Feels So Good

© Nikki McDonald

Feels So Good

Uploaded: March 17, 2008 12:44:54 | Entered: September 14, 2018 18:58:09


Staff Favorite - August 2014
3rd resubmission for September 11, 2018
Category: Cats (Animals)

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1563/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64,64, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 9.40 mm, Model: KODAK P712 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA


Robyn A. Terrell March 17, 2008

Absolutey love this...great capture, great work.
Robyn #879641

Anna M. Halasz March 17, 2008

..wow..Nikki..this is a great photo.Fantastic B&W. Anna #5653975

Datha Y. Thompson March 17, 2008

Im a Big Fan of this Image too Nikki!! LOVE it!! In my Favs :0) #5654222

Mitch Spence level-classic March 17, 2008

The epitome of cat content, Nikki. The sweeping line of the chair leg and the spot of light at its top are the perfect attention draw for his ecstatic rub. #5654248

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 17, 2008

Thanks, Mitch--more than anyone else can know :)
I'm so pleased that you all like this resubmission. Datha and Mitch suggested that I give it another try and Mitch steered me toward needed edits. I'm almost as pleased as Micio with the results. #5654272

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 17, 2008

It's a wonderful shot, Nikki, and deserves another shot!!!!! ♫ k #5654636

Ken Smith level-classic March 17, 2008

THe more I look at it, the more it grows on me...I really like the lighting and how the cat is pressed into the chrome! #5655233

Susan M. Hembree March 17, 2008

A favorite of mine, too. Glad you are re-submitting it, Nikki! #5655570

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 17, 2008

How sweet, excellent timing and tones Nikki! #5655652

Dr. Harmeet Singh March 17, 2008

This is beautiful image.Well done,Nikki. #5655738

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 17, 2008

AHHHWWWWWW so cuteeeeeee!!!!! exceptional timing, capture and tones! #5655891

Ron Roberts March 18, 2008


MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 18, 2008

Looks like it was a perfect fit!!!
Great Shot NiK!! #5656280

Anne M. Young level-addict March 18, 2008

Fantastic cat shot....... #5657206

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston March 18, 2008

Wow, cool shot, I love the black and white. #5658030

Jeana Clark March 18, 2008

This is AWESOME Nikki!!!
Fantastic B&W that HAS to be a WINNER!!!
VERY well Done!!!

~J~ #5659490

Louise Kumpf March 18, 2008

Well, I didn't see the earlier version, Nikki, but this is fantastic! Brillant in every way! #5660114

Colleen Farrell March 18, 2008

So glad you're resubmitting this, Nikki--I remember it, and love it. I don't know what you changed. I believe it was in b&w before, which is *perfect* for this image. Definitely deserves to win--I'd also like to see it as POTD. #5660981

Sherran Andersen level-classic March 20, 2008

Great capture! Sherran #5671025

Jeana Clark March 23, 2008

Congrats on this WELL DESERVED EP!!!
I, too, would like to see THIS as a POTD!!

~J~ #5683905

MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 23, 2008

Okay so I am Late!!
I would like to see it in The Winners Circle ;0)
WTG NiK #5685743

Lori Carlson April 26, 2008

This is one of the best cat photos I have ever seen, Nikki!! :0)
Love it in b/w & love that total cat feeling you captured...you can feel the purrs! :0) NICE! #5844621

Susan M. Hembree August 30, 2008

I always loved this shot, Nikki, and am so glad that it was picked for POTD at Kodak, even if I was late to see it. Congratulations! #6390279

Ivan Chacon September 13, 2009

Great shot Nikki! :) #7939056

Mitch Spence level-classic September 13, 2009

I don't know exactly what your rework was, but this was and is a great shot, the epitome of cat behavior, first, and a wonderful graphic black and white, second, and no less important. #7939507

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. September 13, 2009

Great lines and contrast on this shot, Nikki! I love it, and I'm not even a cat lover, ha! #7940320

Cathy Barrows September 13, 2009

very intriguing comp #7940456

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 14, 2009

ahwww adorable Nikki, and love the tones! #7940860

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe September 23, 2014

Purrrfect! #11141783

John D. Roach level-addict December 26, 2018

Congrats....very cute. #11743259

Leslie McLain level-classic December 26, 2018

Congrats on a fantastic finalist and POTD, Nikki. #11743262

Jill Odice level-classic December 26, 2018

Lovely tones in the sweet image Nikki! Congrats on your POTD! #11743263

Terry A. Stoa December 26, 2018

Congratulations on your POTD badge! If only we could be as happy as this cat is in your photo. The angles are nice and the eye is drawn right to it's dreamy-happy face. #11743265

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic December 26, 2018

Cute cat image! Congratulations on your POTD! #11743272

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 26, 2018

SO cute and SO cat, WTG and congratulations!! <>< #11743287

Michele Peterson level-classic December 26, 2018

One of my favorites, I love the light! Congratulations on the POTD, Nikki! #11743299

Mitch Spence level-classic December 26, 2018

As you know, this is a long-time favorite of mine. And, whoopee, kitty gets the potd. #11743306

Sara B Coffey level-deluxe December 26, 2018

Really great perspective Nikki! Congratulations! #11743308

Sara B Coffey level-deluxe December 26, 2018

Really great perspective Nikki! Congratulations! #11743309

Anita Bower December 26, 2018

What a fun photo. #11743319

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic December 27, 2018

Congratulations on your sweet POTD, Nikki! #11743343

Susan M. Smith December 27, 2018

I love it! Congrats on your POTD! #11743347

Susan M. Smith December 27, 2018

I love it! Congrats on your POTD! #11743348

Chuck Green level-classic December 27, 2018

Congrats, Nikki, on your splendid finalist and POTD! <>< #11743459

Lydia Williams level-deluxe December 28, 2018

Wow, Nikki, this is a wonderful image. Congratulations on your finalist and POTD awards! #11743463

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