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Old March 1 2014, 02:56 AM   #1396
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He just turned two in December.
Aww. So he's still got a long life ahead of him .
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Old March 1 2014, 08:51 PM   #1397
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Gimli looks a lot like my cat Sammie.Sammie passed away 4 weeks ago today.Seeing those pics made me happy.
Aww. I'm sorry to hear that, but I'm glad we could put a smile on your face!

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That is really crisp. Did you apply any extra sharpening or is your lens just that good?
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Old March 1 2014, 09:11 PM   #1398
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Thanks. The lens is the Canon 18-135 STM kit lens that comes with the 70D. But while it is the entry-level lens, I've been very impressed with it so far. I also process all of my images in Lightoom 3 (I shoot in RAW), so I did apply some sharpening in post. Also, shrinking the image from its original 5400 x 3600 size to the 1620 x 1080 size I use to upload at flickr adds a bit of sharpening to the image. And I imagine there's even more sharpening when flickr further reduces the size to the 800 x 534 I posted here.

So yeah, really good lens, and several processes that increased the sharpening.

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The ISO for that shot is 6400, which just goes to show that my camera also helps maintain the quality of the image.
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Old March 9 2014, 12:04 PM   #1399
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^Those are really great shots, Ancient Mariner! Not just the image quality, but also the moments you capture. Very nice!

I dug up a few older photos of my cat Anda and did some minor editing:





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Old March 9 2014, 08:30 PM   #1400
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Is your cat a vampire?
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Old March 9 2014, 08:33 PM   #1401
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Hee hee! I love that last one; it's the "model" shot.
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Old March 10 2014, 09:31 PM   #1402
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Thanks! Yes, she loves to pose. And no, she's not a vampire.
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Old March 10 2014, 09:43 PM   #1403
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Hee hee! I love that last one; it's the "model" shot.
That was exactly my thought, too!

Alienesse, thanks for the compliments! And allow me to return the favor: those are some great moments you've captured (mid-yawn is almost always amusing). And the "cat bed" is a really cool setting!
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Old March 17 2014, 02:39 PM   #1404
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Here is the last picture of the dearly departed Neko who left us a few months ago.
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Old March 20 2014, 05:34 AM   #1405
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^Those are really great shots, Ancient Mariner! Not just the image quality, but also the moments you capture. Very nice!

I dug up a few older photos of my cat Anda and did some minor editing:





Those photos are really neat!!
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Old March 20 2014, 01:59 PM   #1406
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I come here first when I sign on, just to get my dose of calm.
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Old March 21 2014, 01:45 AM   #1407
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Some pics of my girls .



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Old March 21 2014, 04:18 AM   #1408
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Old March 30 2014, 07:21 AM   #1409
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Junior letting me know it's time for bed.
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Old March 30 2014, 11:48 AM   #1410
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Awww ... look at that face!

And bonus points for the BBS in the background.
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