Painterly pink by Celeste Mookherjee

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Like many of you, I love roses in all their many beautiful variations and colors. This one has been sitting in my files since July but today seemed the ideal image for my first experimentation with brand-new textures from French Kiss. (Please view large for details and textures!) (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/8, 1/100 sec., ISO 400, open shade, handheld.) Textures (Solstice/Ebullience, Autumn Rain/Equinox, Textures III/Labyrinth) are from Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.

Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (November 2012)

Featured in Elegant Rose Cards (25 July 2013)

Featured in STOP and Smell the Roses (5 January 2013)

Featured in All in Editing (18 December 2012)

Featured in In the Pink (16 December 2012)

Featured in 2 Cards per Day: The Best of Your Best (2 December 2012)

Featured in Pretty in Pink (1 December 2012)

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Passionate about photography, especially nature subjects!

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

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 2 years ago

    Beautifully captured Celeste.

  • Thank you, Julie – your comment and fave are much appreciated!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...over 2 years ago

  • Thank you, Vicki!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • kamaljeet kaur
    kamaljeet kaurover 2 years ago

    WOW….i love this…..indeed beautiful :)

  • Thank you! I’m happy that it appeals to you.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Maisie Sinclair
    Maisie Sinclairover 2 years ago

    Beautiful, great colours!

  • Thanks very much, Maisie!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 2 years ago

    Beautiful two toned rose and textures! I live the angle and crop!

  • Angie, thank you for your marvelous comment and fave!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Carla Maloco
    Carla Malocoover 2 years ago

    Spectacular closeup and colour.

  • Thanks very much, Carla!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesover 2 years ago

    Very beautiful rose, such depth of colour.

  • Thank you, Morag, for your kind comment and fave!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchover 2 years ago

    Oooh, stunning color, Celeste!!! I just love the color showing through in the background, too!!!

  • Laurie, thanks very much! One of the textures I used actually intensified the color a bit, and I liked the effect.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devineover 2 years ago

    Lovely mellow tones and a delicate hand with the textures – perfect rose.

  • Many thanks, Bette. Two of the three textures I used are fairly subtle, and I used some masking with the strongest texture.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

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