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The Long Kiss Goodnight

Posted by
Mariana Maoduš (Waterloo, Canada) on 25 July 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 1/60 second F/4.0 ISO 200 29 mm


"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent shot!!!!

25 Jul 2009 5:30am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Genial, Mariana, very funny and well done, I like it very much!

25 Jul 2009 5:33am

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Great shot Mariana, love the way the cats holding its paw up & thats a very tired pussy cat

25 Jul 2009 5:47am

rem_la from Villiers, France

whaouu, le reveil est difficile !

25 Jul 2009 5:55am

k@ from Paris, France

Funny shaggy cat - I guess we look quite the same when we, humans, yawn (yet maybe a little less hairy :)

25 Jul 2009 6:07am

Standley from Carquefou, France

Great timing for this excellent capture!

25 Jul 2009 6:17am

Dulcie from Danville, United States

How much more sensuous could you get. This cat is marvelous, and appears to be totally into the moment!

25 Jul 2009 6:31am

Craig@Random Ramblings from Herts, United Kingdom

Ah it's a hard life eh? Super moment captured, I love the pose. I had to laugh at your quote because I found myself explaining my post today, perhaps it's not so good..............

25 Jul 2009 6:45am

@Craig@Random Ramblings: Hey, do not worry... There is no quote any more :))

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good morning Mariana,
a great host at the right moment. A very nice photogenic cat. Greetings Christel

25 Jul 2009 7:19am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

a shot absolutely exceptional Mariana.

25 Jul 2009 7:22am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Nice shot. You catch the right moment. I like it.

25 Jul 2009 7:28am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Amazing capture!

25 Jul 2009 7:33am

Mijo from Rognonas, France

A small cat which dreams to become a big lion ?

25 Jul 2009 8:40am

motie from France


25 Jul 2009 8:57am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Looking at those fangs, if that's a kiss count me out. Nice candid shot though

25 Jul 2009 9:59am

-C16H25NØ2- from Tehran, Iran

wow,very cute cat;)
nice shot :d

25 Jul 2009 11:28am

Lynn from United States

Great capture of your girl!!! I love these kind of shots...very cute and funny :))

25 Jul 2009 11:40am

Irene from Les Coteaux, France

Funny and excellent shot !

25 Jul 2009 11:46am

Veronelle from Lens, France

brrrrrr wild cat ! lol

25 Jul 2009 12:05pm

Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

Those are some nice sharp teeth! Great capture Mariana!

25 Jul 2009 12:30pm

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom

Oh! Scruffy one! Time for a sleep...

25 Jul 2009 1:26pm

Ti from Alpharetta, United States

Where is her knief like Geena Davis had?
Well I guess she probably won't need it since she got all her claws to be her weapons... :-)

25 Jul 2009 1:38pm

zOOm from Paris, France

How funny ! :-)

25 Jul 2009 1:53pm

rian from mobile, United States

perfect LOLCATZ image! :D nice work! :)

25 Jul 2009 2:17pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Oh, my - that must have been one heck of a date. Wonderful.

25 Jul 2009 2:21pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

i like this shot !!!! mariana !

25 Jul 2009 2:25pm

Ken from United States

It's like TWILIGHT, the Cat Version! :)

25 Jul 2009 2:58pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

great shot :))

25 Jul 2009 3:05pm

khadi from New Delhi, India

This picture makes me smile. What a cute cat! And what a yawn.

25 Jul 2009 3:24pm

tede from Aubenas 07, France

Hello, When I see I no longer want to go to work! Great teeth! Lolll ... Good day.

25 Jul 2009 4:04pm

amir from tehran, Iran

:)) perfect hunt. u got the best moment.what big mouth it has

25 Jul 2009 5:43pm

Vanilla Wine from United States

dont make cats angry!!!!!

cool shot

25 Jul 2009 5:49pm

@Vanilla Wine: ok, I won't :))

Ajay from Pune, India

He seems to be yawning very badly.

25 Jul 2009 6:11pm

Sadaf Agah from tehran, Iran

haha , cute :))

25 Jul 2009 6:52pm

philippe from moselle, France

je vois qu'il faut pas trop l'énerver celui là , belle prise.....

25 Jul 2009 7:18pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

My what sharp teeth you have, my dear! Super capture.

25 Jul 2009 7:23pm

@john4jack: ME ??? Ok, my cat but me too :)) Thanks Jack :)

El Diablo from over the rainbow, Monaco

;-))) great ! I LIKE SO MUCH .............................. !!!!!*********

25 Jul 2009 7:47pm

Marzieh from Iran


25 Jul 2009 8:47pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Taiyuan, China

To tell you the truth, MARIANA, I used to be a person who is afraid of animals, specially cats and mice and snakes... However, I have to say that your shot at this does capture their great moment and expression!!! Miaow,miaow, I'm really....haha~~~

25 Jul 2009 10:37pm

@flyingwind风飞扬: oh, no :))) dont be baby :)) Take another look at this cat and you will love them for sure :))

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The toothy kiss good night you mean. :-) A wonderful capture.

25 Jul 2009 10:54pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Great funny capture... what a yawning, he must really be very tired... :-)

25 Jul 2009 11:25pm

cindy brown from United States

Oh a great shot! What wonderful timing!

26 Jul 2009 12:14am

@cindy brown: thank you Cindy :)

JMS from Thailand

Le bon timing ! tu as eu le bon timing, c'est ce qu'on dit dans ces cas là....
Bonne nuit les petits... drôle de marchand de sable. ;-))

26 Jul 2009 1:27am

Sugata from Newark, United States

My! What big teeth!

26 Jul 2009 3:14am

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

YaaaAAWN !!! Fun portrait.

26 Jul 2009 9:41am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

funny ;-)) hope he passed a good night ;-))

26 Jul 2009 12:43pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

What a wonderful capture!

26 Jul 2009 12:47pm

Pixim from Nice, France

Taken on the fact, this very beautiful cat is not different in their way to make of these congeners. The photo is very funny for the moment chosen ;)

26 Jul 2009 4:55pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Great shot, beautiful cat!!

27 Jul 2009 3:31pm

JaCkYe from Porto, Portugal

Great :)

28 Jul 2009 6:17pm

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Love it! The cat is singing from the heart.

28 Jul 2009 10:22pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente momento! muy buena

29 Jul 2009 6:59pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

LOL What a great capture!!!

1 Aug 2009 5:04am

frederique from Nancy, France

LOL !!
nice shot right on the perfect moment ...I have made some of this style myself ...

1 Aug 2009 7:50am

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
1/60 second
ISO 200
29 mm