Santa Maria, CA
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This lovely white and red St. Brigid anemone has just opened! As time progresses this double anemone will develop into a loose ruffled blossom.
Spring comes early in coastal California. This anemone was captured in late February, but anemones started blooming here at the beginning of February.
This image was taken in natural light outdoors. A black card was used to isolate the flower. I was surprised to see that the card actually picked up color from the surroundings resulting in the unique background colors that you see. No texture layers were applied!
Featured in these Fine Art groups: Beauty, Seasons of Beauty, Comfortable Art, Visions of Spring, Beautiful Flowers (3/3/13), Stop Time With Art (3/4/13),
3 a Day Greeting Cards for All Occasions (3/4/13), Dimensions (7/11/13), Macro Photography Group (7/11/13), Small Showroom (7/12/13), Versatile Photography (7/12/13), FAA Featured Images (7/12/13), Fine Art Photography, (7/13/13), Nature and Landscape (7/15/13), Textures and Minimal Close-ups (7/23/13), Best Image Promotion (7/24/13), Wisconsin Flowers and Scenery (2/18/14), Weekly FUN For ALL Mediums (5/16/14), International Women Artists (5/17/14), Premium FAA Artists (5/16/14), The 200 Club (7/24/14), Motivation Meditation Inspiration (7/26/14), Forever Gallery Group (4/23/15), Arts Fantastic World (8/23/15), Pleasing The Eye (8/23/15), Macro Marvels (8/23/15), T100 SHOW Case FEATURE Art (8/24/15), 500 Views Share Group (8/25/15), 500 Views (8/29/15).
FIrst place/Best in Show Professional Division, Santa Barbara County Fair, 2013.
March 3rd, 2013
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