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“Need a Hug?” (Snowshoe Siamese Cat) Nikon D300, 105mm, F/3.2, 1/100s, -0.3EV, ISO 640

 
After the day I’ve had, here is one sure thing that makes it all better…
 

Well, that and alcohol.
 

And chocolate.
 

Yes, definitely chocolate.
 

Lots of chocolate.
 

Alcohol and chocolate.
 

Yeah, that might do it…
 

😀

“L’il Kitty” (Snowshoe Siamese) Nikon D300, 1000mm (600mm w/1.7x teleconverter), F/6.7, 1/160s, +0.7EV, ISO 400, Silver Efex Pro B/W Filter

My sister, Lori, has been nagging asking me for quite some time to post photos of my beautiful Snowshoe Siamese cat, Cleo. 😉

It’s not that I haven’t tried to get decent shots of my little girl; it’s more that Cleo isn’t all that, shall we say, accommodating?? If she even suspects that I’m taking her picture, I instantly get the ‘look’. So, I have to resort to using my long lens and catch her completely unawares. 

I was going to save these for Lori’s birthday near the end of the month, but what the heck, Sis – here’s your birthday gift a bit early! 🙂 

The post actually does double duty today. With hubby travelling for business, I know he is missing his furry baby girl back at home, so these will certainly make him smile. 

“Blue-eyed Girl” (Snowshoe Siamese) Nikon D300, 1000mm (600mm w/1.7x teleconverter), F/6.7, 1/100s, +0.3EV, ISO 400

Now, as for me, while I am missing seeing his baby blues, I can look at Cleo’s and think of him. 

Awwwwww.

Took a ride out to Russell Orchards in Ipswich to enjoy the gorgeous summer-like weather (and to pick up some of their yummy cider donuts hot off the fryer!) The resident greeter feline was slacking off a bit, soaking up the late afternoon rays and ignoring all the attention from passers-by.

“That’s My Name” (Russell Orchards’ Resident Orange Tabby), Nikon D300, 105mm, F14, 1/500s, ISO 400, SB900 w/Gary Fong Lightsphere Cloud, -3.0EV

Several people took photos of the sleeping cat, but I can guarantee, none got this shot! 🙂

“Sitting Pretty” (Pekingese) Nilkon D300, 70mm, F/5, 1/800s, ISO 400, SB800 w/Gary Fong Lightsphere Cloud, -0.7EV

 
My mom’s dog, Gizmo is such a diva!

Despite the heat and humidity, he had no issues posing for the camera, showing off his spankin’ summer haircut.

How could he not be today’s image?

Good boy, Gizmo! 🙂

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