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White is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colours, but He never paints so gorgeously as when He paints in white.
— Gilbert Keith Chesterton said that



Exif data:

Aperture Value: 3.615
Exposure Time: 1/25
Flash: No Flash
FNumber: 3.5
Focal Length: 105
Focal Length In 35mm Film: 157
ISO Speed Ratings: 200
Light Source: Fine weather
Max Aperture Value: 3.1
Scene Type: A directly photographed image
Lens Model: 105.0 mm f/2.8


a penny for your thoughts?

Elizabeth Buckalewreply
February 7, 2018 at 10:45 pm

Yes, Yes, Yes! 🙂 Love that! What a beautiful shot to illustrate the quote, Sheri! You’ve captured a great expression… She’s a lovely creature – is she yours?

February 7, 2018 at 11:41 pm
– In reply to: Elizabeth Buckalew

yes, CFA Persian

February 7, 2018 at 10:49 pm

A lovely blue-eyed beauty.

Michael Skorulskireply
February 8, 2018 at 1:01 am

A lovely white creature and a beautiful portrait of her.

Martine Liboutonreply
February 8, 2018 at 4:08 am

Il est superbe ton chat !!! Une magnifique photo !

February 8, 2018 at 6:38 am

Excellent portrait capture of this cat!! Beautiful symmetry and clarity and those blue eyes are mesmerizing.

February 8, 2018 at 6:45 am


As ever, your quotation is so apt.

February 8, 2018 at 8:04 am

What a sweet portrait of the WHITE CAT. I am a fan of white. It enhances others around it.

Elaine Hancockreply
February 8, 2018 at 10:23 am

An absolutely gorgeous portrait! Those eyes are captivating!

Otto von Münchowreply
February 8, 2018 at 10:28 am

A gorgeous photo. All white as describe by Gilbert Keith Chesterton, except for the blue eyes. What a sweet little kitten!

February 8, 2018 at 10:43 am

Your cat is gorgeous! I believe that quote. Look at white on white anything., a quilt perhaps.

B. thomasreply
February 8, 2018 at 10:51 am

This is a beautiful blue eyed kitty. Wonderful shot.

February 8, 2018 at 11:14 am

A fantastic portrait, the blue and pink pops out beautifully.

February 8, 2018 at 11:20 am

A fantastic potrait.
Excellent exposure and sharpness.

February 8, 2018 at 11:34 am

A great shot

Bill Phillipsreply
February 8, 2018 at 12:03 pm

I love how the cat fades into the background and the eyes just hold you

February 8, 2018 at 12:25 pm

Suis fan… Merveilleux.)

February 8, 2018 at 4:50 pm

God sure did his best work when he painted Elia… what a beautiful portrait Sherri with those blue eyes….. peter:)

February 9, 2018 at 3:48 am

oh my dog!!! this is SUBLIME!!! she’s so beautiful it makes me feel like crying!! God’s handiwork for sure! xoxoxox thank you, sister !!! i annexed it for my desktop picture, let me know if you don’t want me to do that! guess i should have asked FIRST haha, but i wanted her too badly 🙂

February 9, 2018 at 7:06 am

Your cat is as white as mine is black, Becky ! 🙂

February 9, 2018 at 7:25 am

Vraiment beau avec ses yeux bleus …. 🙂

February 13, 2018 at 1:24 pm

Gosh, not sure what I appreciate more: the beautiful feline image or that powerful quote.

February 13, 2018 at 8:31 pm
– In reply to: Diane

i think each lends to the other, diane

thank you

March 6, 2018 at 11:51 am

Definitely a beautiful image, the owner of your time?

March 6, 2018 at 2:16 pm
– In reply to: Claudio

she definitely attempts to consume one’s time unless she would rather take a nap

then, one must not interrupt her plans

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