I was struck by this natural grouping of different colors and varieties of dahlias as they combined their beauty in a harmonious whole. Post-processing in Topaz Simplify and Topaz Adjust (applied to partially transparent layers) plus a little secret sauce of my own (no HDR). ;) (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/6.3, 1/100 sec., ISO 100, filtered morning sun, handheld)
Top 10 in “Bunch of Dahlias” challenge in 3D – Daffodils, Dahlias & Dandelions group (September 2012)
Featured in International Women’s Photography (29 August 2013)
Featured in Zingers (26 November 2011)
Featured in Peace, Love & Tranquility 23 November 2011)
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