Daily Photo Reprise: You’re Ugly and Your Mother Dresses You Funny, 2010

two black cats slapping each other
Mewsette and Giuseppe have a slight disagreement on something.

The joke being that they have the same mother and look nearly alike.

Mewsette actually started it, though here it looks as if Giuseppe is the aggressor. He has the bigger ego, though, and seems to be easily set off by signals that I can’t see. I presume Mewsette insulted him.

I also liked the shadows on the floor; it looks more like he’s blessing her from that perspective. There are, after all, two sides to every issue.

It took me nearly an hour to scoop the basement litterboxes this morning because they were all being so photogenic.


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5 thoughts on “Daily Photo Reprise: You’re Ugly and Your Mother Dresses You Funny, 2010

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  • September 5, 2012 at 9:27 pm
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    I love, love, love EVERYTHING about this photograph!!! I’ve always loved the use of shadows in photography. It really does tell two different stories in one. Thank you. 🙂

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    • September 6, 2012 at 12:08 pm
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      Paulette, me too, and while this one was a difficult shot because of the shadows and contrast I now have a newer version of software to modify the raw files for my photos. Originally, they were just two silhouettes but I had the opportunity to revisit this one and open up the delicate highlights in their torsoes and in the shadows below them without losing the shadow on the floor or washing out the colors. It’s like a whole new world with this!

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  • September 5, 2012 at 11:43 am
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    I love the shadows. Shadow boxing?! Theadora (Great shot!)

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    • September 5, 2012 at 8:55 pm
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      Thedora, definitely! I love how the image and the shadows tell two different stories too.

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