Momma Cat Through An Old Lense

I took this photo of our cat Momma Cat with an old 50mm lens off an old Nikon film camera. I used it on my D60 and set the exposure a little low for effect. Unfortunately the metering, or my interpretation of it, with this lense on was off a click or two but I still like the shot. Momma is close to twenty-years old so it is fitting an elegant lady should have her photo taking through the fine glass of an old lense.



An Old Cat Through An Old Lens

Meet Momma Cat.  I do not know how old she is but  she has been with The Bride and I for about fifteen-years. When we bought our place the previous owner and our good friend Ms. Sue had not seen her in many months so she thought she was gone for good. Well that was not the case because five or so months after we moved in she brought us a litter of kittens right before a very bad thunderstorm. She knew she had to get her babies to safety and for the next several days the storms caused severe flooding and property damage. She had five-kittens, two of which we gave to new homes, of those left we loss one to cancer and the other to renal failure but she and one of her kittens are still with us.  I felt it was time to get some captures of her and decided to use an old Minolta MD 28mm f2.8 lens in the spirit of her been vintage an all. So fitted with an adapter to work with my Sony A300 I took this and several others with just ambient light. This picture was the only one she sat still for with this lens. I decided not to edit the shot and just enjoy it as is. I present to you Momma Cat, an old cat through an old lens!