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Uploaded: October 27, 2009



24-70 lens, f/5, ISO 400, 1/60s, SB-900 Speedlight

Category: Animals

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 125/10000 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700


Shirley Sicurello level-classic October 27, 2009

Nicely done, Brian. Very "royal" looking feline! #1197228

Tess L. Yee October 27, 2009

What a super capture of this super sweet face, Brian! #8078497

Graham Robards level-classic October 27, 2009

Great capture Brian. #8078595

Kathleen Brennan October 27, 2009

Ahhhhh! #8078807

Janet Daniel level-classic October 27, 2009

Wonderful close up of this precious kitten, Brian! #8078836

Monnie Ryan October 27, 2009

Precious, Brian -- If you get tired of her (or him), I'll send you my address! Absolutely adorable! #8079053

Sherran Andersen level-classic October 27, 2009

What a beautiful little one. #8080878

Julie Burnett October 28, 2009

Wonderful capture, Brian. The lighting, comp, and expression are fantastic!! #8081509

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 29, 2009

Adorable shot of this kitten! #8086113

Gerri R. Jones November 06, 2009

Really sweet shot Brian...great job on the lighting! #8110250

Member A. A November 07, 2009

VERY nice.. very nice crisp colors, good cmpensation... love it #8112343

Renata Gusciora November 09, 2009

So cute!Love this!Fantastic lighting and tones,Brian! #8116724

anonymous November 09, 2009

Oh how cute! Terrific colors and lighting. #8117754

Jennifer A. Major November 10, 2009

This is adorable! Love his expression! #8120376

Datha Y. Thompson November 11, 2009

OH My!! I have to second the first comment made.. This little Beauty looks like "royalty".. Beautiful capture/color/light on her/him.. Your gallery is filled with Beauty and Brilliant color!! Cant wait to look some more :0) #8123304

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 13, 2009

So adorable, great details and cute expression! #8129157

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 14, 2009

Oh - she's the cutest kitten ever!!! Nice feline portrait - and if you know where I can get one just like her let me know! >^..^< #8130996

Debra R. Harder November 16, 2009

This is the cutest kitten ever!! OMG, Brian...what a face!!! I just want to hold this little beauty. Excellent portrait. I'm sure we'll see this amazing image again!! Deb #8136277

Linda Karlin November 16, 2009

What a simple but beautiful photo. Super portrait. #8136977

Jodi Zimmer November 16, 2009

super cute.. #8137283

Sam Britt November 16, 2009

She's adorable!! Terrific capture, Brian. #8137303

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 16, 2009

Who can resist such a cute face. Excellent Brian! #8137616

Karen Harper level-classic November 17, 2009

Brian, this has to be "THE" absolute cutest kitten picture I have ever laid eyes on. How fortunate you are to call this one your own. #8140357

Michelle L. Frick November 18, 2009

She's beautiful Brian! I just want to pick her up and cuddle her. Beautiful composition, colors and details. #8142221

Tiia Vissak November 18, 2009

very sweet! #8142326

Chastity Abbott November 20, 2009

love this! #8147244

Kathleen Rinker November 20, 2009

Terrific shot, what a cute kitten, I just want to pick it up and cuddle it, instant fav!! #8147528

Colette M. Metcalf November 20, 2009

How adorable:) #8148954

Margaret R. Barry level-classic November 22, 2009

Beautiful capture, Brian. Great comp., colors, light and expression! #8152175

Terry Cervi level-classic November 23, 2009

Congrats on your really sweet finalist, Brian! Good luck in the next round! #8154754

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 23, 2009

Congratulations Brian, I knew this was a winner, hope to see it in the Gold circle!

jo ann c. #8154930

Liz blahh November 23, 2009

Congratulayions! Wonderful image! #8155090

Amy M. Wilson November 23, 2009

Huge congratulations on this outstanding Finalist and best of luck in the next round, Brian!!! #8155164

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe November 23, 2009

Congratulations on your Finalist Brian! #8155258

Gina Cormier level-classic November 23, 2009

Congrats on this awesome image!! Good luck in the next round against me!! LOL #8155273

Esther R. Tinz November 23, 2009

Congratulations Brian #8155557

Graham Robards level-classic November 23, 2009

Congratulations Brian, wonderful to see this Kitty again, good luck in the next round! ~Pat #8155559

Jean E. Hildebrant November 23, 2009

How cute this is! Congratulations on finalist, Brian! Well deserved :) #8155642

November 23, 2009

Thanks to all of the wonderful comments from everyone past,present and future for this image. I'm hoping for the best. #8155658

Julie Burnett November 23, 2009

Congratulations, Brian, on this very deserving finalist, hope to see it again!! #8155753

Christine Lobsinger level-classic November 23, 2009

Hi Brian
I love this ONE!!!

A big CONGRATULATiONS to YOU!!! A beauty of a FINALIST SHOT!!!

I'm Smiling Big {PS- my girlfriend LOVES this SHOT- SHE HAS 4 Cats and one of them looks like this little one).


Margaret R. Barry level-classic November 23, 2009

Congratulations on a fantastic finalist, Brian! #8155787

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 23, 2009

Congrats on an awesome finalist, Brian! Best luck!! #8155843

ALLEN O. HOWARD November 23, 2009

An excellent image and a worthy finalist! Congratulations to you!, Allen #8155902

M.Christine Duncan November 23, 2009

Oh, very sweet!!! Lovely light and amazing detail.... congrats on this finalist Brian! Bravo! #8156038

Melissa Papaj November 23, 2009

Brian - What a sweet little kitty. I love it. Very nice and congrats on your finalist! #8156191

Renata Gusciora November 23, 2009

Yes!!This is very well deserved!Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist,Brian!!!Good luck in the next round!:-) #8156251

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic November 23, 2009

Congratulations Brian on your beautiful Finalist!! #8156453

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 23, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Brian. #8156483

Marty Straub November 23, 2009

Outstanding work, Brian, and congrats on your Finalist! The lighting is perfect, the cuteness meter is off the charts, and you managed the perfect pose adding color with that throw pillow. #8156530

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 23, 2009

WTG Brian, this is an awesome portrait and finalist. Congratulations! #8156535

Kelly S. Cavanaugh November 23, 2009

Adorable image, Brian! Beautiful work! Congratulations! #8156712

Violeta Harrington November 23, 2009

Congratulations for this great finalist! #8156969

AEK November 23, 2009

a wonderful image, brian - thanks for leaving the details of your pp. I also appreciate your note; thanks for making me a favorite but especially for leading me to you artful and inspiring images and talent. #8156983

Datha Y. Thompson November 23, 2009

OH I am not suprised to see BEAUTY again!! And I bet we see it one more time!! Royalty + talent = Gold ;)


Sharon Sawyer November 23, 2009

WTG, Brian!!! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and adorable finalist. All the best in the next round. #8157147

Sandy Hawkins November 23, 2009

Darling image, Brian!! A well deserved finalist, and good luck in the next round!

Sandy :-) #8157598

Diane E. Deming level-classic November 23, 2009

This kitten is adorable and the photo is crystal clear. Congrats on your finalist and best of luck in the next round. #8157800

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic November 23, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist!! #8157874

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic November 23, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist Brian!!! This is a wonderful photo of a totally cute subject -- I love the light - the kitty just pops off the page! #8158311

Kathy Coombs November 23, 2009

So cute! Congratulations!!!! #8158436

Melissa G. Meiselman November 23, 2009

Fantastic shot, Brian taken with sharp detail and terrific light!! Congratulations on this excellent finalist!! #8158614

Vicki Snow November 23, 2009

OMG...look how popular you are!!! heehee
Congrats on your fantastic finalist...YAY!!!! YAY!!!! #8158678

Carol Sawyer November 23, 2009

Congratulations on this sweet baby, Brian!! #8158997

Tammy Espino November 23, 2009

Congratulations on a great capture! :) #8159004

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Brian! WTG! #8159541

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic November 23, 2009

Congrtulations Brian on a wonderful well deserved finalist image. I am very Happy for you. Good Luck in next round. #8159574

November 23, 2009

Thank you everyone so much for all of your kind words about my Finalist Award. I fully appreciate everyone taking time out to comment. #8159716

Eivor Kuchta November 23, 2009

What a perfect capture of this little cutie! You did a great job with the flash, getting the right kind of light, very soft. Congratulations on the finalist, and I hope to see this again! #8159862

Amy JACKSON level-classic November 23, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Brian! And good luck in the next round! :) #8160029

Sam Britt November 23, 2009

Congratulations, Brian! Adorable finalist. #8160124

Kaye Burazin November 23, 2009

What an adorable purrr puss. Superb finalist..congrats #8160192

Alex T. Mizuno November 23, 2009

Lighting is exquisite! Congratulations on your Finalist Brian!!! #8161232

Karen Celella level-deluxe November 24, 2009

Congratualtions on your terrific finalist Brian. #8161933

Kara L. Hendricks November 24, 2009

Simply adorable Brian.... Congratulations!! #8161965

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 24, 2009

Super adorable Kitty you captured here, Brian, Congratulations on your Finalist.

Dominick #8162050

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic November 24, 2009

Congratulations on this adorable finalist Brian. Great work.
JP #8162080

Carla Metzler November 24, 2009

Congratulations! What a sweet capture! #8162204

Tiia Vissak November 24, 2009

Congratulations! #8162532

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 24, 2009

I knew this would be here....Congratulations!!! #8163231

Debra R. Harder November 24, 2009

Yep...I knew this would be there too!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS, Brian!! Deb #8163470

Carol L. Fowler November 24, 2009

Congrats on this Finalist! #8163501

Karen Bacon November 24, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!He is sooo cute! #8163515

Susan M. Campbell November 24, 2009

A well deserved finalist Brian. Congrats. #8163645

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe November 24, 2009

So Cute Brian! Congratulations on your finalist! #8163664

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic November 24, 2009


on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8163675

Susie Peek-Swint November 24, 2009

So sweet ~ lovely capture Brian .. many congrats on your terrific finalist! #8163765

Virginia Leone level-classic November 24, 2009

What a cutie Brian, love the setting,colors and composition, it's easy to see why this is a finalist...Good luck!! #8163831

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 24, 2009

Bravo!!! Congratulations on your finalist Brian! #8164882

Zsuzsanna M. Szugyi level-classic November 24, 2009

Congratulations on a fantastic finalist, Brian! One of my favorites! #8164905

Kristi A. Howson November 24, 2009

This is just too sweet Brian. #8165158

Renee Doyle level-classic November 25, 2009

So cute!!! Congratulations Brian!! #8165376

Betsy Labuschagne November 25, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist, Brian!!! #8165437

Lynn M. Whitt November 25, 2009

Congratulations on your adorable finalist... #8165526

Ann Coates level-classic November 25, 2009

This is an outstanding kitty portrait. Congratulations on your finalist Brian. #8167017

Kathleen Brennan November 25, 2009

Co0ngratulations on your finalist, Brian! Gorgeous kitten portrait! #8167067

Melissa Olsen November 25, 2009

Oh my sweet is this capture...congrats on this well deserved finalist. #8167461

Mariann Kovats level-classic November 25, 2009

Congratulations Brian on your Finalist! Awesome capture, I love it! #8167726

Leslie McLain level-deluxe November 25, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. What a cutie. #8167790

Lorna Shutter November 25, 2009

Awww ... how adorable!!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved Finalist Award, Brian!!!!! :) #8167907

Avril Young November 25, 2009

this is so adorable, beautiful cat portrait...congrats on this awesome finalist. #8168882

agnes indrawati November 25, 2009

Well done Brian! #8168966

Katarina Mansson November 25, 2009

I love the colors and expression here. Excellent capture. Congratulations on your finalist! #8169415

Dianna Murphy November 30, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding work!!! Happy belated Thanksgiving! #8180553

Janice Mezzacappa December 05, 2009

Beautiful and serene capture of this adorable kitty Brian! Huge congrats on your finalist!! #8193705

Cyndy Doty December 06, 2009

What a cutie! Great portrait! Congratuations on your well deserved finalist! #8195107

Tommy E. Burgess December 07, 2009

Belated Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Brian!! I'm a big fan of dreamy diffused light, and the wonderful soft feel here is fantastic. Excellent portrait! #8199842

Brenda Sides level-classic December 11, 2009

Congrats on this one, Brian! The kitty is simply adorable:) #8207608

Donna R. Moratelli December 12, 2009

Congratulations BRian! I really think that this is adorable. I love your work. You have a lot of talent, Brian! #8210051

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 20, 2009

Congrats on this adorable finalist. #8234717

Graham Robards level-classic December 20, 2009

Oh I missed this one Brian, the Kitty is simply stunning. Congratulations on your Fialist btw. ~Pat #8236294

Marijana Fajgl level-classic December 25, 2009

For me, she is the winner, on both pictures! Congratulations on your finalists! #8246167

Jeana Clark May 24, 2010

Way To Go Brian!!!!!
What a cutie!!!!
Congrats on this fabulous Finalist!!!

~J~ #8633514

May 24, 2010

Very good lighting and framing. #8636711

Cindy Bendush level-classic May 24, 2010

So sweet Brian! Congratulations on your adorable finalist! #8637883

Courtenay Vanderbilt May 25, 2010

Adorable, Brian! Congratulations! #8639596

Amy M. Wilson May 25, 2010

Congrats again, Brian! #8640199

Melissa G. Meiselman May 25, 2010

Stunning image, Brian!!
Congrats!! #8640248

Virginia Leone level-classic May 25, 2010

Kitty portraits are one of my faves, this is cute Brian...congrats! #8641357

Sherran Andersen level-classic January 11, 2013

I remember this commenting on this one before... beautiful cat. #10510720

Tammy Espino April 28, 2013

Congrats on this becoming a finalist again. :) #10670916

Kathy Salerni level-classic April 28, 2013

What a great month, Brian! Congrats on all of your Finalists! #10671260

Susan Williams level-classic April 28, 2013

Awesome capture, Brian. Congratulations yet again! #10671780

Nadia Paul April 29, 2013

So sweet Brian - congrats on all your finalists! #10672920

Tammy Espino June 29, 2013

Try,try again,huh? :) Good luck this time, Congratulations!!!!!! :) #10748471

Ann Coates level-classic June 29, 2013

Congratulations on your adorable finalist Brian. #10748634

Jeana Clark July 01, 2013


~J~ #10751503

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 01, 2013

Congratulations on this awesome Second Place winner Brian! I knew this was at least Gold winner for sure!!
It is just adorable!

jo ann c #10751662

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 01, 2013

One of the best kitty portraits I've ever seen Brian! Congrats on your gold badge! :-) #10751952

July 01, 2013

Thank You Joanne, Jeana and JO ANN for your nice comments on my kitten image.. This was always a favorite of mine #10751971

Phyllis H. Burchett July 01, 2013

Congrats on this adorable winner Brian! #10751994

Lana Arcemont level-classic July 01, 2013

A Beautiful Portrait!
Congratulations! #10752571

Glenn E. Traver July 02, 2013

Congratulations Brian ~ GT #10753728

Karen Bacon July 03, 2013

Congratulations Brian,on this great winner!Gosh he is sooo cute! #10754859

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic July 03, 2013

So real looking you can almost touch this little "Highness". It's a wonderful Gold, Brian. #10755740

Mariann Kovats level-classic July 05, 2013

Congratulations on your awesome win, Brian! What a cute capture! #10757281

Merna L. Nobile July 06, 2013

With half of the year gone, I am sure that many beautiful photographs have been taken and entered on Better Photo, including yours.
CONGRATULATIONS for a successful month of May, 2013. Merna

Nadia Paul October 10, 2013

What a sweet capture of this cute kitten Brian - congrats! #10868226

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