This image is also available in color here

Featured in Cat’s Pajamas 1 July 2012
Challenge winner Black & White image of Black & White Cat in the Cat Raven Challenge 24 Jan 2011

Canon EOS 1000D f5.6 1/60 ISO400
Edited in Photoshop CS5

Also available as a colored version


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  • PolaRaven
    PolaRavenover 3 years ago

  • How exciting! Thanks to everyone who voted for Sophie, and thank you Raven.

    – Linda Lees

  • LensTripping
    LensTrippingabout 3 years ago

    LOL! I love this picture!! =) My cats aren’t nearly attentive enough for me to get a fantastic shot like this! =) I love the black and white version so much better!! Beautiful! =)

  • Thanks Jewel, glad you like it. I think I agree with you, Sophie’s eyes are quite striking in the b&w version. The reason I made the b&w version was to enter a challenge for b&w pics of b&w cats.

    – Linda Lees

  • LensTripping
    LensTrippingabout 3 years ago

    I absolutely agree that the black and white makes her eyes pop! Her eyes are beautiful, but the black and white, for whatever reason, really makes them really stand out. Sophie is a beauty though in black and white or in color (where she is still black and white grin)…

  • lcretyi
    lcretyialmost 3 years ago

  • KatMagic Photography
    KatMagic Photo...almost 3 years ago

    Wow, your Sophie is a beauty…those eyes are wonderful… she reminds me of one of mine and I would write more about how gorgeous she is but my three are all right here and I’m getting looks to tone it down…

  • They’re all feeling a little jealous hey? Thanks for your lovely comment Katherine

    – Linda Lees

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedabout 2 years ago


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  • Thank you for featuring Sophie Kira

    – Linda Lees

  • Magaly Burton
    Magaly Burtonabout 2 years ago

    This cat looks sooo much like my Lola! I love it.

  • Thank you for your kind comment Magaly. There’s one thing about Sophie that is a bit different – if you turn your head the right way she has a heart on her nose

    – Linda Lees

  • Meg Hart
    Meg Hartabout 2 years ago

    As images go, this is the cat’s whiskers Linda!! :)

  • Thank you for your lovely comment Meg, very clever!

    – Linda Lees

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesabout 2 years ago

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeover 1 year ago

    Artistry, so very beautiful idea, I love it dear Linda:)
    Keep going on my artist friend,

  • Thank you for your kind comment Sunny, I know you love cats

    – Linda Lees

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