New Pictures

AlienGF covertly created a scene on top of my TV which was worthy of a picture.  I took the shot, which was a little further away than I wanted.  So I cropped it (keeping the original, of course) and the result was this:

Click for full size crop...

This is the cropped picture which looks good, but not as good as the original in my opinion.  What does the original look like?  Here it is...

The overall scale makes the picture for me.  What do you think?  My only regret is that I didn't get the raw file for it.  This picture was taken using a tripod with a remote control.