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In the Gardens of Ulthar

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Inspired by

The Cats of Ulthar

by
H. P. Lovecraft


” It is said that in Ulthar, which lies beyond the river Skai, no man may kill a cat; and this I can verily believe as I gaze upon him who sitteth purring before the fire. For the cat is cryptic, and close to strange things which men cannot see. He is the soul of antique Aegyptus, and bearer of tales from forgotten cities in Meroe and Ophir. He is the kin of the jungle’s lords, and heir to the secrets of hoary and sinister Africa. The Sphinx is his cousin, and he speaks her language; but he is more ancient than the Sphinx, and remembers that which she hath forgotten.”


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Bearded Dragons in B & W

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Bearded Dragon - female1B&W

Bearded Dragon - female 2 B&W

Bearded Dragon - female 3 B&W

Bearded Dragon - female 4 B&W

Some shots of our two bearded dragons.  The first four shots are of the female. The following are shots of the male.

Bearded Dragon - male 1 B&W

Bearded Dragon - male 2 B&W

Bearded Dragon - male 3 B&W

Bearded Dragon - male 4 B&W

These images were inspired by George Weaver’s post  of her young bearded dragon Lucy. George’s B&W rendition of Lucy was quite striking and I had promised her I would try a few  of my own.

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