The dramatic dahlias are ending their season, and some manage to be beautiful even in their dying moments. This one made me think of Violetta’s voluminous skirts draped over a chaise during her final aria in La Traviata (at age nine, my first opera and a profoundly moving experience). (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/8, 1/100 sec., ISO 1250, open shade, handheld) Post-processing/subtle painting effect with Topaz filters; textures courtesy of Shadowhouse Creations.
RedBubble Explore – Featured Photography (January 2014)
Nominated to VaVoom’s A Tribute to Women exhibition
See my work in VaVoom’s, A Tribute to Women,
sponsored by Solo Exhibition
Winner of “Wilting Flowers” challenge in #1 Favorites group (August 2014)
Top 10 in “Flowers Past Their Prime” challenge in Live, Love, Dream group (April 2014)
Top 10 in “Beautiful final” challenge in the group 3D – Daffodils, Dahlias & Dandelions (November 2012)
Top 10 in “End of Summer” challenge in Flower in Macro group (October 2012)
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