This is one of the wonderful woodland plants that are new to our garden this year. I had a hard time finding the right angle for this shot, but I like the way the flower is almost “looking at” the leaf.
Nikon 300S and Nikon 105mm f/2.8 micro lens.

I used Topaz Detail Soft Looking, Nik Color Efex Pro 4, Darken/Lighten Center, and two textures from Flypaper Textures – Verdigris Mist and Apple Moss.

Featured in One Single Flower on Display (May 30, 2012)

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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  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...almost 3 years ago

    You really have evoked a woodland feeling in your processing – the softness of a secluded spot and the blue tinges on the flower in the shade. I think your angle also contributes to the slightly secret feeling, as we see only some of the stamens between petals. Lovely work!

  • Thank you so much, Celeste. I love woodland plants and it’s such a joy to have them in our yard. They are much more challenging for me to photograph than the larger and more substantial daylilies and irises, so I’m always pleasantly surprised when I get something I like!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchalmost 3 years ago

    Just beautiful!!!

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

    – Anita Pollak

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsalmost 3 years ago

  • Thanks Karen!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakealmost 3 years ago

    This is just gorgeous ~

  • Thank you so much, Renee! I appreciate your taking the time to look at and comment on my work!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123almost 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature, Elaine!

    – Anita Pollak

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you, Rene!

    – Anita Pollak

  • laruecherie
    laruecherieover 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature, laruecherie!

    – Anita Pollak

    ANNA MCALISTERover 2 years ago

    Beautiful connection and color.

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

    – Anita Pollak

  • Linda  Makiej
    Linda Makiejover 2 years ago

    ×°×Congratulations on your very wonderful and well deserved feature!!×°×

  • Thank you so much, Linda!

    – Anita Pollak

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