Blue Eyed Bearded Stray

© Sam Britt

<b>Blue Eyed Bearded Stray</b>

Terry T. Ruvalcaba September 15, 2008

Great job, very captivating, absolutely beautiful! #998954

Jessica Jenney September 15, 2008

WOW! What beautiful markings! Gorgeous blue eyes and effects, Sam! #6457146

John R. Sanchez September 15, 2008

Wow!! What a shot, Samantha! And what beautiful cat. #6457179

Kimi A. Phillips September 15, 2008

The colors just POP! Beautiful work!:) #6457199

Margaret R. Barry September 15, 2008

Beautiful colors and effects, Sam! #6457213

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 15, 2008

WOW...WOW...WOW...what a GORGEOUS image of this beautiful kitty, Sam!!!!! ♫ k #6457236

Karen Slagle September 15, 2008

Wow, Sam, this is awesome. Love, love, love it. I would enlarge this big and hang it. What fantastic effects..... #6457272

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 15, 2008

Beautiful!! Love those eyes and effects......I would have to adopt him/her? #6457321

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 15, 2008

Stunning image. LOVE IT!!!! #6457333

Tammy D. Ferren level-classic September 15, 2008

Beautiful, love the effects. VERY eye catching, Samantha. #6457501

Janet Daniel level-classic September 15, 2008

Captivating eyes, Sam! Outstanding DD work, she's a beauty! #6457569

Jennifer L. Taranto September 15, 2008

i LOVE what you've done with the eyes - very captivating!! love the use of the frac filter too!! a beautiful full frame of this cute kitty!! #6457678

Karen Engelbreth September 15, 2008

WOW - fantastic portrait - love those eyes, Sam! #6458316

Bill Knaps September 15, 2008

Beautiful work with this beautiful cat Sam. Bill #6458408

Carol Sawyer September 15, 2008

All I can say is Gorgeous work and cat, Sam!!! #6458460

Deb Koskovich September 15, 2008

Sam, WOW!! Winner!! #6458605

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 15, 2008

TErrific effects Sam, those are some piercing blue eyes. #6458610

Patricia Ronan September 15, 2008

Gorgeous image and digital work Sam, love the direct stare of the cat:) #6458641

Sam Britt September 15, 2008

Thank you Terry, Jessica, John, Kimi, Margaret, Kitty, Karen, Shelly, Tammy F, Tammy A, Janet, Jennifer, Karen, Bill, Carol, Deb, Claudia & Patricia! #6458674

Leslie McLain level-deluxe September 15, 2008

Another amazing kitty portrait. Great unage and effects. #6458683

Ken Jarvis September 15, 2008

Great work, Samantha! #6458839

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 15, 2008

Beautiful cat Samantah, fantastic effects! #6458844

Kathleen Rinker September 15, 2008

Gorgeous Sam wonderful effects!! #6458894

Sam Britt September 15, 2008

Thank you Leslie, Ken, Peaches & Kathleen! #6459011

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 15, 2008

WOW!!! This totally ROCKS Sam, outstanding work my friend!! <>< #6459057

Lorna Shutter September 15, 2008

You've created a wonderful image here, Sam! Great use of the Fractalius filter! The blue eyes are stunning! Nice work! :) #6459135

Vladan D. Djordjevic September 15, 2008

An amazing image with terrific colors and effects. #6459180

Robyn A. Terrell September 15, 2008

Holy Cow, what a superb image, Sam! Great work. #6459216

Sam Britt September 15, 2008

Thank you Nancy, Lorna, Vladan & Robyn! #6459234

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic September 15, 2008

Wow, this is a standout, Sam. Great work. #6459269

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 15, 2008

Incredible tones/contrasts, detail & captivating eyes!!! EXCEPTIONAL work again,Sam!!! #6459362

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. September 15, 2008


KARU. #6460005

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 16, 2008

oh my spectacular Sam... fx are amazing! #6460307

Rhonda Thornton-Hecker September 16, 2008

Wow, this is a stunning shot. Absolutly amazing capture. #6461267

Sam Britt September 16, 2008

Thank you Mary Beth, Patrick, Karu, Stefania & Rhonda! #6461294

Max Aureli September 16, 2008

WOW what capture and what eyes Samantha !!! #6461299

Anita Hogue September 16, 2008

WOW, believe you have yourself another winner here, Sam! Fabulous image! #6462633

Jane E. Kirn September 16, 2008

Sam, you have such a collection of cats! Wonderful technique, and the eyes are more than captivating. Yep, another winner Sam. I so enjoy your gallery. #6462840

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe September 16, 2008

Sensational photo and presentation! WOW, so eye catching!

ccc #6463003

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 16, 2008

Wonderfully striking image, Sam! #6463475

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 16, 2008

What a beautiful, "eye catching" image, Sam! #6464059

Sam Britt September 16, 2008

Thank you Anita, Jane, Candice, Barbara & Ellen! #6464336

Janet McNeil level-classic September 17, 2008

Really "pops" in your gallery!! Lovely effects!! #6465873

Sam Britt September 17, 2008

Thanks Janet! #6466349

anonymous September 17, 2008

WOW! Another fabulous cat image Sam! The eyes are amazing! Well done! B- #6466663

Jim Baines September 17, 2008

Dang! This is plain drop-dead gorgeous, Samantha! #6466802

Sam Britt September 17, 2008

Thank you Barbara & Jim! #6467417

Tammy Espino September 17, 2008

Should win by me!! :) Stunning~ #6467467

Michelle L. Frick September 17, 2008

GORGEOUS!!! Love what you've created here - the full frame, the fractal and that sweet face!! #6467994

Sam Britt September 17, 2008

Thanks Tammy & Michelle! #6468420

Raymond Pauly level-classic September 17, 2008

Awesome work here, Sam! Beautiful image! #6469071

Sam Britt September 18, 2008

Thanks Raymond! #6470946

Lynn Haack September 18, 2008

WOW!!! Cooooool Cat! Excellent this one. Beautiful EYES...this caught my eye immediately. WTG! Lynn #6472365

Sam Britt September 18, 2008

Thank you, Lynn! #6472427

Judy A. Lawhon September 18, 2008

This is fantastic, Sam!! #6473200

Sam Britt September 18, 2008

Thanks Judy! #6473331

A P September 19, 2008

I'm really getting behind in comments and it upset me because I might miss something like this. WoW Sam. Awesome job on those piercing blue eyes. (even if they were green) wonderful use of effects. Another cat winner for you. #6476291

Brett Dolsen September 19, 2008

I agree a winner!!Sunning PS and capture Samantha!!Brett #6477152

Sam Britt September 19, 2008

Thank you Ann & Brett! #6477612

Dorann Weber September 19, 2008

Wow...Those eyes...Wonderful PS work..! I love how the cat's face fills the whole frame.. #6477955

Mary K. Robison September 19, 2008

Once again, your use of the Frac filter makes a jump-off-the-screen image, Sam.

Throw in the eye-color switch to vivid blue, and the tight crop, and you most certainly have another WINNER! #6478586

Nadya Johnson September 19, 2008

Amazing, Sam! I bet we're looking at a winner here! WOW, those eyes! A beauty! (She looks a lot like one of mine named Skeeter.) Cool work! #6478613

Sam Britt September 20, 2008

Thank you Dorann, Mary & Nadya! #6480397

Sandy Hawkins September 20, 2008

Oh my gosh....this is really stunning, Sam! #6481923

Carol Teal September 20, 2008

WOW! This is amazing Sam! Great job with the eyes and love the hint of Frac. Surely we will see this one again! I have to add this one to my favs! #6482571

Martha N. Church September 21, 2008

Spectacular image, Sam! #6483259

Sam Britt September 21, 2008

Thank you Sandy, Carol & Martha! #6486146

Howard B. Cheek September 23, 2008

This one definitely has that "wow" factor Samantha, the eyes are amazing here.
Great work!
Howard #6497518

Sam Britt September 23, 2008

Thanks Howard! #6501500

Tommy E. Burgess September 24, 2008

Sam this is just Stunning! I love the vivid color and contrast and the fract filter looks exceptional. #6508814

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe September 25, 2008

Wonderful impact, Sam -- great work! #6512533

Irene Colling level-deluxe September 26, 2008

Amazing photo work Amy.
The eyes, the tight crop, and the effects make this image great. #6515044

Irene Colling level-deluxe September 26, 2008

Sorry Samantha, I had just looked at Amy's photo and called you be the wrong name. #6515048

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 26, 2008

Gorgeous, Sam!
Love the mesmerizing blue eyes!
Blessings, Lisa #6515737

Melissa Hintz level-deluxe September 26, 2008

Wow! I love the photo and the effects just give it the 'kick'! Great work! #6516925

Sam Britt September 27, 2008

Thank you Tommy, Kay, Irene, Lisa & Melissa! #6521150

Tamera S. Phillips October 03, 2008

Love the extra color and effects on this one Sam. Great job. #6550408

Kelly S. Cavanaugh October 07, 2008

Absolutely stunning! Great work, Sam! #6565923

Steven E. Ray October 16, 2008

The Fractalius is one fun filter, and it did exceptional on this kitty :) Those radiant blue eyes are perfect for this composition. #6612137

William88 October 24, 2008

Awesome!! great art work. #6655144

Tiia Vissak October 25, 2008

very cool! #6657803

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 25, 2008

Wow, amazing eyes. Terrific effects. #6657854

Sam Britt October 25, 2008

Thanks everyone! #6659504

Bill Wyatt October 25, 2008

WOW gorgeous work the colors and effects are fantastic! #6659613

John Connolly October 25, 2008

Amazing DD work here Sam! An outstanding effect and colors! #6659629

Sam Britt October 25, 2008

Thanks Bill & John! #6659913

Eugenio Diaz October 26, 2008

A winner...very striking image! #6662082

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 26, 2008

Wowwwwwwww this is awesome!!!! #6663154

Sam Britt October 26, 2008

Thanks Eugenio & Laurence! #6663763

Sherry L. Davis October 26, 2008

Awesome = WOW! Love it! #6663918

Sam Britt October 27, 2008

Thanks Sherry! #6669429

Gail R. Schuett December 19, 2008

Sam,can't believe I didn't see this sooner.
Really,a stray?? he's beautiful!!
Purrfectly captured..congrats on the EP!! Gail #6911566

Jane E. Kirn July 02, 2009

Wonderful- LOVE it. Your cat photos are always breath taking. #7701360

Melissa Malisia August 28, 2009

Sam, this is AWESOME!!! #7895488

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Originally submitted to Animals Category, resubmitted to Digital Darkroom Category October 2008

Actually she had pale green eyes. Selective coloring of eyes and a tad of the Fractalius plugin filter used in Adobe Photoshop CS3.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 72.00 mm, Model: DSC-H1

Uploaded on September 15, 2008 Editor's Pick

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