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Toffee the Guinea Pig

Toffee the Guinea Pig

Yes, I know I started the week with an image of Toffee and here I am finishing it with another
one of our much loved pet.
But today I reckon I have an excuse. I've finally got a flash unit for my camera and Toffee
was the only one in the house willing to act as guinea pig for me. Well, he didn't really
have much say in the matter but I made sure to bounce it so not to blind the poor puss.
It's a lot more complicated than the Vivitar flash I had for the old OM10 so I guess it's
time to read the books.

Nikon D90
1/60s f/5.6 at 105.0mm iso320 full exif

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slhoornstra19-Jan-2010 06:18
Now I know what is wrong with my cat!! A glorious cat! V
Neal Nye17-Jan-2010 12:37
The cutest guinea pig I've ever seen! I don't think you need the book at all.
Kevin Chester17-Jan-2010 11:54
PS, is the title because she has eaten the Guinea Pig? :-)
Kevin Chester17-Jan-2010 11:53
Looking at this shot I don't think your going to be reading long, a great shot for your first outing with your flash, its my least understood area of photography.
Raymond Ma17-Jan-2010 09:46
Lovely of Toffee to oblige...he is a photogenic fellow. If you're lucky Toffee, you may get a gallery of your own! V
Patricia Kay17-Jan-2010 08:40
Beautiful shot of Toffee...Looks like you did a great job with the new flash Mairead..BV
heather17-Jan-2010 08:20
Toffee looks so relaxed. Lovely shot Mairead! V
Betty Vlasiu17-Jan-2010 06:59
Beautiful, love the expression. Nice capture V
January Grey17-Jan-2010 06:32
All right...go ahead, said Toffee's eyes! Love that expression! The new flash seems to work great, Mairead. Nice catch-light in his eyes. A beautiful shot! V~
LynnH17-Jan-2010 03:03
A very nice portrait of Toffee. I was curious about the box he is laying on in this pic... something warm and electrical perhaps???
Nora van Beek17-Jan-2010 01:49
Looks like your new flash worked perfectly here. This is a very lovely portrait of your beautiful Toffee. Just curious - which one did you get?
Ulla Inkeri Huhta16-Jan-2010 23:36
My cats would have disappeared as soon as they saw the flashgun... or the camera.
The EXIF says no flash used, did it really go off?
pkocinski16-Jan-2010 23:26
This is very nice lighting and Toffee looks very content staying right where he is :-)
Phillip Normanton16-Jan-2010 23:06
Awww - nice bouncing - doesn't look like there's much chance of Toffee pouncing on the bounce :o)
tinkerb16-Jan-2010 23:01
Snap. I just got one but haven't played with it yet. My less than subtle hints before Christmas didn't work! Pity we don't have any pets to try it on. This is spot on.
Ann...16-Jan-2010 22:35
Oh well done you,flash guns scare me......Toffee looks very relaxed about it all!
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