Friday Cat Blogging – 28 December 2012

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Here it is: your final bit of catblogging before we start our Cats & Quilts series in 2013. Marian got me a fisheye lens attachment for my iPhone for Christmas, so last night I experimented taking some distorted iPhone pictures of Domino that could be turned into a Christmas ornament image of her very own next year. (In fact, this is actually a two-iPhone picture, since Marian provided the lighting via the flashlight app on her phone.)

Unfortunately, Domino looks more scary than cute. I think we’ll have to try again outdoors where the light is better. Hopefully we’ll manage to come up with something good by next December.

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