They know that you’re up to something, so they either try to sniff the camera lens, or they walk away, so all you get is a close up of cat nose, or a long shot of cat bee-hind.
In this photo shoot, I’m using a radio control device so I can wrangle the cat into position and then take the photo, or at least that was the idea. I was having a hard time making the radio thing work though, and the end result is really hilarious serious of photos. Enjoy me looking like a complete dork in this set.
Thanks to Pacer Stacktrain for taking time out of his busy birdwatching schedule to help me with this photo shoot!
Not long ago, we participated in Seattle’s Average Joe Cat Show, which is a fun cat show for the common cat. We offered a Cat Ball as a door prize, and this was won by the Cat Clinic of NE Seattle. They were really excited because they have a few kitties who live at the clinic and they knew the cats might like the Cat Ball. So far the only cat who has been seen inside the Cat Ball is Inky. Doesn’t she look like a big black seed inside a watermelon?
I first posted these photos in a post on how to photograph cats. Really, all you need to do is to be doing something that you don’t want them involved in. Then they show up and do something really interesting, like this: