Butterfly On a Painting

© Dale Ann Cubbage

Butterfly On a Painting

Uploaded: January 29, 2005


I have submitted this image before, but with a totally different treatment. For this piece of photoart, I wanted to create the illusion that a real butterfly had been fooled by a beautiful painting of lavender. I hope I have succeeded. This was taken at the lavender farm in Stone Bluff, OK in June of 2004. F3.6, shutter @ 1/294. I don't remember what filters I used to get this effect, it's been a while ago. I hope you like it.


Michelle R. Kovach January 29, 2005

Great job Sista! It does look like the butterfly landed on a painting! Very cool!
Nicely done!
Have a great day!
Michelle #210137

Casey A. Hanson January 29, 2005

Very well done DA!
I love it! #1070995

Lisa D. Greer January 29, 2005

Beautiful DA!!! I do believe you succeeded!! Great job! :) #1070998

Roseann E. Dreasher January 29, 2005

I like this idea! I would experiment further with some of the paint effects in PS...like fresco, etc. #1071073

Dale Ann Cubbage January 29, 2005

Thanks so much Michelle, Casey, Lisa and Roseann.

Roseann, I have tried some different filters, and I liked the Monet feel of this one best. I'll attach one of the other versions.

da #1071091

Arya Bandyopadhyay January 29, 2005

Nice image....beautifully rendered, DA!!! #1071107

Kathryn (Love) Scheet January 29, 2005

wow! mission accomplished imo!
great job DA #1071118

Mary J. Costa Pearson January 29, 2005

I LOVE IT!!! Great work Dale Ann! I love how the butterfly has a 3-d effect to it... I think you succeded at the look you were going for! #1071121

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe January 29, 2005

This is so cool, DA.. Love it!!!! #1071228

Jessica McCollam January 29, 2005

Very nice, DA! Love the filters you used to achieve this effect! You did an excellent job!:) #1071232

Darren K. Fisher January 29, 2005

WOW it works for me, such a great piece of art you have here DA. Bravo. #1071374

cj patterson January 29, 2005

beautiful! #1071505

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 29, 2005

Nicely done Dale Ann!! Love the imagination you used in this image. Very original!! #1071655

Kara L. Hendricks January 29, 2005

So nicely done Dale Ann, Love the softness of the flowers and the detail in the butterfly!! Just superb!! #1071813

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe January 29, 2005

Wonderful, Dale Ann!! #1071857

Kip T. Berger January 29, 2005

Pretty image D A!!! Possible friendly ideas: apply a texture to the Monet style painting to give it a slight canvas feel ; apply a 3d frame around the painting ; apply a small drop shadow for the butterfly hovering in front of the painting. Great job, regardless if any further work is done! #1071960

Deborah Sandidge January 29, 2005

Great work, Dale Ann, beautiful image!! #1072015

Dale Ann Cubbage January 29, 2005

Thanks so much, Arya, Katheryn, Mary, Carolyn, Jessica, Darren, C.J., Donna, Kara, Jim, Kip and Deborah for those wonderful comments! And thank you Kip for those excellent ideas . . . you got my mind going!

da #1072040

Kristy E. Lane January 29, 2005

Well done...I was fooled:-) Great image, Dale Ann! #1072114

Kip T. Berger January 30, 2005

Got your e-mail DA. Hope I made sense in possible ways to achieve in my explanation. Wasn't sure which program you were using, but the basics usually are cross platform...just different ways to get there. Here's a concept of what I visualized you doing ...submitting example into post..hope it is o'kay. #1072247

Laurence Saliba level-classic January 30, 2005

This is wonderful Dale Ann!!! #1073359

Dale Ann Cubbage January 30, 2005

Thanks so much Kristy, Kip and Laurence. Kip, thanks for the demonstraton! It looks great!

da #1073898

Michelle R. Kovach February 18, 2005

Congrats on your finalist sista! Good luck!
Michelle #1112304

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 18, 2005

Beautiful Dale Ann, congratulations! #1112380

Kara L. Hendricks February 18, 2005

Congrats Dale Ann!!! #1112397

Darren K. Fisher February 18, 2005

Yahoooo way to go DA. #1112980

Ellen Peach level-classic February 18, 2005

Great job, Dale Ann...congratulations! #1113051

Mellanie February 18, 2005

congrats dale ann! #1113207

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe February 18, 2005

Congratulations on the great finalist!

      LarryL http://lsqrd.blogspot.com/


Kelly Abernathy level-classic February 18, 2005

Congratulations on a wonderful finalist Dale Ann! -K #1113606

Murry Grigsby February 18, 2005

Congrats Dale Ann! #1113856

Donna W. Neal February 18, 2005

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist Dale Ann. You had faith in this photo and thank goodness you reworked it and put it through again!
It paid off as it should have....:) #1113897

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe February 18, 2005

Congrats Dale Ann!!! #1113916

Deborah Sandidge February 18, 2005

Beautiful, Dale Ann - congratulations!!! #1114190

Sharon Day level-classic February 18, 2005

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Dale Ann! #1114512

Casey A. Hanson February 18, 2005

Congratulations Dale Ann! #1115179

Dale Ann Cubbage February 18, 2005

Thanks so much Michelle, Claudia, Kara, Darren, Ellen, Melanie, Larry, K., Murry, Donna, Jim, Deborah, Sharon and Casey! I am so excited to have this selected!

da #1115268

Danilo Piccioni February 19, 2005

Congratulations on your finalists!

Dado #1115511

Karen Engelbreth February 19, 2005

Congrats on your finalist, Dale Ann! #1115729

Eric Schneider February 19, 2005

Congrats on your finalist! Good luck, #1115820

Anette Linnea Rasmussen February 19, 2005

Beautiful job Dale Ann!
Congrats on your finalist!

Best wishes Linnea #1116240

Debra Booth February 19, 2005

Excellent job, Dale Ann! Congratulations!! #1116339

Lisa Deaton February 19, 2005

Congrats Dale, beautiful image!! #1116542

Tammy Nuxoll February 19, 2005

Congrats Dale Ann!!!! #1116661

Donna J. Taff February 19, 2005

Congrat's, Dale Ann!!!! #1116683

Jennifer Rennison February 19, 2005

Beautiful, Dale Ann, Congratulations on your finalist!! #1116779

Dale Ann Cubbage February 19, 2005

Thank you Danilo, Karen, Eric, Linnea, Debra, Lisa, Tammy, Donna and Jennifer, for those well wishes!

da #1116790

Robin L. Wehrman February 19, 2005

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Dale Ann!! #1116926

Stephen Zacker February 19, 2005

Wonderful. Congratulations #1117001

Patricia Robinson Trapp February 19, 2005

Congratulations, Dale Ann. I am intrigued with the photographers within this community.. supportive and unbiased. #1117312

Susie Peek-Swint February 19, 2005

Wonderful work Dale ~ many congrats! #1117448

Jessica McCollam February 19, 2005

Way to go, Dale Ann! Congrats!:) #1117672

Dale Ann Cubbage February 19, 2005

Thanks so much Robin, Stephen, Patricia, Susan & Jessica for those great comments!

da #1118741

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 19, 2005

I'll say it again, this is lovely, congratulations Dale Ann!! #1119167

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic February 20, 2005

Congratulations Dale Ann!!! #1119528

Karen J. McDowell February 20, 2005

Stunning image, congrats Dale Ann! #1119724

Colette M. Metcalf February 20, 2005

Congratulations to you Dale Ann!! #1120104

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 20, 2005

Indeed, a lovely work of art Dale Ann! #1120321

Dale Ann Cubbage February 20, 2005

Thanks so much Donna, Adilson, Karen, Colette & Gail!

da #1121301

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