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What's unusual about a cat-door? 8)
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Evolver is back.

This calls for the returning prodigal video. 8)

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There's a pretty kitteh. What's the breed?
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There's a pretty kitteh. What's the breed?
Oriental short hair. There is also a long hair variant:

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Sámi?
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Sámi?
Outer Mongolia. (A bit woo-woo article…)

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Great composition.

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Might have worked if they hadn't applied an outer shadow to the layers over the background sky.
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Oldest instance of the oliphaunts image I can find is this one from 2019



Still looks 'shopped.
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I don't doubt that Sam Stogdale took photos of oliphaunts. The oliphaunt in the foreground appears in at least one other photo associated with Stogdale. I think this one was 'shopped...looks like apprentice-level work, though. Not noob-level, but not pro-level either.
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I agree, that's why I said great composition and not photo :)

That one elephant is just way too bright.

It's possible that it could have been one of those cloudy days where shadows are not uniform and "trick" photos like that are possible. But, I doubt that.

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As I see it, two thing were done:
  • the small elephant in the background was strongly lightened, with the sky around it (needs better masking – which is easy on a blue background);
  • a kind of Orton effect was applied, but strangely only to the lower right.
As a general rule effects should be applied with a touch so light they don't get noticed as effects.

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