Photographing Cats


When I was browsing through my photo albums, I found out that most of the animal pictures I took were of cats!

Actually, I had history with cats. There were cats loitering around my house’s backyard when I was a kid. I liked to play with the cats but never really held them. One day, I was trying to catch one of the cat’s body but failed to do so. Then I tried again and managed to grab it’s tail. Bad thing happened next. The cat turned its head bit my finger! Ouch! >.<

Taken at Pantai Kemasik

I wonder why nobody told me that cats don’t like people messing with their tails. But I don’t think I would have listened back then. Haha! Anyway, lesson learned! Even though I was bitten, I don’t hate cats or have phobia of cats. Its just that I became more cautious when dealing with them.

I like shooting cats. I find them very interesting. There are many sides of a cat: mysterious, playful, curious, quiet… You name it, you got it! Sometimes, I get to meet with friendly cats which allow me to take pictures of them laying down, stretching body or licking their fur. Other times, cats would run away at the speed of lightning the moment they see me.

I’m having so much fun shooting cats with my analogue camera. I don’t mind kneeling down just to get a better picture of them. I wonder what’s in their mind. Do they feel like a royalty when I do that? Meow~

Taken at Taman Gelora
Taken at Taman Teruntum

written by funfun on 2011-10-11 in #lifestyle #furkid #kitty #cute #animals #analogue-lifestyle #lomography #cats-cat #kitten #fluffy


  1. domo-guy
    domo-guy ·

    The second cat looks like my cat! :3

  2. laurasulilly
    laurasulilly ·

    Ha, cats are taking over! I like it a lot, because I have a cat myself, but where are all the dog people at? Anyways, I love all the cat pictures floating around here lately :)

  3. explorette
    explorette ·

    @laurasulilly there are loads of Pug shots all over this site. But I must admit cats rule...... with Pugs coming a close second!

  4. funfun
    funfun ·

    @domo-guy ya! it does look like your cat! haha~

  5. funfun
    funfun ·

    @laurasulilly hey...your cat is cute! :) I love dogs but I do not keep one because my parents not a dog person. It's easier to capture cats' pictures here as they are everywhere!

  6. funfun
    funfun ·

    @explorette both are cute! ^_^

  7. laurasulilly
    laurasulilly ·

    @explorette: you're right, maybe i don't see them becasue i'm so in love with cats :)
    @funfun: thanks a lot, but she's a fatty also :)

  8. nicx
    nicx ·

    Oh Kitties!!!! I love them.

  9. funfun
    funfun ·

    @laurasulilly fatty is huggable! ;-)
    @nicx: aren't they adorable? :D

  10. emperornorton
    emperornorton ·

    I love my cats, but I find I take more pictures of my dog. I think this is because the cats run at the sight of the camera and its flash while Doggy doesn't care.

  11. funfun
    funfun ·

    @emperornorton I do agree with you...most cats run at the sight of camera. I'm lucky to capture a few. Hopefully I can get more pictures of dogs in the future. :)

  12. dazb
    dazb ·

    great shots. i like cats

  13. nicx
    nicx ·

    @funfun they are too adorable! i just love them!

  14. npkishi
    npkishi ·

    I love cats very much too, but it's hard to take good shot of them, isn't it? They are always moving, othewise sleeping... My cat don't like to be shot by camera. Cats in your photos look so natural and relaxed... very cute!!

  15. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Yaaaay cats :3 Speaking of them, I haven't taken photos of my kitty in a while....

  16. funfun
    funfun ·

    @npkishi's hard! most of them ran away! your cat is cute! must be great if it likes to be shot!
    @natalieerachel maybe you can take some photo of your kitty while waiting for you LC-W (if i'm not wrong) ;-)

  17. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    @funfun I actually just got it in the mail! And took some photos of my kitty with it, but she moved too much haha...

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