Spring arrives softly

Celeste Mookherjee

Long Beach, United States

Artist's Description

One of the most delightful spring sights in the Long Beach area is the profusion of flowering peach trees on the campus of California State University. Here’s a close view of the soft pink blossoms on a single branch with more flowers forming clouds of pink bokeh in the background. (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 70-300mm zoom at 202mm [404mm in full-frame 35mm equivalent], f/5.0, 1/500 sec., ISO 100, handheld, early afternoon sun) Textures (Pretty in Pastel and Artiste/Impasto Overlay II) are from Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.

Dedicated to my RB friends who are still seeing snow in April!

RedBubble Explore – Featured Photography (May 2013)

Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (April 2013)

Top 10 (2nd Place) in “Fabulous Pink Flower” challenge in Fabulous Flowers group (June 2013)

Winner of “Dedication to Spring Flowers” challenge in Just for You-DEDICATIONS (April 2013)

Top 10 in “Spring Blossoms Only” challenge in Pretty in Pink group (April 2013)

Winner of “April – Sweet Blossoms” challenge in Flower Works group (April 2013)

Featured in Bicolor Beauties (15 March 2014)

Featured in #1 Artists of RedBubble (26 April 2013)

Featured in Blooms – All Seasons Flowers (19 April 2013)

Featured in In the Pink (16 April 2013)

Featured in Just for You-DEDICATIONS (15 April 2013)

Featured in Perfect Harmonies (8 April 2013)

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