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1501 views, 49 faves – April 2012

Our kitten OJ, gazing into a make-up mirror, watched over by curious cockatiel. Bird was photographed in a local pet store and added with CS3, as was its shadow and the blue color on the wall. Other edits included level adjustments and a touch of soft focus.
I had to wait till OJ got totally tired before he’d sit still… in the end I had to snap my fingers to get him to open his eyes :-)

The elements, i.e. the original take of the kitten gazing into the mirror, the bird, and the additional shot of the picture on the wall to cover the original were all shot on Fuji Reala 100 ISO print film on a Canon EOS-100 SLR. The negs were scanned to digital on a Canon FS 2710 film scanner

Here’s the original shot…

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Tabby Time Cats
Pets Are Us
Beautiful Blends
High Quality Images
Furry Friend`s Features
Artists Universe
Art Universe
The Silky Touch
Images of Endearment
Animals Captions & Confessions
You Big Softy
The Group
Challenge Accepted
DeeZ Award Showcase
Layered Up
Before and After
Props 2 Props

CHALLENGE WIN:

Challenge Accepted – Mirror Mirror On The Wall

Tags

billyboy, bird, cat, kittens, kockatoo, mirror, perfume, vanity

Comments

  • Cadence Gamache
    Cadence Gamachealmost 7 years ago

    Everything about this is wonderful. Every detail is important. Instant fav.

  • funkyfacestudio
    funkyfacestudioalmost 7 years ago

    Very creative, Love the image. Cute kitty :D

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstonealmost 7 years ago

    Amazing work, BB….even love the shadows! Beautifully rendered, with excellent details!!

  • billyboy
    billyboyalmost 7 years ago

    Cadence, funkyface and Mel, thanks so much for the encouragement!

  • cynthiab
    cynthiabalmost 7 years ago

    brilliant creative work love your cat wonderful eyes

  • gypsygirl
    gypsygirlalmost 7 years ago

    I love this! Very creative and well done!

  • Lachlan Kent
    Lachlan Kentalmost 7 years ago

    Lol… so cute… so well done.

  • Kimberly Palmer
    Kimberly Palmeralmost 7 years ago

    Love this! OJ and his huge eyes are a hit with me, and the cockatiel is just icing on the cake.

  • Cathie Tranent
    Cathie Tranentalmost 7 years ago

    Stunning BB … into my favourites (and the shopping cart!!)

  • helene
    helenealmost 7 years ago

    Brilliant work!

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