Just another cat picture

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  1. [JR]

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    I wanted to start using the built in flash on my camera because it's lens is painfully slow indoors, and I can't boost the ISO too much without noise creeping in. So I took paper towel and used a makeshift diffuser that took me 5 seconds to make, the time it took to get two sheets of paper towel, fold them and hold them in front of my flash.

    This, is what I got. It's got some post processing done to it, but you can see the light from the flash was neatly distributed on her face, and left the background dark as I intended.

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    Glorious and genious shot! Beautiful subject too.... Nicely done!
     
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    Thank you Zada :) I can't wait to have a real model! Haha.
     
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    Nice shot - gonna have to try the double paper towel thing now.
     
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    I love it! :)
     
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    Yup, get two sheets, fold them in 4 and you got it.
     
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    wish more "pet" photo's were like this
     
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    Hehe thanks :) My best friend totally loved the picture, she says it makes her want a cat again :p
     
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    wonderful image!
     
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    Hehe thanks TC
     
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    that is beautiful! :thumbup:
     
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    Thank you :thumbup::wink:
     

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