Pale yellow lily by Celeste Mookherjee

One lily and a few lily pads – it doesn’t take a lot to communicate the concepts of peace and serenity. (Please view large for details!) (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 70-300mm zoom at 202mm [404mm in full-frame 35mm equivalent], f/6.3, 1/500 sec., ISO 100, afternoon sun, handheld) Textures (Brest and Northern Skies) are from Leslie Nicole’s Artiste collection at French Kiss Textures.

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

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    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devineover 2 years ago

    You’ve surpassed yourself with this one, Celeste, Those colours look so harmonious in the low light and the canvas-like texture perfectly suits both.

  • What a lovely thing to say! Thank you very much, Bette!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • AnnetteHoll
    AnnetteHollover 2 years ago

    beautiful work Celeste, I love everything about this !

  • Thanks very much, Annette, I’m delighted you like it!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • KatMagic Photography
    KatMagic Photo...over 2 years ago

    Beautiful light, beautiful detail…a soothing and such a pleasing image…

  • Thank you very much, Katherine! I am so fond of the way waterlilies can convey a feeling of tranquility.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous! You are so right! I see this lily and think of peaceful mornings kayaking through the lily pads at the cottage! Beautifully done and presented!

  • Thank you, Joanne, for such a lovely comment!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • KathyT
    KathyTover 2 years ago

    Absolutely love the textured work on the background and the flower is gorgeous.

  • Thanks very much, Kathy, so glad you like it!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganover 2 years ago

    What a beauty of an image, Celeste. I love the delicate shade of yellow and the wonderful light, shadow and detail.

  • Thank you, Bev! I was quite taken with the pastel color of this lily.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Christine Annas
    Christine Annasover 2 years ago

    More lovely work, Celeste. Love the subtle edit!

  • Thanks very much, Chris! I often like to work with subtlety when using textures, as I don’t want to overpower my subjects.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonover 2 years ago

    Magical capture!

  • Thank you, Lynn! I think waterlilies have a bit of magic to them.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous light and contrast, nice bold shape..beautiful image!

  • Thanks for such a great comment, Cindy!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

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