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Phil's Poppies by Jeff Burgess

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One of the kindest men in our neighborhood always grew poppies in front of his house. He would, after the bloom, give me seed every year…like clockwork. This spring he walked out of his house and fell dead. I miss this friendship – even if limited to the distribution of seed and the look of his garden…..This image is for him.
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I have been creating fusion photography for over 10 years and have been in numerous shows and galleries. My training includes courses in Digital Art and fine art. I continually work to improve my art and the craft of photography.

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  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanover 4 years ago

    OOO OO OOOOO!!! Jeff .. I was all set to make one of my usually flippant and overly exuberant comments … I LOVE poppies (do hope ours bloom this year) and your treatment with the glorious colors in your sky have my eyes dancing … but read your note about your neighbor … I’m so sorry. What a lovely and fitting tribute to your friend. Awesome.

  • Thanks Lois. He was the nicest man….

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Chris Armytage™
    Chris Armytage™over 4 years ago

    Wonderful image and a beautiful tribute

  • Thanks Chris…much appreciated

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Ashley Hanna
    Ashley Hannaover 4 years ago

    Wow! This is a wonderful shot and a frue tirbute to a lost friend. It’s the small kindness that make that biggest splash in our lives sometimes. And poppies are my favorite flowers. Beautiful work!

  • Right on Ashley…..the smallest kindness can have the greatest effect…

    – Jeff Burgess

  • allicata
    allicataover 4 years ago

    Beautiful image and beautiful tribute to a dear friend, Jeff.

  • Sometimes folks come into our lives for just seconds but leave an emptiness when they are gone.

    – Jeff Burgess

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltover 4 years ago

    woooooooooow! just stunning

  • I am glad you like it. Worked hard on this one….

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Anne McKinnell
    Anne McKinnellover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous, love the colours and textures. A beautiful tribute.

  • Thank you Anne. There is just something about poppies….but when combined with a spectacular sky….the heart soars

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Jean Hildebrant
    Jean Hildebrantover 4 years ago

    A beautiful tribute, Jeff! Sorry for your loss!

  • Thank you Jean. For your thoughts on the art and my friend.

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Fiery-Fire
    Fiery-Fireover 4 years ago

    beautiful composition, the texture on the sky makes it so much more dramatic :))

  • Thanks Fiery-Fire….one of the nice things about RB is that when you check out the art of someone making a comment you find other gems….and your port has them.

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Terri~Lynn Bealle
    Terri~Lynn Bealleover 4 years ago

    WOW, love this image! Beautiful work Jeff, and sorry for your loss. Special tribute to Phil!

  • Thank you very much.

    – Jeff Burgess

  • Santamaria
    Santamariaover 4 years ago

    beautiful, and also a touching tribute to your neighbor..

  • Thank you Santamaria….much appreciated.

    – Jeff Burgess

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