Relaxed?? [194765 Animals]
Uploaded: May 18, 2011 01:26:31
The way cats sprawl across any available surface and go to sleep never fails to amaze me.
I used PhotoFiltre's "more shadows" and the clone tool to remove distracting background. Saturated color and sharpened photo.
Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 46.80 mm, Model: FinePix S7000
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer May 18, 2011Oh, it amazes me too, Mary. I could really learn something from them.
Tiia Vissak May 18, 2011a cute capture! #9409896
Avril Young May 18, 2011Fantastic DD work on the background...just so cute, they sure do know how to relax dont they...beautiful Mary.. #9409900
Tammy M. Anderson May 18, 2011Fabulous capture, Mary. Great light and comp. #9409904
Douglas Pignet May 18, 2011oh what a life...lol #9409917
Jeff Robinson May 18, 2011This is Outstanding Mary - Great capture of the moment!! #9410006
Jack Gaskin May 18, 2011NICE WORK love the position
R. J. Laudenbacher May 18, 2011This is such a great shot Mary. Love the light and the pose! :) #9410193
Robert R. Goodman May 18, 2011Hi Mary,Excellent capture my friend.Fantastic treatment,I'm off today to see what I can find to shoot!!!!! #9410229
frank w. degenhardt May 18, 2011You have yourself a winning picture here my dear friend. This is so cute and adorable the way the cat is spread out along the blocks. I love how long and sleek its body is and you are so right about the way they can sleep anywhere and on anything. The blocks add a beautiful design to the picture. Love the gorgeous colors and details and the finishes that you use worked beautifully. Gorgeous, winning work my dear friend. You take care, be safe, have a wonderful day. #9410297
Kerry Hill May 18, 2011Excellent work Mary, a wonderful capture! #9410886
Barbara Waldoch May 18, 2011What a terrific cach, Mary!
Mary K. Robison May 18, 2011Kiki, Tiia, Avril, Tammy, Doug, Jeff, Jack, Becky, Bobby, Frank, Kerry, and Barbara, thank you for taking the time to comment on this. I appreciate it! #9412678
Phyllis A. Houghton May 21, 2011(S)he makes me smile. What a catch. And he looks comfortable too. Thanks for sharing. #9420898
Mary K. Robison May 22, 2011And thank you, Phyllis, for your friendly comments. #9421107
Debra R. Harder May 22, 2011This is so FABULOUS, Mary! Fabulous lighting and composition. I suspect basking in the sunshine is his favorite thing to do! Deb #9421889
Mary K. Robison May 23, 2011Thanks for your enthusiastic response to this, Deb! This is one of several cats who "walk the wall" in our backyard. Sometimes one cat meets up with another --- an exciting time is had by all! #9423031
Laura E. Swan May 28, 2011Like others my first response it that I MUST begin my comment with "OH!"...
Oh, how I would love to be able to relax like this kitty! :)))
That was my thought. :)
Now for technicals!...
OH! How I would love to sit with you and have fun in DDR! Removing distracting BG's and making masterpieces! :) !
You did a great job, Mare. You made us all dream!
-Pommy-doodle. :) #9433281
Mary K. Robison May 28, 2011So nice to see your smile(s), Pommers. :-D
Nadia Paul May 29, 2011Beautiful capture with wonderful lighting Mary! #9434201
Laura E. Swan May 29, 2011THAT would be FUN!
Kay Beausoleil May 29, 2011A wonderful lesson in living in the moment! A great capture, MAry. #9434515
Mary K. Robison May 30, 2011Nadia, Pom, and Kay, thanks very much for taking time to comment on this. I appreciate your supportive words!
Marijana Fajgl June 22, 2011Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Mary! #9473753
Tiia Vissak June 22, 2011Congratulations! #9473817
Phyllis A. Houghton June 22, 2011Fantastic Finalist, Mary!!! Congratulations. #9474263
Renee Doyle June 22, 2011Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Mary! #9474727
Robert R. Goodman June 22, 2011A big congratulations,My Friend.WTG!Mary!!! #9475539
Mary K. Robison June 22, 2011Thanks for your Congratulations and comments, Marijana, Tiia, Phyllis, Renee, and Bobby. So nice to get your feedback!
Phyllis H. Burchett June 22, 2011Congrats on this terrific finalist Mary! #9476086
Agnes Fegan June 22, 2011A wonderful finalist ... congratulations! #9476180
frank w. degenhardt June 22, 2011I'm so happy for you Mary. What a charming picture and I congratulate you on the Finalist. Way to go my friend. #9476741
Avril Young June 22, 2011just love it, congrats on this awesome finalist Mary!! #9476751
Ellen Hodges June 22, 2011Huge congrats and verrrry best luck in the next round, Mary, with this adorable finalist!! #9477026
Barbara Waldoch June 23, 2011Congratulations, Mary, well done! #9477222
Mary K. Robison June 23, 2011Thanks very much, Phyllis, Agnes, Frank, Avril, Ellen, and Barbara, for your kind words and Congratulations!
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer June 23, 2011I'm so glad to see this beauty again, Mary. Huge congratulations on a wonderful finalist. I hope to see gold on it soon. #9477267
Tammy M. Anderson June 23, 2011Congrats on your great finalist, Mary. #9478026
Patrick Rouzes June 23, 2011Congratulations, Mary! WTG! #9479160
Patrick Rouzes June 23, 2011CONGRATULATIONS on your WINNER, Mary! WTG, indeed! #9479380
Laura E. Swan June 23, 2011
Mary! Your beautiful sleeping model WON!!!
I'm so happy for you!
Ann Coates June 23, 2011Congratulations on your fantastic Gold Mary. #9479568
Michelle Alton June 23, 2011This is jusg GREAT, Mary. Congratulations! #9479865
Nancyj E. Hovey June 23, 2011C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
Barbara Waldoch June 23, 2011Way to go Mary, congratulations! #9480227
Amy M. Wilson June 23, 2011Congratulations on your awesome winning image, Mary!! #9480303
Claudia Kuhn June 23, 2011Congratulations on your wonderful winner Mary! Kitty looks so comfortable on those hard surfaces #9480641
Phyllis H. Burchett June 23, 2011Congrats on this fabulous winner Mary! #9480826
Tammy M. Anderson June 23, 2011Congrats Mary on your great winner. #9480834
Mary K. Robison June 23, 2011Patrick, Laura, Ann, Sabrina, Michelle, Nancyj, Barbara, Amy, Claudia, Phyllis, and Tammy ~ Thanks very much for your comments and Congrats on this. I really appreciate them!! #9480908
frank w. degenhardt June 23, 2011My dear friend Mary. What a joy to see this get to the Winners Circle and bring home the gold for you. Way to go girl. #9481108
Jill Odice June 23, 2011Congrats on your well deserved win! This is really nice, funny how cats can sleep anywhere :-) #9481147
Renee Doyle June 23, 2011Congratulations to you Mary on this wonderful winner!! #9481190
Mary K. Robison June 23, 2011Thank you, Frank, Jill, and Renee, for taking time to congratulate me on this shot. It was a lovely surprise to see this with gold under it! #9481299
Karen Engelbreth June 23, 2011Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Mary... #9481329
Raymond Pauly June 23, 2011Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Mary! #9481340
Stefania Barbier June 24, 2011congratulations on your wonderful winner!!! #9481588
Katarina Mansson June 24, 2011Outstanding and cool image! Congratulations on your winner! #9481718
JO ANN CLEVELAND June 24, 2011Congratulations on this adorable Gold Winner Mary!!!
jo ann c. #9482050
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer June 24, 2011And my wish came true!!! WOOOOOOOHOOOOOO gold!! What a thrill, Mary. Huge congratulations!!! #9482174
Robert R. Goodman June 24, 2011Congratulations on this beautiful win,Mary.WTG My friend!!! #9482270
Tiia Vissak June 24, 2011Congratulations on your Winner! #9482716
Marijana Fajgl June 24, 2011congratulations on your well deserved winner, Mary! #9482973
Ermanno Radice June 24, 2011Congrats on your well deserved 2 place win! #9482989
Ellen Hodges June 24, 2011Hi Mary, Am in awesome of this fabulous and very relaxed winner!! So happy to see this in the winner's circle!! #9483602
Carol Teal June 24, 2011Awww I love it Mary! Congrats on your win! #9483993
Mary K. Robison June 25, 2011Karen, Ray, Stefania, Katarina, Jo Ann, Kiki, Bobby, Tiia, Marijana, Ermanno, Ellen, and Carol ~
Debra R. Harder June 25, 2011Happy to see this fabulous image win GOLD, Mary!! Love this! Huge congratulations!! Deb #9484870
Mary K. Robison June 25, 2011Thanks so much for your
Ujjwal Mukherjee June 25, 2011Haven't seen such a wonderful presentation before,Mary! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB Winner!! #9485975
Stanley C. Sims June 25, 2011Congratulations Mary on such a well designed image. I love it. #9486036
Stanley C. Sims June 25, 2011Congratulations Mary on such a well designed image. I love it. #9486037
Mary K. Robison June 26, 2011Thanks for your friendly comments and Congrats, Ujjwal and Stanley. I'm glad you like it! #9486100
Gail Sullivan June 26, 2011Congrats on this winning image, Mary! #9486169
Mary K. Robison June 26, 2011Thanks for taking the time to send Congrats, Gail! I appreciate it! #9486210
Usman M. Bajwa June 26, 2011HUGE CONGRATZ on this terrific Gold Winner, Mary!!!
Bojan Bencic June 26, 2011Congratulations on your win, Mary. #9486652
Wm Nosal June 26, 2011Beautiful Shot, Mary!
Avril Young June 27, 2011congrats on this outstanding win, loved it the first time I saw it... #9488624
Mary K. Robison June 27, 2011I really appreciate your supportive words and Congratulations, Usman, Bojan, Wm, and Avril. Thank you! #9488651
Neal D. Hatcher June 27, 2011Beautiful---CONGRATULATIONS #9488658
Mary K. Robison June 27, 2011Glad you like it, Neal. Thanks for your kind comment and Congratulations. #9488673
Mary Beth Aiello June 27, 2011Just so adorable and love the pose, Mary. Huge congrats on your outstanding Gold. #9490047
Mary K. Robison June 27, 2011Thanks so much for your friendly words and Congrats, Mary Beth. #9490796
Reynaldo D. Reyes June 27, 2011Ever since I retired, I feel like this cat all the time. Congratulations on this win Mary. It is soooo expressive! #9490946
Mary K. Robison June 27, 2011Thank you, Reynaldo, for your kind comments and Congratulations. I really appreciate your friendly feedback!
Heather Loewenhardt June 29, 2011Congrats on your win for this awesome image Mary. I think we all feel like this from time to time. The lighting and pose are wonderful. #9494314
Mary K. Robison June 29, 2011Thanks for taking the time to comment and send Congrats, Heather. I agree --- that's why naps are so important! #9495661
Merna L. Nobile June 30, 2011Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna
Nadia Paul June 30, 2011Congrats on your beautiful winner Mary! #9498494
Mary K. Robison July 01, 2011Thanks for your Congratulations, Merna and Nadia. I appreciate them! #9498580
Toni Riggs July 09, 2011Congrats! Beautiful capture- great lighting and such a cute kitty :) #9517493
Mary K. Robison July 09, 2011Glad you like it, Toni! Thanks for commenting! #9517568
Christine Pentecost July 28, 2011I love it!! #9560733
Mary K. Robison July 28, 2011Thanks, Christine! #9560959
Karen Slagle July 30, 2011Cats rock and so does this fabulous winning image, Mary. Belated congrats...Thank you so much for leaving your comments on mine. #9568832
Mary K. Robison July 31, 2011Thanks for your kind words, Karen. Glad you like it. Congrats again for your horse buddies getting a First Place Gold. #9570793
Mary K. Robison November 23, 2011I agree, Tony ~ sleeping cats have such activity developed into an art form! Thanks for your Congrats. #9827528
Karen Bacon January 21, 2012I wish I could fall asleep this easily! A fantastic capture Mary and a much deserved win! #9933148
Mary K. Robison January 22, 2012Thanks very much for commenting, Karen! #9934729
Nancy L. Green July 22, 2012Now that is one relaxed kitty cat, CONGRATULATIONS on a wonderful winner!!! <>< #10240462
Mary K. Robison July 22, 2012Thanks so much for your nice words and Congratulations, Nancy! #10240610
Thomas E. Hinds December 11, 2013Great Winner, Mary! Exceptionally captured and rendered! #10919995
Teresa Burnett August 26, 2014Love this Mary!! Wish I could be that relaxed and sprawled out right about now!! LOL!! Wonderful composition and light!! Congratulations on your win!! #11117254
Mary K. Robison August 27, 2014A very belated Thanks to Thomas, and thank you, Teresa, for taking time in the midst of travel preparations to send comments and Congrats. Again, have a safe trip, and enjoy it to the fullest! #11117306
Nadia Paul March 30, 2016Another wonderful ATEP Mary - congrats to you ! #11454385
Mary K. Robison March 31, 2016Thanks, my friend! #11454420
Ray April 14, 2016Love this, Mary! Congratulations on your double Gold...certainly well deserved! #11461485
Mary K. Robison July 01, 2016A VERY belated thanks for commenting, Ray! #11490755
Mary K. Robison July 10, 2016Thanks very much, Jim and the BP Staff ~ Being an All-Time Winner makes me feel really good! #11494362
Nadia Paul July 11, 2016So glad to see this wonderful image sporting an AT Winners badge - congrats my friend! #11494404
Mary K. Robison July 12, 2016Thank you so much, Nadia! #11494935
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