Sitting Pretty on a Sunflower

Greeting Cards

Rachel Stickney

Joined September 2008

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4" x 6" 5" x 7.5" 4" x 6"


  • Custom printed for pretty much every special thing there is
  • Digitally printed cards on heavyweight stock
  • Uncoated blank interior provides a superior writing surface
  • Each card comes with a kraft envelope for mailing or gifting

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Artist's Description

There’s a beautiful sunflower field that blooms every September just down the road from my house in southwest Ohio. I’ve always wanted to get some great shots of it, but usually I forget until it’s too late. This year I was determined that I wasn’t going to miss it. So one morning I loaded up my gear and headed down there. A lot of other people were taking photographs too, many with small children amongst the flowers. I spent about an hour or so shooting all different angles of the flowers. Bees and butterflies were quite busy. I followed this particular butterfly all around the field. No matter how long I waited, it refused to fully open its wings so I gave in and captured a profile. :)

Canon EOS Rebel XSi, f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO 200, AV priority
Canon EF 18-55mm @55mm
Circular Polarizer

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Part of my Sunflower series

  1. Placed in the Top Ten (6th) in the Bug on a Flower challenge in Gorgeous Flower Cards – March 2011
  2. Placed in the Top Ten (10th) in the Butterflies challenge in the CatRaven Challenge – March 2011
  3. Placed in the Top Ten (3rd) in Nora’s Birthday Challenge in Safe Haven – February 2011
  4. Placed in the Top Ten in the Favorite Image of 2010 challenge in A Love of Canon – January 2011

Featured in:

  1. Nature’s Paintbrush – March 2011
  2. Featured Women Photographers – March 2011
  3. A Place to Call Home – February 2011
  4. Redbubble EXPLORE Featured Photography front page – 2/11/11
  5. A Little Bit of Everything – January 2011
  6. All That is Nature – January 2011
  7. “Real” Life Photography – January 2011
  8. Bugs on Flowers in Macro – January 2011
  9. The Beauty of Nature – January 2011
  10. Image Writing – January 2011
  11. Canon DSLR – January 2011
  12. This and That – January 2011
  13. Ohio Photographers Group – December 2010

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“Sunflower Field”


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