Thursday, May 24, 2012

Flower Art Friday # 5 - May 25, 2012

Flower Art Friday - May 25, 2012

Welcome to Flower Art Friday #5 for May 25, 2012.   We open the gallery early Thursday morning and stay open until Saturday evening right before midnight.

My floral image for today was another shot taken at Lowes, and I used Topaz Labs Remask, Adjust & Simplify to mask out the background. The texture I used here from Shadowhouse Creations Painterly collection.

Our top reader's picks from last week had one clear winner - this magnificent cactus flower from Yvonne Michelle who shares her work on her blog Photoecstacy:

The next three images received the same number of votes, so we technically have a top "four" this week.

Andrea Dawn of The Art of Life joined in again with this bright and beautiful Cosmos:

A talented photographer whose blogs at Pieces of Contentment, shared this spectacular image:

And finally, this dreamy and French inspired piece from Camelia Danielescu.

Congratulations winners! Grab your badge!


Before we get this party started, here's just a quick reminder of the rules before we begin.

Flower Art Friday is a weekly gallery featuring your floral themed creations. We will have themes from time to time, but these will only be suggestions and you may feel free to deviate if you like. Obviously the theme revolves around flowers,and works submitted can be photos, digitally manipulated photos, textured photos, or mixed media collages.

Check out my resources page for information on some great sites that provide free textures, clip art, and tutorials.

The rules are pretty simple. Your link should go directly to your blog post or flickr post, and I ask that you post a link back to my blog in return. Post only your original work, and give credit appropriately to the source of images, clip art, or textures you may use in your piece. It would be awesome if you would grab my badge and include it in your post.


You also get to vote for your favorites. I will feature the top three picks on my blog next week, so if you participate please note that you are also giving me permission to repost your photo here.

Okie doke, let's go, shall we?

Today's Linkups

Photo Art Friday


  1. wonderful images! congrats to the winners :)

  2. How pretty this is LeAnne! Makes me think of a warm sunny day.
    Thank you for hosting!

    Congratulations to all of the Top Picks!! :-)

  3. Very warm and summery, delightful. You can almost feel the sunshine.

    Thank you for your kind words and for hosting.

  4. Beautiful! I love all the bright colors.

  5. Fantastic photos ~ very creative ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^

  6. They are all so pretty in different ways. WOW. I love flower photography...

  7. Oh my goodness those are stunning! All would certainly make some fabulous wall art.

  8. Yes, what a beautiful gerbera shot there! Gorgeous :) Stunning work from the others too, a really high standard last week I thought :)

  9. LeAnne, these are all so beautiful. I love yours this week - it really looks like a painting. Thanks for sharing the process!

  10. LeAnne your piece is so lovely. The colors are just wonderful.

  11. What a fun photo! The colors and frills make it look like a summer party! Lovely macro shot. My Gerber daisy is just now starting to bud. Hope your holiday weekend is a good one.

  12. LeAnne, your picture is wonderful.

  13. Lovely collection of floral art!

  14. Congrats to the winners! So many gorgeous flowers!

  15. Beautiful series of photos!

    Thank you for your participation in Floral Friday Fotos.


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