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About a month ago while I was getting some photos ready to post for sale, I decided my bleeding heart arch across the forest picture would be even better with a more abstract background; so, I tried playing around in paint.net with using multiple semi transparent layers with different layer blend modes as well as taking it back in to picassa afterward to retouch a few areas that were still not soft enough.

fairyland bleeding hearts by Dawna Morton
fairyland bleeding hearts by Dawna Morton
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A dreamy picture of a frond of red bleeding hearts with transparent fins, like fairy wings or bubbly glass, arches across an expanse of abstracted, dreamy Oregon forest.

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fairyland bleeding hearts, lavender tint by Dawna Morton
fairyland bleeding hearts, lavender tint by Dawna Morton
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Just for fun I tried it with a light purple tint…

A dreamy lavender tinted picture of a frond of bleeding hearts with transparent fins, like fairy wings or bubbly glass, arches across an expanse of abstracted, dreamy Oregon forest.

Archival inks and papers, custom framing available on imagekind
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fairyland bleeding hearts  on RedBubble;
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Large format poster printing starting at $9.95, prices subject to change

fairyland bleeding hearts, filtered black & white by Dawna Morton
fairyland bleeding hearts, filtered black & white by Dawna Morton
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Here it is as  a filtered black and white…

A dreamy filtered black and white picture of a frond of bleeding hearts with transparent fins, like fairy wings or bubbly glass, arches across an expanse of abstracted, dreamy Oregon forest.

Archival inks and papers, custom framing available on imagekind
cards starting at US $4.43,  Fine Art Prints from $10.44 and up.  Prices subject to change.
fairyland bleeding hearts  on RedBubble;
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 fairyland bleeding hearts on zazzle.com
Large format poster printing starting at $9.95, prices subject to change
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This week I designed more stationery using my series of stargazer lilies photographs. They are customizable and available on your choice of paper type and color.

Close up photo of a pink and white speckled stargazer lily on a black background. One large blossom basks in the glowing sunlight while another bloom hides subdued in the shadows beyond like an echo or a reflection.

Delicate and glowing in the sunlight, this macro photo of a pink and white speckled stargazer lily is extravagantly beautiful. Details of this gorgeous flower are in sharp focus as the soft background lets this dramatic flower bask in the limelight of this elegant picture.

Pink stationery with a red border featuring an inset of a close up photo of a pink and white speckled stargazer lily in the lower left corner. Glowing in the sun, with several other softly focused flowers beyond,this stargazer lily is set off by a dark warm toned background.

Photograph of a bouquet of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies and purple irises sitting in a glass vase on a tan foreground in front of a mahogany piano.the dark mahogany of the piano in the background draws the eye in to the center lily in sharp focus juxtaposed against the softly focused background.

Close up photo of a stargazer lily. The pink and white speckled lily is surrounded by a softly focused background of purple irises in front of a mahogany piano.

A softly focused photo of a bouquet of stargazer lilies and purple irises arranged in front of a dark mahogany piano. two large pink and white speckled stargazer lilies form a diagonal arrangement in front of a softened background of purple irises fanned out across the back of an upright grand piano.

An inset of a focal black and white photo of a pink and white speckled stargazer lily in a clear glass vase rests in the lower right corner of pink stationery with a hot pink border.

Focal black and white photo of a pink and white speckled stargazer lily in a clear glass vase.

A bunch of stargazer lilies and purple irises sets in a clear glass vase in front of a dark mahogany piano. One glowing pink and white speckled blossom stands out sharply against the softly focused background.

A clear glass vase of stargazer lilies on a light blond kitchen table. One pink and white speckled lily faces forward in sharp focus while the other blossoms recede softly into the muted background.

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This week I have been creating some stationery out of my stargazer lily photographs.

The soft focus in the photo on this stationery of a vase of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies glowing brilliantly in the afternoon sun conveys a feeling of old-fashioned romance and memories full of love and joy.

Softly focused photograph of a vase of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies glowing gloriously radiant in the afternoon sun. These beautiful blooms stand out gorgeously against the dark background.

This stationery features a focused black and white photo of an arrangement of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies overlaid with a semi transparent writing area. One unopened bud stands tall above the rest which bloom radiantly in an ethereal glow of afternoon sunlight.

A bouquet of stargazer lilies glows in the afternoon sun, with translucent petals and leaves, while the background disappears into the shadows in this softly focused photograph.

A bit of lens flare and a soft focus lend an ethereal effect to this photo of a bouquet of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies shining radiantly in the afternoon sunlight. set on a dark pink background and overlaid with a semi-transparent writing area, this photo makes an elegant writing paper.

Photo of an arrangement of pink and white stargazer lilies glowing radiantly in the sunlight. the soft focus and dark background make one flower stand out dramatically above the rest.

This stationery features a macro photograph of a pink and white stargazer lily on a black background. The stamen and pistol of this gorgeous flower rise upward as the petals unfurl in the radiant sunlight.

More stargazer stationery coming next week…

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now updated for 2011 (and since it is customizable it can be printed for any year you would like):

Customizable calendar featuring gorgeous close up photography of stargazer lilies. Dramatic lighting and dark softly focused backgrounds make these beautiful flowers make a bold yet gracefully elegant statement. Change it for any year that you want, and it’s also available in several different sizes.

stargazer lilies #19 print

January:

A bit of lens flare and a soft focus lend an ethereal effect to this photo of a bouquet of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies shining radiantly in the afternoon sunlight.

February:

Delicate and glowing in the sunlight, this macro photo of a pink and white speckled stargazer lily is extravagantly beautiful.

Stargazer Lilies #20 print


March:

Stargazer Lilies #20 by dlmtleArt Browse the poster Designs at Zazzle.com

A bouquet of stargazer lilies glows in the afternoon sun, with translucent petals and leaves, while the  background disappears into the shadows in this softly focused photograph.

Details of this gorgeous flower are in sharp focus as the soft background lets this dramatic flower bask in the limelight of this elegant picture.

April:

Close up photo of a pink and white speckled stargazer lily glowing in the sun, with several other softly

stargazer lilies #17 print

focused ones beyond, set off by a dark warm toned background.

May:

Photo of an arrangement of pink and white stargazer lilies glowing radiantly in the sunlight. the soft focus and dark background make one flower stand out dramatically above the rest.

June:

stargazer lilies #16 printstargazer lilies #16 by dlmtleArt

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stargazer lilies #15 printMacro photograph of a pink and white stargazer lily on a black background. The stamen and pistol of this gorgeous flower rise upward as the petals unfurl in the radiant sunlight.

July:

stargazer lilies #15 by dlmtleArt

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Close up photo of a pink and white speckled stargazer lily on a black background. One large blossom basks in the glowing sunlight while another bloom hides subdued in the shadows beyond like an echo or a reflection.

August:

stargazer lilies #1 print
The soft focus in this photo of a vase of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies glowing brilliantly in the afternoon sun conveys a feeling of old-fashioned romance and memories full of love and joy. August’s page only contains the upper part of the photo.

September:

stargazer lilies #1 by dlmtleArt.

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stargazer lilies #5 printA clear glass vase of stargazer lilies on a light blond kitchen table. One pink and white speckled lily faces forward in sharp focus while the other blossoms recede softly into the muted background. September’s page has a soft dusty blue background on both sides of the photo.

october:

stargazer lilies #31 print

A softly focused photo of a bouquet of stargazer lilies and purple irises arranged in front of a dark mahogany piano. two large pink and white speckled stargazer lilies form a diagonal arrangement in front of a softened background of purple irises fanned out across the back of an upright grand piano. October’s page contains only the top portion of this photo.

November:

stargazer lilies #31 by dlmtleArt Browse other posters On Zazzle

Softly focused photograph of a vase of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies glowing gloriously radiant in the afternoon sun. These beautiful blooms stand out gorgeously against the dark background. November’s page contains only the top portion of this photo.

stargazer lilies #23, print

December:

Focused black and white photo of an arrangement of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies. One unopened bud stands tall above the rest which bloom radiantly in an ethereal glow of afternoon sunlight. December’s page contain’s the lower portion of this photo.

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Stargazer Lilies #20 print

Stargazer Lilies #20 by dlmtleArt Browse the poster Designs at Zazzle.com

A bouquet of stargazer lilies glows in the afternoon sun, with translucent petals and leaves, while the  background disappears into the shadows in this softly focused photograph.

stargazer lilies #23, print

Focused black and white photo of an arrangement of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies. One unopened bud stands tall above the rest which bloom radiantly in an ethereal glow of afternoon sunlight.

stargazer lilies #31 print

Softly focused photograph of a vase of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies glowing gloriously radiant in the afternoon sun. These beautiful blooms stand out gorgeously against the dark background.

The soft focus in this photo of a vase of pink and white speckled stargazer lilies glowing brilliantly in the afternoon sun conveys a feeling of old fashioned romance and memories full of love and joy.

stargazer lilies #32 postcardstargazer lilies #32 by dlmtleArt

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stargazer lilies #32 cardstargazer lilies #32 by dlmtleArt

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stargazer lilies #32 sticker
stargazer lilies #32 by dlmtleArt
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stargazer lilies #32 shirt
stargazer lilies #32 by dlmtleArt
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My husband got me a beautiful bouquet of flowers this year for valentines day: stargazer lilies and purple irises. I took some pictures of them and had fun with the editing features in picassa3. A combination of softening the background, sharpening the foreground, adding a little extra glow, and in some cases also making it a focused black and white, or even bumping up the color saturation a little created some extraordinary effects. I really like how these turned out.

stargazer lilies #1 print
A clear glass vase of stargazer lilies on a light blond kitchen table. One pink and white speckled lily faces forward in sharp focus while the other blossoms recede softly into the muted background.
stargazer lilles #2 print

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A bunch of stargazer lilies and purple irises sets in a clear glass vase in front of a dark mahogany piano. One glowing pink and white speckled blossom stands out sharply against the softly focused background.

Focal black and white photo of a pink and white speckled stargazer lily in a clear glass vase.

A softly focused photo of a bouquet of stargazer lilies and purple irises arranged in front of a dark mahogany piano. two large pink and white speckled stargazer lilies form a diagonal arrangement in front of a softened background of purple irises fanned out across the back of an upright grand piano.

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