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Aug 12, 2010, 2:59:21 PM
Lorich 9 - Fancy rat by DianePhotos Lorich 9 - Fancy rat by DianePhotos
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That's one of the very few shots I'm really proud of. There is very few editing here, only some slight level corrections to enhance a bit the blue tones (nothing very noticeable actually). I also removed some grain on the background and cropped it square by removing some space at the top and bottom (not on the sides).
I love this shot so much I think I'll have to print it for myself...

Lorich, siamese seal point hooded mismarked velveteen rat, born june the 1st, 2010 (his eyes are really that dark).

Lorich is my newest boy. He comes from an unwanted litter. His mother was pregnant in a pet store and was about to give birth to her babies, she would soon have become snake food. Fortunately, a girl who was there to buy some bedding found her and took her home :)

Lorich is a sweetheart. He is VERY licky, very cuddly and very playful, the perfect little rat :heart: He reminds me very much of Arkanys (they have a very similar behavior) except he is a bit braver (he doesn't fear any noise ^^). He loves licking our hands, eating, having his cheeks and belly rubbed, playing, sleeping on my shoulder and tangling my hair :heart:

Canon EOS 350D
Canon EF-S USM 60mm macro
Philips Living Colors lamps
Two desklamps
Purple Canson paper
Flower petals
Glass mug
Plums and blueberries
Pink satin jewelry pocket
False orchid flower
homemade pendant and earring
Glass beads
A homemade rattie treat with a blueberry on the top


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This is an all around enchanting feast for the eyes. The diversity of colors against the solid background, the placement of the objects, and the pose couldn't be more perfect. This is eye-catching, appealing, pleasing, and simply delightful. You have accomplished an outstanding feat of surrounding a stunningly beautiful Siamese fancy rat with colorful splendor. Your vision, originality, and intentions with this pose have certainly succeeded in conveying to the world that fancy rats are creatures to be adored, admired, and loved. I have no doubt you are really proud of this, you should be. Well done. I love it.
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Sileas Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010  Professional General Artist
omg your rat pictures reawakens my dream to own rats one day. So beautiful and full of such character!
SamsaTales Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love rats! They are the perfect pet-friend-everything.
:heart:Lorich is so cute and lovable!!!!
Nice work ^^
iKaruuu Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Congratulations for the shot, and for the grat model!

Lovely picture
Vaprrenon Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010
So adorable! I love the pose and the colors and that little blaze on his nose is just PERFECT, lol! I need to fav this cutie.
coolrat Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010  Student Digital Artist
wow just amazing :D
Creyn Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Beautiful! Really nothing I can say besides the fact that it's beautiful and everything just goes together smoothly and nicely. Good job! No criticisms here!
VeTeRiLu Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2010
this one is really beautiful and athentic!!
i love how you demostrate this little pretty creatures in a different way, completely deviant!
Eithanta Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2010
I love your pictures :D
GXrocksmysox7 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010  Professional Writer
I love rats ^_^
mind aren't as nice and tame as that when it comes to taking their pictures though -.-
lauvvva Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2010
:love:Can I download this and use as desktop background?:meow:
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