This image was inspired by Ron Van Dongen The flower was scanned on an Epson 4870 scanner and the image was manipulated in Photoshop using collected frames.
FEATURED: The Group (Aug 2011), The Best of RB (Aug 2011) & Camera-less Photography Group (Nov 2011)


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


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  • Sunsetdaze
    Sunsetdazeabout 3 years ago

    Oh this is so gorgeous! Such lovely framing and tones.

  • Thanks for the acceptance and all you do as a host for the group.

    – Rene Hales

  • Julesrules
    Julesrulesabout 3 years ago

    gorgeous result!

  • Jules, thank you so very much.

    – Rene Hales

  • andy551
    andy551about 3 years ago

    WOW!! Beautiful!

  • Thank you very much.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 3 years ago

    Brilliant work Rene. Love it. Don.

  • Don, thanks for your gracious comment. I appreciate the encouragement.

    – Rene Hales

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekabout 3 years ago

    This is gorgeous Rene ~ wonderful capture and treatment … terrific scanning work!

  • Susie, thank you so very much for your most kind comment.—Rene

    – Rene Hales

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...about 3 years ago

    Lovely image.

  • Thank you for your kind comment.

    – Rene Hales

  • Su Walker
    Su Walkerabout 3 years ago


  • patjila
    patjilaabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic sepia colours and impression Rene!

  • Thank you so very much for your kind comment.

    – Rene Hales

  • dedmanshootn
    dedmanshootnabout 3 years ago

    terrific work! love the feel

  • Thank you very much for your most generous comment.

    – Rene Hales

  • inkedsandra
    inkedsandraabout 3 years ago

    I really like the way you hyave presented this, the border is great.

  • Thank you very much for your comment. I appreciate the encouragement.

    – Rene Hales

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