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This cat, in the beautiful Andalucian ‘white village’ of Mecina Fondales, refused, with a steadfast concentration, to deign look at me. The efforts that she went to would have been comical – if not for the fact that ‘comical’ is absolutely beneath the dignity of any self respecting cat!B&W photo of a cat sitting on steps in Mecina Fondales in the Alpujarras, SpainThe initial reason for taking this is obvious – who could resist such a typical scene on such a picturesque stairway. The secondary reason was her dazzling brightness. Cats are fastidiously clean but this one seemed to positively glow in the half shadow of the stairway and a toned mono conversion has added extra impact – if indeed it were necessary!

(All images are copyright to Noeline Smith)

EXIF data: ISO 200, 1/320s, f2.8 at 70mm, RAW file converted with Capture NX2