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She Wore Blue Velvet ~ Dahlia by SummerJade


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On a stormy October day this white flower with a golden crown tries to hold her head up against the wind. This bloom is called Single Dahlia. Here it is layered with blue velvet and framed in blue to reflect the mood of the day. The image brings to mind this 1963 song called Blue Velvet.

This image appears on the calendar, Flower Works ~ Nature Enhanced (click to view)

Canon EOS REBEL T1i, Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm.
Layers added in Paint Shop Pro include one from Joe’s Sistah on Flikr.
Location: southeastern Connecticut (USA).
Season: fall, October 15th.
(2242 views on Nov. 10, 2014)

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She wore blue velvet,
Bluer than velvet was the night,
Softer than satin was the light
From the stars.
She wore blue velvet,
Bluer than velvet were her eyes,
Warmer than May her tender sighs,
Love was ours.
Ours a love I held tightly
Feeling the rapture grow
Like a flame burning brightly
But when she left,
Gone was the glow of blue velvet,
But in my heart there’ll always be
Precious and warm a memory
Through the years
And I still can see blue velvet
Through my tears.

Having a digital camera is like having an unlimited bank account. Thousands and thousands of images, each with the power to bring back the sights, the sounds, the scents and the emotions of that one moment in time…bliss!!!

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  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelover 3 years ago

    magical work

  • ☺ Happy face (me)! ☺

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  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 3 years ago

  • ☺♥♫

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  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaover 3 years ago

    Stunning photo & pp work, congrats on the feature.

  • Thank you, Jan! ♥

    – SummerJade

  • Lynne Bryan Photography
    Lynne Bryan Ph...over 3 years ago

    Wow that’s lovely! Great work! :)

  • Thank you so much! ☺♥

    – SummerJade

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you so much for this honor!! I really appreciate it! ☺♥♥

    – SummerJade

  • kkphoto1
    kkphoto1over 3 years ago

    Beautiful work!!!

  • Thanks! ☺

    – SummerJade

  • Sunsetdaze
    Sunsetdazeover 3 years ago

  • ☺♥♫

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  • Qnita
    Qnitaover 3 years ago

  • ☺♥♫

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  • RGHunt
    RGHuntover 3 years ago

    11 SEP 2011

  • Wow, awesome! Thank you very much for this feature, it means a lot!! ♥♥♫

    – SummerJade

  • Ana Belaj
    Ana Belajover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful feature,fabulous work,anna

  • Thank you, Ana! ♥

    – SummerJade

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