Sunday, April 01, 2007

The Joke’s on Me

MegabytePet photography can be… frustrating. I learned that a long time ago (dang, has it really been 24 years?). Megabyte (age 11 months at the time), was in a mellow mood for a change, so I thought it would be cute to get him to pose for a portrait. Getting him to hold still for five seconds, though, turned out to be difficult. He would put his paw down, or stretch, or come over to see what I was doing with the camera. I persisted, though, and finally got the shot.

And what does he do but STICK HIS TONGUE OUT????

8 comments:

  1. Oh cute. 24 years - wow & you were already thinking in megabytes! I'm impressed.

    Your cat looks just like my granddaughter.

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  2. Hey KB… your granddaughter? Does she stick her tongue out when people take her picture too?

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  3. LOL FAR! Capturing kitty tongues is a highlight ... hehe. Megabyte, what a great name! Does that name describe his dominant character trait ... >'.'<

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  4. Hi O. Yes, he was named for his chewing when he was a kitten (I pretty much had scratched up to both elbows, we played rough). So he was just Byte at first... then he got fat.

    I put him on a diet once. He got fatter, and the rabbits at the bottom of the driveway disappeared. Coincidence? Maybe.

    He's been gone for 8 years or so, now. Looking for warmth at Thanksgiving, he got under my mother-in-law's van. He was getting deaf and may not have realized the van had started up — then again, he may have decided he didn't want to face another winter.

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  5. She has a little fat face and something about the way she holds her mouth, she really looks like cat pictures. It's weird.

    I've never mentioned it to her parents. I wonder what they'd say?

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  6. Hi FARfetched.

    Nice picture and cat. Taking a picture of Cat or George is pretty easy for me because they sleep so much. I was out today taking pictures of the azaleas in the front yard. I figured since it rained the other day I would get something other than yellow pine pollen.

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  7. Hey FM, those were nice azalea shots. I couldn't leave a comment because Haloscan was wanting to act up, though.

    In the video, is that a lantern hanger about 26 seconds from the beginning? Looks like that would be a good place to hang a light and shoot the breeze into the night, anyway.

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  8. Hey FAR.

    It not a latern, My s-i-l put it out there for a hanging flower pot. It would be a good place to shoot the breeze except for the mosquitoes.

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