Ne m’envoyez pas de fleurs

Taken along the Canal du Midi in France. Edited in CS4 with added textures and a postcard overlay. Textures from Skeletal Mess

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
1/250s f/2.8 at 100.0mm iso250


france, canal du midi, flowers, rene hales, purple, texture

My work has appeared in shows in Kentucky and has been purchased by Georgetown College, ORCCA Inc & The Saint Joseph Women’s Center.


I also have galleries on a PBASE site at

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  • Cathy  Walker
    Cathy Walkerover 3 years ago

    just gorgeous!

  • Cathy, thank you so much.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • Gary Smith
    Gary Smithover 3 years ago


  • Gary, many thanks.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    fab work

  • thank you so much.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderover 3 years ago

    Lovely Image Rene, Nicely done.

  • Ric, thank you!—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 3 years ago

    Lovely Work with this Image :)

  • Carol, thanks, I appreciate your comment.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • micklyn
    micklynover 3 years ago

    Love this!

  • Micklyn, thank you so much.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryover 3 years ago

    Very nice layering work! Beautiful.

  • thank you so very much. I appreciate your kind comment.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • FelicityB
    FelicityBover 3 years ago

    Love the overlay, the end result is beautiful:)

  • Felicity, thank you!—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • Angela King-Jones
    Angela King-Jonesover 3 years ago

    Lovely use of texture here.. excellent

  • Angela, I appreciate your kind comment.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • Kelly Marszycki
    Kelly Marszyckiover 3 years ago

    wonderful overlay of text — so delicate

  • Kelly, thank you so very much.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

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