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Bad kitty by SandyManase Bad kitty by SandyManase
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First of all, I absolutely adore this photo. I have not seen a photo like this in a while, so I believe that it is original. Another reason why it is original, is I have never seen a photo like this before, and I have seen a lot of photos.

The first thing that captured my attention to this photo is the details. The details are very simple, but dramatic. You seem to be drawn to what is not showed in this photo. I love that the main focus in this photo is the woman and the cat, and yet they are enclosed in a shadow, but it has a very dramatic look.

I love the background in this photo. It is simple, yet subtle. This photo is so simple, so elegant, but has a very huge impact.

This photo is stunning and beautiful. I absolutely love it!
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Simply amazing. The composition is superb. Nothing in this is centered; an amazing feat (especially if you took the photo all by yourself). While centering is by no means a bad thing, it is something to be used as a technique and not a rule. Too many people don't understand technique. You clearly understand technique.

Your use of lighting is eye-catching. It is even stronger than black and white photography. B&W is eye-catching because it lacks color. Your work is catching because it lacks even more - making it stronger. Very little detail exists. This is its strength. It forces the eye into the very heart of the message.

Its message is clearly the woman chastising the cat for its actions prior to the shot. While this message would not have been lost in color or B&W; this way of presenting it simply places it in such a way that it holds the viewer; not allowing the eyes to wander.

Yet it still has detail enough to keep the photo interesting for when the eyes to inevitably wander. Silhouettes are fine and dandy, but bore quickly. The detail in the curtains add beauty to the photo. The yellow creates vibrant and sharp contrast to the black. This photo, on the contrary, maintains its beautiful interest.

I am impressed by how it looks as if the cat is actually feeling guilt over its actions. There is little need for detail here as the body language says it all.

Elegantly done.
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Lothrian Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
This takes my breath away!  What a simply incredible piece of work - love it so much :)
Solone Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So much <3 for this.  The colour palette is wonderfully simple and the composition equally deft.  The posing is great on both counts and I liked how at a glance, I thought those were cat ears rather than a bun of hair.
Melina-the-Thief Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, the cat actually looks guilty. Or it's just looking at her other hand...
Edwardv17 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Roxy-the-art-nut Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome shot  :)
Demon57 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Lovely Shot!Heart 
Demon57 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Bad! I'm a cat it's my thing :-)
Don't call me kitty!
Telemnar111 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist
extremely cool  :D
Vlad-M-007 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
Yah, whatever , Hotty B
Piimocial Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
MyHeadWonders Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Haha thats funny
FromtheGalaxy Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Ah, that cat has the woman under his evil spell...
LittleArtRoom Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Excellent shot. 
DaWonderer Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
ccconvoitise Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Student Photographer
you're my inspiration! :heart:
Maxibouy1 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013
Mighty fine indeed
Tenebra Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013
This is a truly remarkable photograph, both in terms of light, tones, composition, emotion expressed,... Congratulations! :)
MSynn Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013
Epic ! Gr8 work !
Penguinclaw Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013
Great art and I love it!!! Gorgeous colour :)
MsNuclearWinter Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Student General Artist
The silhouette of the woman and cat gives it a relate-able feel by keeping both subjects fairly anonymous except for gender and species but any cat owner can relate to scolding their cat. And no matter what your cat looks like they are adorable and hard to yell at due to their cuteness. Makes for more of a self applicable concept to the image. Keeps it simple and I think more effective and to the point of what the over all intention is with the image
PierreBr Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
SaRaH-22 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
your photo has been featured into my Journal [link] :heart:
RayRupnow Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I love this!
ozanirmak Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
amazing job.. well done.
lmess581 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
This is just a great creative shot. Just a fantastic job of the pose.:)
UndercoverLo Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Student Photographer
I can't get enough of this picture. It's amazing.
domfoto Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I love this photo !! you are a great artist ! and the cat, a great actor ...
reis3450 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
bad kitty...sweet sandy
ShannonCPhotography Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
awesome pic!
PaulWeber Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful idea, brilliantly executed. Reminds me of Michael Parkes work.
EchoingFlame Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
StefanyKK Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
Ringoreien Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's perfect.
TheFirstAvenger Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Professional Photographer
Fantastic :)
c2fahad Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Student Photographer
WIlD V/s Cat
ninjaxfreak46 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Student Photographer
haha Great
openeyeleads Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012
Beautiful silhouette and very expressive!
92KICKSTART Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Student General Artist
firesion Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
I have a friend who's life is this picture. Good job.
mtnboy64 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
Just love this! Everything element in the shot works wonderfully!
Kaslito Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Professional General Artist
Puuronen Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Professional General Artist
Great image!
Sablezubov Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
so shiny picture! this is the best shot at home, I have seen
TammyPhotography Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I love how it is not completely a silhouette and you can still see little details. The body language is beautifully done. I also love the yellow light. Amazing capture. :heart:
augenweide Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
your work is featured in our new crossover-feature from :iconphotography-inc: [link]
mysts Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice shot, the feline sense actually feels like going both ways. The silhouette approach worked very well :)
sirisaak Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012
Love this!
theRopes Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Professional Photographer
Exeptional work Sandy *heart* every image, especially the self-portraits.

You have brought this form of expression to a new level.

Photopathica Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012   General Artist
We have chosen your work for our Featured Folder for September!
This piece has been featured here: [link]

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SandyManase Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks! :D
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