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Canon
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Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
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1/160 second
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F/2.8
Focal Length
60 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Jul 12, 2010, 3:48:13 PM
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Aegir 13 - Fancy rat by DianePhotos Aegir 13 - Fancy rat by DianePhotos
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An experiment with backlighting. I adore showing rats in a unusual way, they make such wonderful cute little models :heart:

Ęgir, American blue self dumbo rat, born january 2010

He is very cuddly little boy who adores sleeping on my knees or in my sweater (he seems to have a sweater-sleep fetish :slow: )
He's a doll ! :heart:
He comes from an unwanted litter, I couldn't resist his cuteness and adopted him. My boyfriend named him Ęgir after a Giant from the Norse mythology.


Canon EOS 350D
Canon EF-S 60mm macro
Philips LivingColors lamps
black cloth


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Critique by jinchuriki2 Aug 31, 2010, 11:20:11 AM
My goodness, this is a fantastic picture! I absolutely love the lighting. The contrast between the dark background and the light outline of the rat really pulls the rodent into focus.

It's also very nice to have made the rat almost fade into the background along the edges; this pulls the rat's head into even more focus. In two words? Great composition.

The only thing I could really say to help you improve and perhaps create a better picture next time is to bring the whiskers into focus. Being slightly blurred, they appear a little "off" near the sharp focus of the fur on the head; although I suppose it must have been tricky to get this little guy to sit still for a photo ;)
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IrinaWhite8 Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
<font><font>Bravo!!!</font></font>
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:iconreblz93:
this just so pretty :D
ur animals is just too cute ^w^
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Ch4r Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is incredible...........
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Crazy4Wonderland Sep 21, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
So cute!
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:iconratgirl610:
This picture is stunning. There are no words to describe what this image captures! THANK YOU for sharing :]
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:iconnemislaura:
I love your photos! I love your rats! Wish my rats would behave themselves when I try to take their pictures. :P
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:iconcodeedar:
Perfect!! This would make a beautiful piece of art to hang on a wall. You are very talented.
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CherryCStaff Jun 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
love the light on this one.. fantastic
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Red-Cha Mar 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Waow amazing!...It looks like a painting...
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AmyinWonderlandofOz Mar 7, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Wonderful portrait.. just love what you have done... beautiful rat... thanks.. Z
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