Flowers and Botanicals

Leaf Skeleton

Leaf Skeleton

Leaf skeleton, shot with Lumix LX7. Postpreocessed in Photoshop with Topaz Software plugins and French Kiss textures

Lily

Lily

Shot with iPhone at supermarket. Postprocessed in Photoshop with Nik Software and Topaz Software plugins and French Kiss Textures.

Passion Flower

Passion Flower

Passion flower, shot with iPhone and post processed in Photoshop using Topaz Software plugins and French Kiss Watercolor Brushes and Textures.

Sunflowers

Sunflowers

Sunflowers display. Shot with Lumix LX5. Post processed with Photoshop, Nik Software plugins, textures from French Kiss Textures.

Breakfast Flower

Breakfast Flower

This single flower was sitting in a vase on the table at breakfast. Shot with my iPhone. Post processed in Photoshop with Nik SilverFX and textures applied. Printed in BW on fine art 100% cotton rag paper and hand colored with Pan Pastels.

Denouement(2)

Denouement(2)

Denouement(2) Still life macro of dried rose shot with Lumix LX7 in natural light, fitted with +10 and +1 macro filters. Post processed with Nik Complete Collection.

Denouement(1)

Denouement(1)

Denouement (1) Still life of my faded Valentine’s Day flowers. When I looked at them through the lens, I saw more beauty and drama in the dying roses than in the fresh ones. Shot with my Lumix LX-7, fitted with a pair of 10X + […]

Birthday Rose

Birthday Rose

One of the roses from a lovely flower arrangement I received for my birthday. Shot with Nikon D5100 with a Nikkor 50mm prime lens. Postprocessed using Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza and a texture from French Kiss.

Seed Pod

Seed Pod

The other day while walking I came across this thing that looked like a big nut laying on the ground. I took it home and after a few days, the hard shell fell off and there was this beautiful seed pod! I could not believe […]

Hibiscus

Hibiscus

Hibiscus Macro. Shot with iPhone 4s. Processed with Nik Silver EFX Pro and Viveza and French Kiss Textures.

Vintage Sunflowers

Vintage Sunflowers

Visited the Charleston Farmer’s Market in Marion Square on my last trip and came across a large flower booth. I was so happy to discover a big barrel full of sunflowers hiding on the side of the booth! Shot with Nikon D5100 with Nikkor 35-120mm […]

Vintage Hydrangeas

Vintage Hydrangeas

I love hydrangeas! Almost as much as I love fresh irises. Shot with Lumix LX-5. Post Processed with Topaz Adjust, Nik Color EFX Pro and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.

Rose and Hydrangea

Rose and Hydrangea

Detail of a rose and hydrangea wedding centerpiece I shot with my iPhone at the Grand Opening of Celebrations Catering at the Boynton Beach Woman’s Club. Shot with iPhone 4s, processed with Nik plugins and French Kiss Textures by Leslie Nicole

Textured Orchid

Textured Orchid

Photo of a white orchid taken at the Delray Beach Fresh Market. Shot with a Lumix LX-5 and post processed with Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza, Topaz Detail and French Kiss Textures.

Vintage Irises

Vintage Irises

Photo of one of my favorite flowers, irises. Shot with Lumix LX-5. Processed with Nik Color EFX Pro and Viveza, Topaz Denoise and Detail and Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures. I used one of Leslie’s new grunge frames to create the look of a vintage […]

A Romantic Bouquet – creating a vintage look

A Romantic Bouquet – creating a vintage look

A photo of a flower arrangement made up of two of my favorite flowers, irises and lavender roses and I could not resist giving it a vintage treatment. I painted it with several layered textures using blending modes and layer masks and…voila’! I am really […]

Two Irises

Two Irises

Two Irises Created with permission of the original photographer using textures and customs brushes.  

Textured Botanicals

Textured Botanicals

I just purchased some new textures from French Kiss Textures and my web buddy Leslie Nicole. This is the first image I am doing with her new textures and borders and I really like the results. She has a beautiful, soft quality to her textures […]

Still Life – Tea Stained Rose

Still Life – Tea Stained Rose

A change of style for me…I call this Still Life – Tea Stained Rose. Done with new Nik Software Bundle and Topaz Bundle along with textures, overlays, layer masks, clipping masks and other cool techniques I just learned for Photoshop. Thanks to Leslie Nicole for […]