An unusual tulip in a balcony pot outside my kitchen door, taken against the sky and naturally backlit. Processed in photoshop and texture by flypapertextures added. Taken with a canon 450d and 100mm macro lens.


backlit, canon, garden flower, macro, petals, shadows, sky, texture, tulip

Almost retired,and a photography addict! I own a canon 7D and 5 canon lenses. I love playing in photoshop! I’m a fan of HDR if it isn’t too overdone.I also dabble in fractal art occasionally.

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  • sandraharris10
    sandraharris10over 4 years ago

    Nice shadow of the stamens through the petal, well done Sandra.

  • Thanks, these are new bulbs i put in in the autumn.

    – inkedsandra

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 4 years ago

    w0w! such a unique capture sweetheART inst fave ;} happy hippy hugglez

  • Thanks Val…hugz

    – inkedsandra

  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesover 4 years ago

    The most beautiful Tulip. I just love the elegant way the petals have opened.

    Wonderful photograph Sandra !

  • Thank you Morag..they stay firmly shut when the sun goes in!!

    – inkedsandra

  • Karen  Helgesen
    Karen Helgesenover 4 years ago

    Absolutely lovely! and love the title and song!

  • Thank you Karen

    – inkedsandra

  • Richard Murch
    Richard Murchover 4 years ago

    .. You are producing some really good works with this flower series.. Please do more …~!…………Great song.. I liked it when it first came out in the 1960’s

  • Thanks a lot Richard..not had chance to get out and anything else!!lol..I do like flowers though!

    – inkedsandra

  • rosedew
    rosedewover 4 years ago

    Great image and music!

  • Thanks Rose..This music takes me back a bit!!

    – inkedsandra

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago


  • Thanks very much

    – inkedsandra

  • Bruce Jones
    Bruce Jonesover 4 years ago

    Ove it my friend!!!

  • HI Bruce, thanks

    – inkedsandra

  • sfmilner
    sfmilnerover 4 years ago

    Greetings Sandra; Beautiful and creative work, the details are stunning to gaze at.

  • Thanks for your lovely comment Steve

    – inkedsandra

  • Jay Morgan
    Jay Morganover 4 years ago

    Just captivating I could look at this all day

  • Wow, thanks a lot,glad you like it.

    – inkedsandra

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