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Our quince bush arrived as a volunteer over 25 years ago. It’s been transplanted twice and now is quite at home next to our shed.Asking nothing more of us than an annual pruning, it generously shares these lovely blossoms with us every spring.

Photographed with the Nikon D300S and Nikon 105mm f/2.8 micro lens. Processed in PS CS6 with Topaz Detail Soft Looking and a low-opacity layer of Fractalius, plus a layer of Cobalt Cloud from Flypaper Textures.

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quince, flower, blossom, texture, blue, orange, macro, 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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Comments

  • Astrid Ewing Photography
    Astrid Ewing P...over 2 years ago

    Very beautiful work!

  • Thank you so much, Astrid!

    – Anita Pollak

  • SylBe
    SylBeover 2 years ago

    Lovely colours!

  • Thank you so much for your kind words and the fave, SylBe!

    – Anita Pollak

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

    The purity of primary colors in this image is fascinating! The vibrant flowers are wonderful against that deep blue (reminds me of a twilight sky).

  • Thank you so much for your wonderful comments, Celeste! I tried some textures with other colors but the blue seemed to work best. It does look like a twilight sky!

    – Anita Pollak

  • puffin
    puffinover 2 years ago

    beautiful,,,, love the vibrant colors

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

    – Anita Pollak

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devineover 2 years ago

    Wonderful,vivid colour and perfect flowers!

  • What a wonderful comment – thank you so much, Bette!

    – Anita Pollak

  • byzantinehalo
    byzantinehaloover 2 years ago

    This stunning! Gorgeous art. :))

  • Thank you so much – what a wonderful comment!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 2 years ago

    Lovely

  • Thank you so much, Karen!

    – Anita Pollak

  • CRose
    CRoseover 2 years ago


    Congratulations on your well-deserved Feature! Your Host: CRose 04-20-12

  • Thank you so much for the feature, CRose!

    – Anita Pollak

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 2 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble! Gorgeous image!

  • Thank you so much, rocamiadesign!

    – Anita Pollak

  • luvapples downunder/ Norval Arbogast
    luvapples down...over 2 years ago

    Beautiful, one of my favorite bushes. Before bottled pectin or sure jell the fruit was boiled down to add the juice to grape, apple, etc. juices to jell them for jelly.

  • Thank you so much for your kind comments and for the historical information about quince as well. I didn’t know that the juice was used for jelling!

    – Anita Pollak

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