Pumpkin Patrol

Uploaded: October 20, 2014 08:57:15 | Entered: September 26, 2018 06:07:34


Some of you may remember and recognize Chloe, the resident Wildseed Farms cat, from a photo I did a few Halloweens ago. From my archives, another Chloe photo for Halloween 2014. (Fredericksburg, TX)

Resub DD 10/17

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 207.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Colette M. Metcalf October 20, 2014 1

What a cute capture, Val!!! #1591687

David Phalen October 20, 2014

Perfect for the season!! #11163455

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 20, 2014

Outstanding image Val! #11163462

Monnie Ryan October 20, 2014

Beautiful capture, Val - Chloe is welcome to come live with me any time! #11163475

mary e. sydlewski October 20, 2014

beautiful royalty in front of the pumpkins.. my cat looks exactly her. #11163496

Michelle Alton October 20, 2014

You have created a mood with Chloe that could just NOT be matched--let alone beaten. Winner, and of course, a favorite. #11163511

Don Christiana October 20, 2014

Perfect Halloween image. Chloe, the pumpkins, and the wonderful treatment you used combined to make a winning combination. A favorite for me Val. #11163522

Ann Coates level-classic October 20, 2014

This is so striking Val, the black cat, perfect contrast against the orange pumpkins. Beautifully captured. #11163556

Gord MacEachern October 20, 2014

Between you and Chloe, with this image I would hand you over the Grand prize winner right now, a real jaw dropper my friend!!!! #11163614

Lynn M. Whitt October 20, 2014

A perfect October image. Great colors, composition, and gorgeous cat. #11163620

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 20, 2014

Outstanding capture, Val. Love the comp. colors and treatment. #11163634

John Connolly October 20, 2014

A delightful seasonal image Val! You just got to love that cat! #11163647

Anita Hogue October 20, 2014

Now this looks like black magic! He really stands out among all that orange! Fantastic capture, Val! #11163743

Bonnie C. Lackey October 20, 2014

Chloe just glows sitting there amidst those orange pumpkins. Perfect Halloween picture! #11163749

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 20, 2014

This is awesome Val! A vave for me girl! #11163786

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 20, 2014

Hi Val! :D I am trying to make the rounds and I am so happy to be in your gallery this evening. I remember Chloe!! And in THIS image the outline of the fun almost looks ELECTRIC! Ha! Perfect for Halloween! This is a special image and I FAV'd it also! Happy Fall to you sweet lady! #11163881

Sheri Whala October 20, 2014

What a wonderful capture. I love black cats! #11163886

Kathy Shogren October 20, 2014

A gorgeous Autumn glow to this, wonderful exposure on the blacks, nicely done Val. #11163952

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 20, 2014

*fur ... not *fun ... Sorry. My typing!!! xo #11163978

Bill Whala October 20, 2014

While the light is amazing in this capture, this is a 'total package' image. Great comp, subject matter as well as light. Outstanding work, Val!! #11163981

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe October 20, 2014

I remember Chloe, Val, and this shot is just as beautiful as the other one! #11163988

Terry Cervi level-classic October 20, 2014

I just love this, Ms.V! The combination of the beautiful black cat, Chloe and those pretty orange pumpkins is perfect for the season! Fantastic work!! #11163995

Stephen Zacker October 21, 2014

Fantastic fall image. Like the light #11164266

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 21, 2014

Fantastic composition and model, Val. Great light. #11164307

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe October 21, 2014

Fantastic combination of great colors, wonderful warm light and perfect composition! Very well done, Val! #11164637

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 21, 2014

Chloe is such a beautiful kitty. Excellent seasonal portrait, Val #11164644

Robert R. Goodman October 21, 2014

Hi Valarie,Beautiful work as always my friend.Always a favorite.Haven't much time to get out and shoot because of work!! #11164754

Nadia Paul October 21, 2014

Love the gorgeous lighting Val - beautifully posed and captured - a wonderful seasonal image! #11164947

October 22, 2014

Nice lighting. The orange and the black (almost blue in the highlight) are complimentary. #11165194

Karen Bacon October 22, 2014

An excellent fall image Val! Happy Halloween to you! #11165311

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 22, 2014

Thanks so much everyone - appreciate much!! Happy Halloween from Chloe and me! :) #11165318

Leslie McLain level-classic October 22, 2014

Fantastic Halloween capture, Val. #11165655

Carol L. Fowler October 22, 2014

Yes- I certainly do recall that winning image! Another Fav!! #11165732

Marijana Fajgl October 23, 2014

She is so beautiful! Outstanding image, Val! #11166339

Julie Burnett October 26, 2014

She is beautiful, purrfect, as always, Val!! #11168352

Ellen Hodges October 26, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous and well done capture, Val!!! Wow weeeee!! #11168471

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 07, 2015

I don't know how or why this would be passed up but it is awesome to me! #11220211

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe January 09, 2015

I agree that it never should have been passed up as it is a beautifully done image, Val!

Dawn Miller level-addict January 18, 2015

I love this! What a great light is on kitty and pumpkins! #11226787

mary e. sydlewski January 21, 2015

Beautiful #11229192

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe February 28, 2015

Huge congrats on your finalists, Val, and best of luck in the next round! #11255553

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe February 28, 2015

Huge congrats on your finalists, Val, and best of luck in the next round! #11255554

Julianne Bradford February 28, 2015

Well they finally got it right! This is great Val! Congrats! #11255570

Liz blahh February 28, 2015

Beautiful, congrats on your finalist! #11255610

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 28, 2015

No surprise here. Fantastic finalist. Congrats! #11255903

Marijana Fajgl February 28, 2015

Perfect model and capture, Val, big congratulations! #11256139

Robert R. Goodman March 02, 2015 1

Hi Valarie,Congratulations my friend! #11257943

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 02, 2015

Congrats Val on another finalist. #11258117

Nadia Paul March 02, 2015

Congrats on your beautiful finalist my friend! #11258609

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe October 30, 2018

Love this, Val! Congratulations on your Finalist award! #11733345

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 30, 2018

Have always loved this one. Congrats!! #11733446

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures October 30, 2018

Excellent image and finalist Val, congratulations and best wishes for gold!! #11733601

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 31, 2018

Perfect for the season and congrats again Val on another fantastic finalist. #11733858

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 31, 2018

Perfect for the season - love the colors here . . . and the slightly eerie feel. Congratulations on the win, Val. #11733900

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 31, 2018

Congrats Val on Gold Winner. #11733903

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe October 31, 2018

So glad to see this one wearing Gold, Val! Huge Congratulations! #11733916

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe October 31, 2018

Warmest congrats on this fantastic, colorful and beautifully lit Gold Winner, Val! #11733935

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 31, 2018

Wonderful to see this a winner. Congrats! #11734016

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 31, 2018

Great one, Val. Congratulations! #11734045

Reynaldo D. Reyes October 31, 2018

A huge Congratulations on your Winner Val and another feather in your cap!...Rey #11734080

Marijana Fajgl October 31, 2018

Big congratulations, Val! #11734092

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures October 31, 2018

Such a wonderful gold winning image Val, huge congratulations!!! #11734110

Ann Coates level-classic October 31, 2018

A striking image Val, huge congratulations on your gold. Black cats are my favourite. I am always impressed that you know the name of my cat Izzy when I haven't mentioned her name in the upload. That's very thoughtful of you. #11734115

Ann Coates level-classic October 31, 2018

A striking image Val, huge congratulations on your gold. Black cats are my favourite. I am always impressed that you know the name of my cat Izzy when I haven't mentioned her name in the upload. That's very thoughtful of you. #11734116

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 31, 2018

Thanks so much everyone! And Ann, who could forget that the name Izzy went with that unforgettable and beautiful face?!! Hope everyone who celebrates Halloween had a wonderful evening! Thanks again for your wonderful comments and congrats! #11734143

Patrick Rouzes October 31, 2018

An incredible job with the light & mood, Val! Big Congrats on your Winner,my friend! #11734190

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 01, 2018

Congrats on your Win Val - It is outstanding in every way! #11734239

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 01, 2018

Wonderful Halloween Win Val! Great contrast and mood - Many congratulations! #11734242

Terry Cervi level-classic November 01, 2018

Congrats on your awesome win, Ms V!! #11734284

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic November 01, 2018

Val, this image has great mood and light! Congratulations on your 2nd Place GOLD!! #11734360

Peggy Pfister level-classic November 01, 2018

Absolutely wonderful texture, Val ... I can almost feel kitty's fur! Congrats on this terrific winner! #11734465

Ed Lauderdale level-classic November 03, 2018

Congratulations on your Gold, Val!! #11734759

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 06, 2018

Ms. Austin, I love how she lights up the night! Bewitching image and a not so hollow gold badge win, congrats! #11735444

LJ Corliss level-classic October 31, 2019

Congrats :) #11781677

John D. Roach level-addict October 31, 2019

Splendid! Happy Halloween. #11781678

Michelle Alton October 31, 2019

Just spectacular, Val! Congratulations! #11781679

Karen Harper level-classic October 31, 2019

Love, love, love this! Colors are amazing, and cat is beautiful. Nice portrait of this pretty kitty! #11781692

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 31, 2019

Nice seasonal image, Val. Congrats on the Win. #11781714

Joannie Bertucci level-classic October 31, 2019

...and now a congrats for your POTD Ms. Austin! :-) #11781716

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 31, 2019

Congrats on your awesome POTD, Val. #11781725

Terry Cervi level-classic October 31, 2019

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Ms.V! Have always loved this one! #11781731

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic October 31, 2019

She's a black beauty, Val. It's always a treat to view your work. Congratulations on your POTD! #11781733

Mary B. Fagan October 31, 2019

Haunting and beautiful portrait of Chloe! #11781739

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 31, 2019

Luv this image, Val! Congrats on your double Gold Wins!!!! #11781743

Leslie McLain level-classic October 31, 2019

Congrats on a fantastic winner and POTD, Val. #11781751

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 31, 2019 1

What a wonderful surprise! Thank you all so much for your wonderful comments and thank you BP for bringing back Chloe one more time! Happy Halloween everyone!! #11781752

Chuck Green level-classic November 01, 2019 1

Congrats Val, on your excellent Winner and POTD! <>< #11782091

Lydia Williams level-deluxe November 02, 2019 1

Wow, well done, Val...a beauty. Congratulations on your goldens! #11782331

Laura E. Swan level-classic November 02, 2019

Perfect for the season. What a neat image. Big congrats, Val, of this awesome win and POTD! :D ! HAPPY HALLOWEEN! #11782455

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 04, 2019

Thanks so much everyone...much appreciated!! #11782668

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