Category Archives: Cats

Experimenting with Black and White in Lightroom

I signed up for a Creative Black and White Photography course that lasts for 4 weeks, starting tomorrow NZ time.  As part of the Introduction we got some pointers on using just Lightroom to process a BW image.  Much of … Continue reading

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Experimenting with BW Conversions in Lightroom

I purchased the new Creative Black and White Photography course and have watched the Intro videos (The deal is still available here) and one of the major benefits of the course is it will take us in detail through several … Continue reading

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Visiting the Archives – Tiger Cub Melbourne Zoo 2010

Taking some time to revisit my archives and look through the images I am yet to process and I have a selection of these delightful tiger cubs I took at Melbourne Zoo back in 2010. When they were taken the … Continue reading

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Focussing on Cat Faces

Something Different!  Something not a building! A lady in my Awake course posted this excellent portrait of a cat done using in part some watercolour brushes and I thought it was EXCELLENT.  Of course I wanted to try it and … Continue reading

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Cognac – a portrait with Topaz Glow

This was the imaged I wanted to play with using Topaz Glow, my portrait of Cognac with his beautiful blue eyes. I used the Neon preset and tweaked it heavily.  It didn’t really come together until I got to the … Continue reading

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Cognac and his splendid whiskers

Just a quick post, I took these shots of Cognac yesterday, he was in an obliging mood and I also wanted to capture an image showing off his quite SPLENDID whiskers. So far the head cold is not too bad … Continue reading

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Photographing Cats – Cognac Closeups

For the last 20 years I have shared my life with Birman Cats, a pedigree breed that is particularly affectionate and quite photogenic.  Last Xmas I got myself a new kitten as a companion to my older cat Taz.  Cognac … Continue reading

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