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Pet Photography – Fail!

Friday morning, our cat was feeling particularly playful. Thinking this was as good a time as any to practice some action photography, I grabbed my camera. Let’s just say it didn’t go as planned. To start with, our cat is really fast!

NIKON D200 @ 70mm — ¹/20 sec, ƒ/4.5, ISO 320 | zoom in
Flying after a toy

In the above shot, she’s chasing a cat toy attached to a plastic wand by an elastic string. I saw the toy fly by, the cat jump, and well… Admittedly, 1/20th second shutter speed isn’t going to stop motion here. But the poor lighting in this room of our house coupled with her high rate of speed produced a very blurry image. However, I actually kinda like it. I just wish her head were in the frame.
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