Martin Soler Photography
Leo le Chat

Le Chat Leo

Leo le Chat

Leo le Chat

My girlfriend likes cats – A LOT! I have to admit I like them too. When she heard that the mother of this little boy died shortly after he was born she decided to bring him home. At first I had second thoughts, but seeing him and his little innocent look sorted that out. Well I must say after a few days of cleaning up the wet spots he was leaving around I had some more doubts – but that’s a whole other story.

Well shooting these guys isn’t as easy as it seems. Impossible to keep him still for more than quarter of a second. I had the camera on continuous shoot and had to run after him. Well experiences with him brought me to admire these cute postcards. I can’t figure out how those photographers shoot 3 or 4 of them all in perfectly cute positions.

Well enjoy it.

Details:  Aperture: f/4.5  –  Exposure: 1/50 sec  –  Focal lengths: 30mm  –  Iso: 1600

This entry was published on January 13, 2010 at 8:32 pm. It’s filed under Animal, Canon 500D, non-HDR and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

7 thoughts on “Le Chat Leo

  1. autumnchilde on said:

    What a cutie, how can you resist!

  2. I love all those softly-lit taupe and champagne colored pillows around the kitten. Marvelous lighting. You are so far ahead of me, it’s a wonder I don’t pack up my D80 and retire. I would never have thought to use 1600 ISO. Still learning digital.

    • Thanks O’Ross, no no no don’t retire! Shoot more. I must have shot 30 pictures to get one that worked on this series. I took 1600 ISO and put the camera on continuous shoot mode because Leo was running around and I couldn’t get him to stop. It being inside and as I had no other lighting I had to do that. It’s not ideal but the noise level isn’t too obvious. What’s your site?

  3. Such a sweet photograph, it warms my heart I am definitely a cat lover.. puts a smile on my face!

  4. This is such a lovely kitten.

    The composition and tone is great.

  5. Pingback: Imaginary cat at an imaginary window « Blog Archive « Martin Soler Photography

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