Agate When She's Calm

© Arthur Rosch

Agate When She

Uploaded: December 30, 2004


Agate doesnt like cameras much. If
I catch her just right, she'll tolerate
me. Here, she's calm. The next
several pictures degenerate into
bad temper and wind up with a paw
swipe at the lens.


Patricia Marroquin December 31, 2004

What a great expression on Agate! Love the blues and purples in this as well. Are you in the newspaper business, Art? With that cat name, Agate, I wondered whether you were familiar with sports agate and stock agate. LOL! :-) #200573

Arthur Rosch December 31, 2004

Thanks Patricia. I did not name her;
my partner, who is into stones and
gems, did. Agate's son is called Obsidian. I think Agate is an incredibly gorgeous
cat. Obsidian is quite handsome but of course much bigger and masculine.
Look for his photo in my pets gallery.
He loves to pose!


Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe December 31, 2004

She would be a perfect match for my Boo. They look just alike with those sourpuss expressions! This is great!!! #1005021

Murry Grigsby December 31, 2004

Terrific pet portrait Art! Happy New Year and best wishes for your 2005 :0) #1005769

Karen Beri December 31, 2004

This is a great portrait Art!!!Did you manage to capture the swipe at the lens? Happy New Year :) #1006319

Patricia Marroquin December 31, 2004

Hi Art, actually I was half-joking. I kinda figured Agate had something to do with stones and gems! :-) I will definitely check out your pets gallery! :-) #1006328

Arthur Rosch December 31, 2004

I've got the next picture in my pets
gallerly, just so you can see the
different expression. It's called Angry Agate. It's not
a contest entry, but I posted it
for cat fans. I do have the almost-swipe
but it's a dark, blurry, looming cat
face that's barely intelligible.

Art #1006394

Patricia A. Kuniega January 18, 2005

Agate looks just great with cobalt! Congratulations on your wonderful kitty finalist, Art! Good luck! #1041802

Colette M. Metcalf January 18, 2005

Congratulations, Art!!! #1042067

Murry Grigsby January 18, 2005

Congrats and good luck Art! #1042640

Jill Flynn January 18, 2005

Congratulations Art! This is a terrific portrait of Agate. Love that expression. #1043355

Karma Wilson January 18, 2005

Congrats Art! Nice capture! #1044560

Kathleen Clemons January 18, 2005

What a beautiful kitty, Art. Congrats to you. #1044689

Ed Heaton January 18, 2005

Hi Art,
Congratulations on your finalist :-) #1045776

Kelly Heaton January 19, 2005

Beautiful Kitty! Congratulations! #1048120

Arthur Rosch January 19, 2005

Some photos attach themselves to your
heart. You all know what I mean.
Is it because this is my kitty? Probably.
I have it on my wall. It's one of those
special pictures that I love in spite
of its 'ordinariness', i.e. there
are photographers who make me feel
self conscious about cat photos. but
none of them are here at this venue.


Art #1048165

Susana Ms Heide December 14, 2005

Nothing is ordinary about this cat portrait! The purple and blue colors make her SHINE!!! Very elegant all around! #2186645

Arthur Rosch December 14, 2005

thank you so much, susana. I was recently
invited to contribute a cat photo to
a publication, and this one immediately
came to mind. I may have something
a little 'cuter' but this one is special.

Art #2186651

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