‘T’ was the peony bush there in my garden
That made you turn around and smile at me.

Lyrics by Danny Kaye

Some peonies in a vase…
Own photo, made in my livingroom, Amsterdam SouthEast, the Netherlands – layered with textures
Copyright © 2011 Steppeland – All rights reserved

Technical Details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
smc Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
Exposure 1/60 sec, f. 5,6 mm
focal length 18 mm , ISO 200
Date: June 2011

Credits: Textures by, and

Challenge Winner in:
In the pink: Valentines day nd Tie breaker challenge (Feb.22 2014)

Featured in:
1. Just Fun (Oct. 4, 2011)
2. Inspired Art (Oct. 7, 2011)
3. The Designers Corner (Oct. 7, 2011)
4. Tuesday Afternoon (Oct. 10, 2011)
5. Flowerworks (Oct. 15, 2011)
6. Still Life Florals (Oct. 21, 2011)
7. Cottage Living (Dec. 17, 2011)
8. Letter P – Cee’s fun artsy friends (Jan. 23, 2012)
9. In the pink (Feb. 22, 2014)

Top10 in

1. 2d-daffodils and dahlias: peony (July 27, 2012)
2. Amazing challenge entertainment: Vase and flowers (feb. 2013)

Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

See more
See more of my textured work
See more of my flowers

You can now also search my portfolio using
Steppeland Thematic Catalogue

Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)


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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

Comments and feed-back always welcome! Thanks for looking!

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  • steppeland
    steppelandalmost 3 years ago

  • Carol Bleasdale
    Carol Bleasdalealmost 3 years ago

    This is so very beautiful.

  • Thank you so much, Carol, for your visit, great compliment and fav!

    – steppeland

  • Chelei
    Cheleialmost 3 years ago

    Love this! Congratulations on your feature!

    Don’t forget to put this into the Just Fun Group’s Best of the Features Challenge for the month of October.

    You can also see and leave your kudos here

  • That’s awesome, Chelei! Thanks a lot for the feature! (the first one for this work, w00t!!)

    – steppeland

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful flowes and love the textures and layers you have used .

  • Thanks a lot, Karen, for accepting my work into the group, and for the great compliment!

    – steppeland

  • Yool
    Yoolalmost 3 years ago

    Prachtig !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thank you, Tool, glad you like it !

    – steppeland

  • jwmphotos
    jwmphotosalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful work. Congratulations!

  • Thanks a lot, John, much appreciated !

    – steppeland

  • Ginny York
    Ginny Yorkalmost 3 years ago

    So beautiful.

  • Thank-you so much, Ginny, for the great comment !

    – steppeland

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much, Rene !

    – steppeland

  • Tracy Friesen
    Tracy Friesenalmost 3 years ago

    Really gorgeous, love the texturing!

  • Aww, thanks, Tracy, much appreciated !

    – steppeland

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonalmost 3 years ago


  • Thank you, my friends, your support means a lot !

    – steppeland

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