In Southern California, roses often reach a second peak of beauty in October and November, as you can see in this example from a rainy October morning. (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/8, 1/125 sec., ISO 200, rain/overcast, handheld.) Textures (Atelier and Fauve Raw Sienna) are from the Artiste collection at Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.
RedBubble Explore – Featured Photography (November 2013)
Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (October 2012)
Winner of A Rose or Roses in Autumn Colors challenge in Roses Grow on You group (November 2016)
Co-winner (6-way tie!) of “After the Rain” challenge in Flower Works group (July 2013)
Top 10 (3rd Place) in “Deep and Rich Orange Roses” challenge in Roses Grow on You group (June 2013)
Top 10 (2nd Place) in “Orange Flower” challenge in Enchanted Flowers group (November 2012)
Top 10 in “Rose or Roses In Your Favorite Fall Color” challenge in Roses Grow on You group (October 2012)