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Rouge et noir by NB-Photo Rouge et noir :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 3 0 Wells Fargo Tower by NB-Photo Wells Fargo Tower :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 7 0 Playing Chess by NB-Photo Playing Chess :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 4 0 Little Havana Flowers by NB-Photo Little Havana Flowers :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 8 0 Happy hour by NB-Photo Happy hour :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 8 6 Lummus Park by NB-Photo Lummus Park :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 12 2 Art Deco 7 by NB-Photo Art Deco 7 :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 2 3 Art Deco 6 by NB-Photo Art Deco 6 :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 2 0 Art Deco 5 by NB-Photo Art Deco 5 :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 5 0 Art Deco 4 by NB-Photo Art Deco 4 :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 2 0 The sinking cat by NB-Photo The sinking cat :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 34 10 A lion in his prime by NB-Photo A lion in his prime :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 95 13 In Granada by NB-Photo In Granada :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 6 2 Relaxed by NB-Photo Relaxed :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 5 4 Mercy by NB-Photo Mercy :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 12 5 Tigress Sophie at the waterhole by NB-Photo Tigress Sophie at the waterhole :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 93 13

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.:Pelican Spread:. by RHCheng .:Pelican Spread:. :iconrhcheng:RHCheng 218 52 Her Face by jennystokes Her Face :iconjennystokes:jennystokes 180 106 'Is This Switched On?' by FurLined 'Is This Switched On?' :iconfurlined:FurLined 113 5 They see me rollin'... by robbobert They see me rollin'... :iconrobbobert:robbobert 35 4 Emergence by robbobert Emergence :iconrobbobert:robbobert 65 17 The daunting walker... by Seb-Photos The daunting walker... :iconseb-photos:Seb-Photos 1,141 114 Wallaby by 8TwilightAngel8 Wallaby :icon8twilightangel8:8TwilightAngel8 20 16 Silence by brijome Silence :iconbrijome:brijome 117 10 expectation by brijome expectation :iconbrijome:brijome 24 5 Suspicious by robbobert Suspicious :iconrobbobert:robbobert 45 5 Miss Moneypenny by MissSouls Miss Moneypenny :iconmisssouls:MissSouls 306 96 Never forget who you are by Kiara-Vestigium Never forget who you are :iconkiara-vestigium:Kiara-Vestigium 104 15 Dynamic Duo by FurLined Dynamic Duo :iconfurlined:FurLined 136 8 Amur tiger by Zaratra Amur tiger :iconzaratra:Zaratra 38 1


Wonderful composition, and in black and white this becomes all the more powerful. The framing, too, is very nice in focusing on the ess...

I think this is one of the more appealing wild cat photos I have seen lately. The composition is stunning and takes full advantage of t...

I really love this picture. It is a great one in that it portrays one of the most charismatic animals of the planet in a most beautiful...

The tiger is moving into the picture, and her eyes are on the thirds, which is a good thing. On the other hand, I find this not very im...

by spike83

Polar bears are very charismatic animals, and they command a lot of sympathy these days, because their habitats are shrinking due to me...

by brijome

The face and the eyes of this lion suggest that he is an old warrior who had his fair share of trouble in life. Of course you would rea...


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Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
As you can tell from my gallery, cats, big or small, are the love of my life. I'm also interested in photographing anything else that comes my way AND has beautiful shapes or colors, and I wish my busy work schedule would allow me to dedicate more time to photography.

Current Residence: FL
Print preference: larger is better
Favourite genre of music: Jazz
Favourite photographer: Too many
Favourite style of art: Music
Operating System: MacOS
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Personal Quote: A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it's not open

Which photos of mine do you like the most? 

64 deviants said Big cats
28 deviants said Animals
10 deviants said Pet cats
10 deviants said Landscape
2 deviants said People and Portraits
No deviants said Urban

Journal History

Inspiring works of 2018

Journal Entry: Sun Dec 30, 2018, 4:55 PM
It looks like a crazy year is coming to its end.
Global warming. Insects dying. Animals disappearing. Trump. Bolsonaro. Right-wing populism. Rising inequality.
These are just some of the events/persons that could be a major threat to the survival of the planet.

On the other hand, it hasn't been all bad:
Worldwide: Less infant mortality, fewer people living in absolute poverty, increasing awareness of women's rights. The COP24 in Katowice committed to verify measures reducing CO2 emissions.
Domestically: The Democrats recapturing the House of Representatives.

On a personal note, thanks to :iconkiarablackphotograph: I have just been promoted to founder of :icongermanphotographers:
Thus, I would like to encourage all German-speaking artists to join this group and carry it to new heights.
In the near future I will invite a few people to join our admin team.

The pictures below are the ones that have inspired and moved me the most in 2018. These works of art have made my year a little more bearable.
Many thanks to the artists for sharing.

To all of my friends, supporters and followers, I wish you a peaceful and happy year 2019.

Complete by MissSouls  Any Other Name by MissSouls  Me Mrs Jones by MissSouls  The Heart That Fed by MissSouls   

Sweet Calling by MissSouls

Pain Is Beauty by MissSouls  No Going Back by MissSouls 

Blue Biscuit by MissSouls

:iconklaradrielle: Princess by KlaraDrielle  :iconvinayan: Lion King by vinayan
:iconwildplaces: Two leopards - Etosha, Namibia by wildplaces  :iconjorgipie: The Space Between Us by Jorgipie

:icondaniellepowell82: Motherhood by daniellepowell82 :iconwoxys: I am really suspicious about you by woxys

:iconrobbobert: Mountain Lion 1626 by robbobert  Happy Cougar! by robbobert

:iconvinayan: Brown Bear Cub by vinayan 

:icondaniellepowell82: Sunflowers and Sunsets 2 by daniellepowell82

:iconcapturing-the-light: Lakeland Story Morning Glory by Capturing-the-Light

:iconviatloner: *** by Viatloner :iconroblfc1892: alpe di siusi by roblfc1892

:iconslecocqphotography: South Africa | Entabeni Sunrise by slecocqphotography

:iconidiivil-official: A Drop of Water by IDiivil-Official

:iconbelovodchenko: bodyscape by belovodchenko  :iconcenevols: don't walk away by cenevols

:iconlunavoxa: Preparation For Tomorrow by lunavoxa  Time To Relax by lunavoxa

:iconjennystokes: Pianist. Fr. by jennystokes  Touch life. by jennystokes

Recent Activities

13 December, 2018

Having gone through my archives, I have discovered a number of photos that are older, but worth uploading, at least in my mind. During the next few days, I will post those images here.

Random Notes

4 June, 2012:
It's been one year ago today that I submitted my first photograph. I am thoroughly enjoying my activities here, and I am particularly glad about discovering great artwork. Although I don't have the time anymore to respond to each and every favorite, I am very grateful to all of you, and I'm trying to at least reply to all your comments.

28 September, 2012:

20,000+ favorites since I posted my first photograph back in June of 2011! A good reason to be happy and to celebrate. I would like to thank all of my watchers and friends here on dA for their continued interest and support.

15 January, 2013:

Now here's a mystery: I have a photo in my gallery that is entitled "Two Jaguars in Love" Two jaguars in love by NB-Photo that, as of yesterday, had accumulated 227 favorites and had been downloaded 78 times. Today I got notified that, after a seemingly long time, this photo has attracted another favorite, so the count went up to 228. However, at the same time the download count increased to 203!!! Assuming that dA's counting procedures work properly, that suggests that 125 people downloaded my photograph, but only 1 (one) of them picked this as a favorite. Isn't that odd???
I would completely understand that blatant discrepancy if this was some kind of (semi-)pornographic shot, because in that case, who would want to admit to the fact that they picked this as a favorite (for everyone else out there to verify). But hey, this is just wildlife photography. Maybe someone can enlighten me??!!


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EdinaBaltas Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2019
Thank you for the fave! :thanks:
NB-Photo Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome!
Okavanga Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2019
Many thanks for the fave.

NB-Photo Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2019  Hobbyist Photographer
It was my pleasure.
EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2018  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D  
NB-Photo Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much!
NB-Photo Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much!
SeanTheCarSpotter Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
:party: :cake: :huggle: :D :) :aww: !!!HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! :aww: :) :D :huggle: :cake: :party:
NB-Photo Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks a bundle!
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