6481923

Carol Teal 9/20/2008 11:29:52 PM

WOW! This is amazing Sam! Great job with the eyes and love the hint of Frac. Surely we will see this one again! I have to add this one to my favs! #6482571

Martha N. Church 9/21/2008 4:58:57 AM

Spectacular image, Sam! #6483259

Sam Britt 9/21/2008 7:57:32 PM

Thank you Sandy, Carol & Martha! #6486146

Howard B. Cheek 9/23/2008 4:41:37 AM

This one definitely has that "wow" factor Samantha, the eyes are amazing here.
Great work!
Howard #6497518

Sam Britt 9/23/2008 5:49:11 PM

Thanks Howard! #6501500

Tommy E. Burgess 9/24/2008 11:21:55 PM

Sam this is just Stunning! I love the vivid color and contrast and the fract filter looks exceptional. #6508814

Kay Beausoleil 9/25/2008 5:09:00 PM

Wonderful impact, Sam -- great work! #6512533

Irene Colling 9/26/2008 5:30:04 AM

Amazing photo work Amy.
The eyes, the tight crop, and the effects make this image great. #6515044

Irene Colling 9/26/2008 5:31:52 AM

Sorry Samantha, I had just looked at Amy's photo and called you be the wrong name. #6515048

Lisa J. Boulden 9/26/2008 8:33:26 AM

Gorgeous, Sam!
Love the mesmerizing blue eyes!
Blessings, Lisa #6515737

Melissa Hintz 9/26/2008 1:56:47 PM

Wow! I love the photo and the effects just give it the 'kick'! Great work! #6516925

Sam Britt 9/27/2008 3:54:27 PM

Thank you Tommy, Kay, Irene, Lisa & Melissa! #6521150

Tamera S. Phillips 10/3/2008 8:44:22 PM

Love the extra color and effects on this one Sam. Great job. #6550408

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 10/7/2008 11:45:17 AM

Absolutely stunning! Great work, Sam! #6565923

Steven E. Ray 10/16/2008 11:51:46 PM

The Fractalius is one fun filter, and it did exceptional on this kitty :) Those radiant blue eyes are perfect for this composition. #6612137

William88 10/24/2008 4:40:04 PM

Awesome!! great art work. #6655144

Tiia Vissak 10/25/2008 7:21:11 AM

very cool! #6657803

Leslie McLain 10/25/2008 7:30:56 AM

Wow, amazing eyes. Terrific effects. #6657854

Sam Britt 10/25/2008 2:57:37 PM

Thanks everyone! #6659504

Bill Wyatt 10/25/2008 3:47:42 PM

WOW gorgeous work the colors and effects are fantastic! #6659613

John Connolly 10/25/2008 3:54:40 PM

Amazing DD work here Sam! An outstanding effect and colors! #6659629

Sam Britt 10/25/2008 5:55:03 PM

Thanks Bill & John! #6659913

Eugenio Diaz 10/26/2008 7:01:50 AM

A winner...very striking image! #6662082

Laurence Saliba 10/26/2008 11:41:28 AM

Wowwwwwwww this is awesome!!!! #6663154

Sam Britt 10/26/2008 3:09:08 PM

Thanks Eugenio & Laurence! #6663763

Sherry L. Davis 10/26/2008 3:56:50 PM

Awesome = WOW! Love it! #6663918

Sam Britt 10/27/2008 5:23:09 PM

Thanks Sherry! #6669429

Gail R. Schuett 12/19/2008 5:35:24 AM

Sam,can't believe I didn't see this sooner.
Really,a stray?? he's beautiful!!
Purrfectly captured..congrats on the EP!! Gail #6911566

Jane E. Kirn 7/2/2009 11:55:40 AM

Wonderful- LOVE it. Your cat photos are always breath taking. #7701360

Melissa Malisia 8/28/2009 6:52:20 AM

Sam, this is AWESOME!!! #7895488

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Originally submitted to Animals Category, resubmitted to Digital Darkroom Category October 2008

Actually she had pale green eyes. Selective coloring of eyes and a tad of the Fractalius plugin filter used in Adobe Photoshop CS3.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 72.00 mm, Model: DSC-H1

Uploaded on 9/15/2008 7:17:42 AM Editor's Pick

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