Summer Sorrow by Wendi Donaldson

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This image was published in the B&W+Color Magazine (USA), Issue 90 and won a Bronze medal.

FEATURED in:

Country Bumpkin, September 2010
Beautiful Grunge Art, September 2010
EOS 50D, September 2010
Country Bumpkin, October 2010
Home Page Feature, January 2011
Number 1 Artists of RedBubble, February 2011

Number1 Artists of RedBubble, Showcase Gallery, Grunge Art
Art Universe

CHALLENGES

WINNER in Photo Manipulators – Textured Still Life, September 2010
WINNER, The Sisterhood, 9 Day Challenge – Fall Equinox, October 2010
Top Ten, The Sisterhood, Your Best Work of the Year, December 2010
WINNER, Quality Layered Work + HDR, Layered Flowers, March 2011
Top Ten, Absolute Clarity – Dried, January 2014
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Canon 50D
Canon 24-105mm f/4.0L @ 50mm
f/4
1/320 sec
ISO 200
Single RAW file converted.
Sunflower taken ‘as is’ complete with snails and ladybugs attached.
Textures to enhance the tones & clarify the background from my p/f.
Edited in Photoshop.

Tags

death, ladybugs, seeds, snail, sunflower, wendi donaldson, flower, plant, nature, eye focus on photography, australia, adelaide, carrick house, carrick hill, decay, petals, leaves, bronze

Wendi is a fine art photographer currently living on the west coast of Canada. Her work has been published internationally in Australia, Canada and the United States.

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Comments

  • Juilee  Pryor
    Juilee Pryorabout 4 years ago

    beautiful image

  • Really pleased you think so, Juilee! Thank you.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • KarynL
    KarynLabout 4 years ago

    amazing find

  • Yes, thanks, Karyn, it was!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • David Davies
    David Daviesabout 4 years ago

    Perfect title, Wendi, poor drooping thing. The plant, not you!

  • Well the insects and snails on it kind of creeped me out, but the things I do for my art!!! LOL thanks David.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • John Dalkin
    John Dalkinabout 4 years ago

    This is superb, like an old Masterpiece !

  • You couldn’t have said anything sweeter, John….many thanks for that!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • linaji
    linajiabout 4 years ago

    stunning work Wendi

  • Thank you kindly, my dear Lina!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedabout 4 years ago

    Oh I love this – pure magic and quite stunning pp work Wendi :o)

  • Thank you….very pleased by your lovely comments.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • dawne polis
    dawne polisabout 4 years ago

    Guess who spent the morning photographing dead sunflowers, and now wouldn’t even deign to post them because this one is SOOOO incredible???!!!! [ me :0 ] Everything so artistic. Right down to that sweet little Ladybug. And your texture? I could eat it on ice cream.

  • ’Tis the season, Dawne….!! LOL Your comments humble me, coming from someone with your awesome talent, my dear. You have to post yours…I need inspiration!! …. Cheers, my friend. xo

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeabout 4 years ago

    It’s time to be food for all kinds of critters. Mine don’t last this long. The deer leave plain sticks.

  • Yes, it certainly is providing food for others….talk about a food chain. Thank you kindly, Kay!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Joseph Darmenia
    Joseph Darmeniaabout 4 years ago

    Well done.

  • Thank you very much Joseph!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsabout 4 years ago

    Oh this is wonderful wendi, love the textures and the bugs and snails just perfect.

  • Thank you Karen…it certainly was teeming with ‘stuff’!! LOL

    – Wendi Donaldson

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