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Back story on the photo: It was about 1am in a hotel in the middle of Jerusalem and this was the last night I was going to be there. I had been traveling with a group of about 50 people so we all had our cameras out and were snapping some last minute shots of each other before we went our separate ways.
One thing you should know about Jerusalem is that there are stray cats everywhere, especial in the old city. However, back where I live stray animals are pretty rare so it was kind of exciting to see so many cats just hanging around the streets keeping to themselves.
This one however came up to the glass door and began starring at our group and my immediate response was to, or f course, take a picture of it.
I thought nothing of it until later when I was reviewing the shots I had taken and realized that I COULD SEE THROUGH THE CAT! This of course puzzled me immensely and I spent quite some time trying to figure out just what was going on.
My conclusion was that no, this was not a ghost cat, but rather the flash from my camera sort of projected an image of the floor onto the glass in front of the cat, so what you are seeing is the floor tiles inside the hotel covering up the image of the cat. After realizing this I wanted to enhance the effect so I played withe the lighting and contrast a bit and ended up with this as the finished product.
I am very happy with it.
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