Regal Beauty

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 10/2/2008 12:53:50 PM

Very regal-- Butterscotch is a true beauty!
And I've found orange cats to have the best personalities... #1009281

Datha Y. Thompson 10/2/2008 12:58:26 PM

BEAUTIFUL!!!! :0) #6544401

Erika Haight 10/2/2008 12:59:52 PM

Fabulous shot Michelle! I love the clarity and detail... beautiful kitty!!

Joy Rector 10/2/2008 1:21:23 PM

love this shot #6544480

Michelle L. Frick 10/2/2008 2:32:34 PM

Thank you Melinda, Datha, Erika & Joy! #6544668

Sheila D. Bottoms 10/2/2008 2:37:38 PM

She is a regal beauty and she sure knows it. Love the natural light. #6544691

Michelle L. Frick 10/2/2008 2:38:42 PM

Thank you Sheila! #6544697

Sam Britt 10/2/2008 2:42:37 PM

Handsome kitty, great portrait, Michelle. I didn't recognize Butterscotch without the dramatic eye effects you've used on other images of him. #6544720

Michelle L. Frick 10/2/2008 3:31:09 PM

Thank you Sam! I usually just catch her with a surprised expression. This time she was kind of over me - LOL! #6544882

Daniella Puente 10/2/2008 5:00:37 PM

Ohh here is the king again :o) that cat is so cute Michelle and love that focus on the face with the rest of the image to be out of focus!!! #6545148

Michelle L. Frick 10/2/2008 5:11:11 PM

Thank you Daniella! #6545176

Angie Sidles level-classic 10/2/2008 7:00:36 PM

Awwww, it's so nice to see Butterscotch looking so relaxed!!! ;-) Beautiful shot Michelle! #6545454

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 10/2/2008 8:24:27 PM

Fabulous tones/colors, detail, clarity, pov & presentation here, Michelle!!! Outstanding work , as usual!!! #6545613

Freddy Bland 10/2/2008 8:41:07 PM

A beautiful capture of this regal cat! Looks like royalty. #6545643

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/2/2008 10:07:50 PM

yes he does look like a king on his throne... :-) beautiful! #6545788

Michelle L. Frick 10/3/2008 10:54:39 AM

Thank you so much Angie, Patrick, Freddy and Stefania! #6548577

Bill Knaps 10/6/2008 2:23:30 PM

Beautiful portrait Michelle. Bill #6561505

Michelle L. Frick 10/6/2008 3:52:50 PM

Thank you Bill! #6561886

Lynn Crawford 10/7/2008 3:34:55 PM

WOW such clarity and detail, I love this one :) #6566762

Michelle L. Frick 10/7/2008 4:17:53 PM

Thank you Lynn! #6566918

Natasa Mikuz level-classic 10/24/2008 11:08:52 AM

Beautiful! #6653363

Leslie J. Morris level-classic 11/16/2008 12:00:11 PM

He is magnificent Michelle!

What wonderful family members cats make. We were going to wait until after the holidays to bring a new family member home after losing Donovan last week. I just cant make it that long without a feline in the house, so when I get back from Seattle for Thanksgiving I am going out to look for a new lap warmer! Thanks for sharing such wonderful images of yours.

Leslie #6762735

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 11/16/2008 11:59:56 PM

How sweet, he looks so comfortable Shell. Excellent work! #6764514

Nikki McDonald level-classic 11/17/2008 6:30:49 PM

Beautifully done, Shell -- the textures of the cushions really work well with his expression. Great detail in his face, too. Good luck on your favorite. #6767726

Michelle L. Frick 11/17/2008 6:53:55 PM

Thank you Leslie, Donna & Nikki! Butterscotch is a she - apparently only 5% of orange tabbies are females - so, she's a pretty rare little beauty! #6767785

Leslie J. Morris level-classic 11/17/2008 7:11:13 PM

How cool! I have a friend who has two female orange tabbies...what a rare duo they are. Leslie #6767857

Michelle L. Frick 11/17/2008 7:13:38 PM

She should breed them! Of course, the vet told me this after she was fixed. She's my little sweetheart - scared of her own shadow, but such a pretty girl!

Thanks for commenting Leslie! #6767869

Jodi M. Walsh 11/25/2008 7:23:15 PM

what a comfy kitty! congrats on the finalist Michelle! #6805105

Jeanine M. Bailey 11/25/2008 7:53:18 PM

WTG Michelle!!! Congrats on another Butterscotch finalist!!! :) #6805433

Susan Fox 11/25/2008 9:24:04 PM

Congrats on your fantastic image Shell!!!! #6806439

Michelle L. Frick 11/25/2008 9:43:56 PM

Thank you Jodi, Jeanine and Susan! #6806719

Cindy Bendush level-classic 11/25/2008 9:58:25 PM

Congratulations on your kitty finalist Michelle! :-) #6806883

Corinne M. Thompson 11/25/2008 10:19:35 PM

Congrats on your Finalist Michelle, wonderful capture! #6806998

Stefania Barbier level-classic 11/25/2008 10:19:43 PM

CONGRATS on your spectacular finalist! #6806999

Michelle L. Frick 11/25/2008 10:26:12 PM

Thank you Cindy, Corinne and Stefania! #6807036

Steven E. Ray 11/26/2008 1:17:13 AM

What a cool cat! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist! Good luck in the next round! #6807856

Katarina Mansson 11/26/2008 2:35:23 AM

Another beautiful finalist of this cat; congratulations Shell! #6808098

Stephanie Frey 11/26/2008 5:01:15 AM

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist, Michelle! GL in the next round! #6808974

Brandy Wilson 11/26/2008 5:15:27 AM

He's a cutie #6809083

Elida Gutierrez 11/26/2008 7:32:13 AM

One of my favs.
Congratulations for your FINALIST!!! #6810094

Sam Britt 11/26/2008 7:49:43 AM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Michelle! #6810260

Jennifer L. Taranto 11/26/2008 8:45:07 AM

HUGEST congratulations girly!! I just love Butter's eyes!!! #6810587

Sheila D. Bottoms 11/26/2008 9:06:51 AM

Whooo hoooo! Big congrats to you and butter. #6810745

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/26/2008 9:18:45 AM

WTG!!!! Congratulations on your finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6810872

Mitch Spence level-classic 11/26/2008 10:12:02 AM

Congratulations, Michelle! #6811161

Michelle L. Frick 11/26/2008 1:56:36 PM

Thank you Steven, Katarina, Stephanie, Brandy, Elida, Sam, Jenn, Sheila, Kitty and Mitch - your support and encouragement means a lot to me! #6812312

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 11/26/2008 3:37:12 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Shell, awesome work! #6812992

Michelle L. Frick 11/26/2008 5:00:20 PM

Thank you so much Donna! #6813194

Angie Sidles level-classic 11/26/2008 8:15:09 PM

Lovin' laid back Butterscotch! Big congrats on this stunning and well deserved Finalist Michelle! #6813899

Colleen Farrell 11/26/2008 10:14:17 PM

WTG, Michelle! So happy your fave made it! Big congrats on your awesome finalist! #6814166

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 11/27/2008 1:35:21 AM


UB. #6814869

Leslie McLain level-classic 11/27/2008 5:42:22 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. What a sweetie. #6815526

Sylvia Rossler 11/27/2008 2:28:43 PM

Big congrats on your wonderful finalist :)  #6816947

Michelle L. Frick 11/27/2008 8:11:54 PM

Thank you Angie, Colleen, Usman, Leslie and Sylvia!! #6817875

Sheila D. Bottoms 11/28/2008 11:07:45 AM

Whoooo hooooo!!!! So proud of you!!!! #6820451

Daniella Puente 11/28/2008 11:10:16 AM

BIG CONGRATS on this gold for you Shell!!! this is TERRIFIC :))))))) #6820470

Michelle L. Frick 11/28/2008 11:19:47 AM

Thank you Sheila and Daniella!! #6820539

Susie Peek-Swint 11/28/2008 11:20:54 AM

Big congrats to you and Butterscotch Shell ~ great winner! #6820545

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/28/2008 11:31:57 AM

Congratulations on this awesome win, Michelle!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6820624

Bill Wyatt 11/28/2008 11:37:20 AM

Congratulations on your terrific Winner! #6820656

Michelle L. Frick 11/28/2008 11:51:19 AM

Thank you Susie, Kitty, and Bill!! #6820771

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 11/28/2008 12:07:10 PM

Congratulations! A beautiful award winning capture of Butterscotch!!! WTG! #6820894

Angie Sidles level-classic 11/28/2008 12:14:44 PM

WOOOOO HOOOOOO!! BIG congrats on this well deserved WINNER! I knew I didn't have a chance with this in the running!! ;-) Awesome work Michelle!!! #6820944

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 11/28/2008 12:25:40 PM

Beautiful capture Michelle, congratulations on your winner! #6821007

Sam Britt 11/28/2008 12:42:51 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Michelle! #6821123

Jennifer L. Taranto 11/28/2008 12:52:51 PM

You rocked this shot girl - so glad to see it as a winner!!! Whoo Hoo!!! #6821207

Jeanine M. Bailey 11/28/2008 12:54:12 PM

Congrats Michelle!!! #6821217

Tammy Espino 11/28/2008 1:08:08 PM

Congrats on a wonderful win!!! :))) #6821338

A P 11/28/2008 1:50:56 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS Michelle on this awesome winner! #6821610

Colleen Farrell 11/28/2008 2:01:01 PM

WTG, Michelle! Big congratulations on your win! #6821661

Carla Metzler 11/28/2008 2:56:27 PM

Congratulations on your winner! #6821953

Denny E. Barnes level-classic 11/28/2008 3:02:07 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful image and winner, Michelle!! #6821981

Michelle L. Frick 11/28/2008 3:15:12 PM

Thank you sooooooooooooo much Donna, Ang, Claudia, Sam, Jenn, Jeanine, Tammy, Ann, Colleen, Carla and Denny! #6822036

Lorri Shank 11/28/2008 4:04:33 PM

Congratulations, Michelle! What a lovely, detailed image with such rich color. Happy for you! Lorri #6822232

Michael Umbreit 11/28/2008 4:34:24 PM

Shell - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike #6822336

Mary K. Robison 11/28/2008 4:54:16 PM

Congratulations on your win! #6822448

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 11/28/2008 5:09:34 PM

Yee Haw! Good gold! #6822542

Sylvia Rossler 11/28/2008 5:47:55 PM

WTG !! Big congrats on your stunning winner :o) #6822692

Michelle L. Frick 11/28/2008 6:00:19 PM

Thank you very much Lorri, Mike, Mary, Bob and Sylvia!! #6822748

Freddy Bland 11/28/2008 6:21:29 PM

Way to go, Michelle! Awesome win on an awesome photo! #6822821

Michelle L. Frick 11/28/2008 7:19:30 PM

Thank you so much Freddy! #6822959

Evy Johansen level-classic 11/28/2008 7:59:22 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Michelle!! #6823048

Michelle L. Frick 11/28/2008 8:07:23 PM

Thank you so much Evy!! That means the world to me! #6823070

Sharon Sawyer 11/28/2008 8:08:57 PM

Michelle, congratulations on your well deserved win !!!! #6823083

Michelle L. Frick 11/28/2008 8:13:56 PM

Thank you Sharon! #6823100

Stefania Barbier level-classic 11/28/2008 11:29:00 PM


Katarina Mansson 11/29/2008 12:13:34 AM

Cool cat and great photographer (and cool too :-). Congrats Shell!!! #6823686

Colette M. Metcalf 11/29/2008 4:21:38 AM

Congratulations!!!! #6824205

Stephanie Frey 11/29/2008 4:35:35 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Winner! #6824276

Anna Diederich 11/29/2008 4:49:36 AM

Congratulations on your win, Michelle! #6824386

Wally Orlowsky 11/29/2008 5:42:21 AM

Congratulations on this terrific winner, Michelle! #6824586

Elida Gutierrez 11/29/2008 10:03:34 AM



A Special Trophy for

"October Winners"


Michelle L. Frick 11/29/2008 10:27:28 AM

Thank you Stefania, Katarina, Colette, Stephanie, Anna, Wally, and Elida! And, special thanks for the trophy Elida!!! #6825597

Paul Goodman 11/29/2008 10:30:38 AM

congrats, shelllll well deserved. this was an awesome capture! #6825622

Michelle L. Frick 11/29/2008 11:08:00 AM

Thank you Paul! #6825832

Cary Rogers 11/29/2008 11:18:39 AM

Congrats on your Winner, Michelle! nice lighting, image comp, and earthy colors! #6825876

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 11/29/2008 1:27:19 PM

Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Michelle!! #6826353

Leland N. Saunders level-classic 11/29/2008 3:21:32 PM

BIG Congrats, Michelle ... well done !! #6826743

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 11/29/2008 3:35:34 PM

Yay for you and butterscotch!!! Big congrats, Michelle- lovely winner! #6826796

Dr. Harmeet Singh level-classic 11/29/2008 6:51:31 PM

Huge Congrats on your Winner, Michelle! #6827458

Susan Fox level-classic 11/29/2008 7:17:41 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win! #6827587

Bill Knaps level-classic 11/29/2008 8:26:58 PM

Congrats on your well deserved win Michelle. Bill #6827789

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 11/29/2008 10:18:02 PM

Congratulations on your great winning photo, Michelle! #6828042

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 11/30/2008 10:36:48 AM

Wonderful... CONGRATULATIONS! #6830209

Michelle L. Frick 11/30/2008 3:57:41 PM

Thank you Cary, Judy, Lee, Jen, Harmeet, Susan, Bill, Sue and JudyAnn! #6831497

Jillian Danielson 11/30/2008 7:04:08 PM

WOWWWWWWWWWWW congrats my dear!!! Sooo happy for you!!! #6832019

Michelle L. Frick 12/2/2008 9:48:24 AM

Thank you Jilly! #6839966

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 1/3/2009 8:51:19 PM

Beautiful photo, Shell! Congratulations! #6978781

Michelle L. Frick 1/3/2009 9:54:38 PM

Thank you Sue! #6978937

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Butterscotch atop the pillows on my bed. Natural afternoon light.

Exif: F Number: 1.8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, 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 10/2/2008 12:09:41 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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