I photographed this beautiful flower at the Royal Botanic Garden in Toronto in June 2009. The irises were in full bloom and the garden was simply glorious. I used the Darken/Lighten Center filter in Nik Color Efex 4, two textures from Flypaper Textures (Apple Moss and Citron Vert) and one from French Kiss Textures. (Chivalry).

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Featured in Everyday Women (September 22, 2013)

Featured in Superbly Visual (September 18, 2013)

Featured in Color Me a Rainbow (March 9, 2013)

Featured in Absolute Clarity (January 17, 2013)

Featured in Zingers (April 2, 2012)


iris, royal botanic garden, toronto, yellow, french kiss, leslie nicole, macro, flower, anita pollak

I am a photographer living in Massachusetts and my passion is flowers. I take the time to reveal the special beauty of each flower and I hope that comes through as you look at my work.

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  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much, Karen!

    – Anita Pollak

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsover 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much, Tracy!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroover 2 years ago

    Lovely creation and image!

  • Thank you so very much, Glenn!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...over 2 years ago

    This one is just bursting with sunshine and cheer! I like your texture work very much.

  • Thank you so much for your kind words, Celeste. I love experimenting with textures – it’s amazing how they can change the personality of an image. It’s also a great way to work with photos when there are no flowers to shoot. I’ve been going back through my old shots to find good candidates for texture work.

    – Anita Pollak

  • Ralph de Zilva
    Ralph de Zilvaover 2 years ago

    Love this Anita, it’s so beautiful.

  • Thank you so much for your kind words, Ralph!

    – Anita Pollak

  • rasim1
    rasim1over 2 years ago

    Just beautiful!

  • Thank you so much, rasim1!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Fara
    Faraover 2 years ago

    Love it……………………………….Joyce!!

  • Thank you so much, Joyce!

    – Anita Pollak

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    ♥⊱ B. Randi Ba...over 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much, Randi!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Marcelle Raphael
    Marcelle Raphaelover 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much, Marcelle!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Gregoria  Gregoriou Crowe
    Gregoria Greg...over 2 years ago

    Beautiful work…Congrats on your feature in ZINGERS… ;-)

  • Thank you so much for the lovely comments and the fave, Gregoria!

    – Anita Pollak

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