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On The Hunt by darkdex52 On The Hunt by darkdex52
A random shot taken in Valmiera, Latvia. The cat was hunting something and I got lucky and got this shot while he(?) was concentrating.

Cat's real colors are Black, Yellow, Brown.

edit: Got featured in the Cram Magazine: [link]
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:iconcrystalparadise:
Very beatiful. at first, i thought u might have drawn this, and i was like, how did he get the eyes to shine??? yes, you got very lucky. most cats dont concentrate for more than a minute or two . i love the way you took this shot, up close, so you can see his(?) facial expresstion. i also love the way it was taken or modified to be in black and white, it makes it that much more stupendous. i would also like to say that, how you caught him looking to his right (our left ), makes this picture perfect. by far, the best one ive seen you do yet!!! in pictures, ofcourse.

sincerily-A.S.
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Critique by DeathPistol13 Jan 11, 2012, 1:52:03 PM
This picture really grabbed me attention. It shows the emotion perfectly! Having cats my self, I understand how hard it is to get them to "pose" for pictures, this is amazing! Also, the perspective is at just the right angle, had you shot it from anywhere else the photograph would lose all its effect.

Overall, I think you encompassed the attitude of the cat amazingly well. Thank you for the opportunity to write a critique on this spectacular photograph. Please don't stop with the good work and keep it up. I look forward to seeing more of your work. Thanks again.
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:icondorenna:
dorenna Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Excellent eyes. Thank-you.
Amazing what you find when you revisit a gallery.
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:iconhiddenworlds:
HiddenWorlds Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool I think this was a tortoise shell cat. Very beautiful contrast from the black and white. =)
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:icondragon-master248:
Dragon-Master248 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Artist
I like this
mostly because I love cat eyes
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:iconm3gr1ml0ck:
M3Gr1ml0ck Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2015
Great. I'd say that color scheme belongs to a female ^^
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:icondragon-master248:
Dragon-Master248 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Artist
unless it's a calico
calico's have white orange brown and black.
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:icontwiggymdk:
twiggymdk Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful!
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:iconalrust2003:
Alrust2003 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015
Marvelous feline face and photo capture...
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:iconc-wonder1:
C-wonder1 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015
I like cats
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:iconunicodragon:
unicodragon Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, I am the founder of the group Unico World Order and would love to have this peace into our gallery. :)

Please feel free to just check it out and if you like what you see you can join and contribute.

unicoworldorder.deviantart.com…
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:iconxeeni:
xeeni Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  New Deviant
amazing click and breath takng eyes :P
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:iconeos75:
eos75 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  Professional Photographer
bellissima
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:icondoryjustkeepswimming:
amazing shot. Beautiful photo
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:iconsuperhany:
SuperHany Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015  New Deviant
Love it!
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:iconskysmask:
SkysMask Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2015
I have a split face cat like this :)
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:iconslshimerdla:
slshimerdla Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
This is gorgeous! Looks a lot like my late kitty cat, even down to the half pink-half black nose.

Lovely expression, so perfectly feline. :)
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:iconkittysib:
KittySib Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful shot!:D
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:icononehellofamikuchan:
onehellofamikuchan Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
so cute I love that cat
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:iconpookielou:
pookielou Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
STUNNING, REMINDS ME OF MY POOKS, SHES  TORTIE! XX
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:iconkatterley:
katterley Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful!
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:iconandalchien:
andalchien Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015
¡Excelente detalle, hermoso gato!
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:iconbrowneyedserenade:
browneyedserenade Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  New Deviant
I like this camera's ability that you used to photograph this image 

Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
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:iconkalinaszek:
Kalinaszek Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015
So beautiful. You caught the soul of a cat.
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:iconbigcatlover801:
Bigcatlover801 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I do believe that this he(?) is a she, because by the way you describe her, " a black, yellow, and brown." It sounds like she is a tortoiseshell, and tortoiseshells typically aren't male. Male tortoiseshells are highly rare, one in every thousand tortoiseshells are male.
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:iconkalitarq:
kalitarq Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015
This is amazing it looks awesome
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:iconslaydavis:
SlayDavis Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love kitties!
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:iconnetbandit:
netbandit Featured By Owner May 23, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
cat + tricolor = female :D (Big Grin)

btw. nice shot Nod 
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:iconeublepharimila:
eublepharimila Featured By Owner May 21, 2015
Amazing!
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:iconfpaulago:
fpaulago Featured By Owner May 21, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Actually, is a SHE!!! :D

Tricolor cats always female! I've got one named Lala, and she looks like this one! <3
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:iconannaxmariaxk:
AnnaxMariaxK Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Photographer
great expression :)
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:icondoofuskat:
DoofusKat Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Perfect! You really captured the moment!
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:iconladygentlemanbastard:
Ladygentlemanbastard Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Student Artist
Woah... that is a lovely shot of a beautiful cat
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:iconjemdarling:
JemDarling Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love how you can see so much detail not only within the fur but also the eyes. And the way the fur is not just one solid color. This picture was captured perfectly
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:iconandypedro:
andypedro Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
VERY GOOD!!
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:iconconsty-t:
Consty-T Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
cool!:D (Big Grin) :) (Smile) 
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:iconsuperman144:
Superman144 Featured By Owner May 3, 2015
Your shot is really awesome! You were lucky to find the cat in such position, great photo!
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:iconslushiepuff:
SlushiePuff Featured By Owner May 2, 2015  Student Digital Artist
It almost looks like a scratchboard piece. Beautiful
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:iconthedarkcrow1917:
TheDarkCrow1917 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Love this.
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:icon2ndbluechameleon:
2ndBlueChameleon Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015  Student General Artist
Wow that's sharp
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:iconoptimumbuster:
OptimumBuster Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool.
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:iconlucidity-walking:
lucidity-walking Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015  Student General Artist
Spot-on photography - I can touch its whiskers!!
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:iconbreaghaderryth:
BreaghaDerryth Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Reminds me of a cat we lost last year. Really beautiful shot. I like how you blurred the edges and make the viewer focus on the eyes :)
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:iconsamtifa22:
samtifa22 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015  Hobbyist
 very .. very beautiful. I love the details of the eyes. wonderfull
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:iconchiquitinki:
chiquitinki Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015
I love cats!
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:iconruthless02:
ruthless02 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015
sweet kitty!
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:iconaderryn:
aderryn Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
my cat has almost the same face ... that is so amazing ...
Sophie 1 by aderryn
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:iconjaspersmum:
Jaspersmum Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015
Beautiful shot - what we call a 'Naughty Tortie' - tortoise colour cats are notorious for their cheeky behaviour ! ;)
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:iconlmd-lumalkdementis:
LMD-LuMalkDementis Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
So cute! I love cats! Cat's eyes seem to hypnotize us for a few seconds ...
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:iconkiramcita:
kiramcita Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! I love it..You´ve catched the cat´s nature.. ^^
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:iconhroft137:
Hroft137 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
cool, realy.
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:iconangeldare1:
angeldare1 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015  Student General Artist
Thanks
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January 11, 2012
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Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS
Shutter Speed
1/83 second
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F/5.6
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55 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Aug 27, 2011, 2:48:49 PM
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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
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