Vintage Rose Art

© Cheryl E. Davis

Vintage Rose Art

Uploaded: October 16, 2008



These are roses from my garden. I wanted to give them a vintage look so I converted to sepia, did selective coloring, and added some brush strokes to give it an artistic look. Let me know what you think. :-)

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict October 16, 2008

Cheryl, I think you made its an exquisite image with all the perfect effects you have placed, outstanding work! #1017497

Cheryl E. Davis October 16, 2008

Thank you, Dominick! I worked hard on this one! #6608341

Jessica Jenney October 16, 2008

Gorgeous vintage treatment and tones, Cheryl! Love it! Terrific work! #6608357

Cheryl E. Davis October 16, 2008

Thank you, Jessica! #6608362

Kathryn (Love) Scheet level-classic October 16, 2008

I spy a winner (I hope!!)
this is awesome Cheryl! #6608399

Cheryl E. Davis October 16, 2008

Thank you, Kathryn! #6608411

Sam Britt October 16, 2008

Beautiful work, Cheryl. #6608423

Colette M. Metcalf October 16, 2008

Gorgeous!!! #6608435

Cheryl E. Davis October 16, 2008

Thank you, Sam and Colette! #6608442

Dr Silly level-classic October 16, 2008


Lola M. level-classic October 16, 2008

All your work paid off - Such a beautiful creation!!! #6608474

Cheryl E. Davis October 16, 2008

Thank you, Doc and Lola! #6608477

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic October 16, 2008

I think this is a fantastically beautiful image! #6608483

Vitor Dias October 16, 2008

I Think this a wonderful work, the effort always pays off, congts Cheryl.

rgs Vitor #6608615

Kate Baumgartner October 16, 2008

Terrific vintage feel. You have done an amazing job on the effects as this is a perfect piece of art. #6608652

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 16, 2008

Very artistic and beautiful, Cheryl! #6608726

Vicki L. Filippin October 16, 2008

Beautiful image and effects, Cheryl. Most DEFINATELY a keeper to display for all to see! #6608807

Heather Thorsen October 16, 2008

This is so beautiful. Outstanding work Cheryl. #6608864

Barbara E. Sturgis October 16, 2008


Karen E. Baumann October 16, 2008

This is so pretty, Cheryl. I love the colors you chose, and the background effects are so nicely presented. The darker vignette corners really allow the viewer to concentrate on the arrangement. Lovely in all respects! #6608999

Jean E. Hildebrant October 16, 2008

Just gorgeous, Cheryl!!! I hope we see this again! #6609073

Pat Gamwell October 16, 2008

Magnificent creation, Cheryl! A WINNER in my eyes! If I saw this in a store, on a card, calendar, etc...I would buy it in a heartbeat! #6609167

Linda Blair October 16, 2008

A real winner!!!! Awesome work Cheryl...perfection all the way it!!!!!!! #6609312

Cheryl E. Davis October 16, 2008

Wow, thanks everyone for your wonderful comments! I'm glad you liked this one! #6609379

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. October 16, 2008


KARU. #6609489

Joy Rector October 16, 2008

gorgeous #6609687

Phil Stith October 16, 2008

Absolutely stunning work, Cheryl. Terrific creativity! #6610289

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 16, 2008

I think it is perfectly beautiful, Cheryl! I finally know how to add textured layers, but have not worked on brush strokes....I am inspired!!! #6610349

Cheryl E. Davis October 16, 2008

Thank you, Karu, Joy, Phil and Laurie! #6610573

Lynn M. Whitt October 16, 2008

Beautiful image!!! #6610722

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 16, 2008

Gorgeous. This will be stunning printed and framed. How large will the print be? #6610808

Cheryl E. Davis October 16, 2008

Thank you Lynn and Nikki! Nikki, I'm not sure yet, I have an uncropped version that I can size and rework the corners to duplicate the effect I did on this one. #6611381

Susan M. Campbell October 19, 2008

Gorgeous!! The textures and tones are perfect. #6622202

Stephanie Frey October 27, 2008

I think you did an excellent job! The treatment is stunning! Well done! Fav! #6670080

Bill Knaps October 29, 2008

Oh My Cheryl what a beautiful Floral. Wow.....A winner. Bill #6679725

Susan Fox October 31, 2008

A beautiful nostalgic image Cheryl! #6690441

Cesar J. La Rosa November 01, 2008

WOW!!! This is definitely one of my favorites, Cheryl!!! You've given this beautiful photograph such a fabulous Victorian feel. It would make a beautiful greeting card. Excellent job!!!
Cesar #6694034

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 25, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist, Cheryl. #6805491

Marcel J. Fernandez November 25, 2008

Way to go Cheryl! Congratulations!!! #6805898

Nadya Johnson November 25, 2008

Wow! Nothing short of breath-taking, Cheryl! Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist! #6806292

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 25, 2008

Outstanding!!! Congratulations on your finalist! #6806476

Susan Fox November 25, 2008

Congratulations!!!!!!!! #6806660

Corinne M. Thompson November 25, 2008

Absolutley beautiful, congrats on the Finalist! #6807055

Susan M. Campbell November 25, 2008

So many beauties.....congrats Cheryl. #6807056

Graham Robards November 25, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Cheryl. ~Pat #6807150

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 25, 2008

LOVELY WORK. WTG...Congrats. and good luck in the next round.

UB. #6807273

Leslie McLain level-classic November 26, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #6809017

Jessica Jenney November 26, 2008

Congrats, Cheryl on your beautiful finalist! #6809162

Cheryl E. Davis November 26, 2008

Thank you, Kay, Marcel, Nadya, Cindy, Susan F, Susan C, Pat & Graham, Usman, Leslie and Jessica! #6809296

Elida Gutierrez November 26, 2008

Congratulations for your FINALIST!!! #6809917

Datha Y. Thompson November 26, 2008

Congratulations again!! GORGEOUS!!!! WTG :0) #6809953

Sam Britt November 26, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Cheryl! #6810364

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 26, 2008

Congratz on your finalist!
~Lisa #6811591

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 26, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Cheryl, creative and beautiful work! #6812353

Anna Diederich November 26, 2008

Congratulations, Cheryl! #6812703

Colleen Farrell November 26, 2008

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING work, Cheryl! The color, effects, arrangement and the *gorgeous* soft light! Big congrats on your finalist! #6813743

Cheryl E. Davis November 26, 2008

Thank you so much everyone, this is one of my favorites! I am very excited that it is a Finalist! #6814028

Christine Czernin level-classic November 26, 2008

Congratulations, Cheryl.
It is gorgeous and a well deserved finalist. #6814496

Sylvia Rossler November 27, 2008

Big congrats on your superb finalist :)  #6817108

ALLEN O. HOWARD November 28, 2008

Beautifully done! Congratulations! #6821215

Cheryl E. Davis November 28, 2008

Thank you, Christine, Sylvia and Allen! #6822790

Linda Blair December 01, 2008

Congratulations....well deserved!!!! #6835614

Graeme yew Chow December 02, 2008

I like both the effect on the color and background too. Congratulation Cheryl. #6842755

Ellen L. Zaslaw December 10, 2008

So pretty ! #6874579

Helena Ruffin December 10, 2008

Really stunning work. I love vintage effects and I think you did an incredible job. I use a Vintage Action in photoshop, then embellish. I'll be happy to share if you want to email me offline. #6875373

Cheryl E. Davis December 10, 2008

Thank you so much everyone, this is one of my favorite photos. It's special to me because the roses in the photo are from my garden. I also love the vintage look. This photo took lots of work, but I really liked the final outcome. My bedroom has a vintage look to it and this photo matches the colors perfectly. I have a print ordered to frame and hang on my bedroom wall. #6875407

Jennifer L. Alder December 10, 2008

Congrats, Cheryl, on this well deserved darkroom feature- gorgeous work! #6875489

Corinne M. Thompson December 10, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful image being featured in DD! #6876049

Cheryl E. Davis December 10, 2008

Thank you, Jennifer and Corinne! #6876266

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic December 10, 2008

I love it! So did you add the texture to the background or was it already part of the shot? #6877058

Cheryl E. Davis December 10, 2008

Thank you, Kimber! Actually both, the background was originally trees, then I added more texture with PS brushes. #6877131

Anita Bower December 11, 2008

Lovely! I like the roses and the flower arrangement. The effects are just perfect. #6878448

Michelle L. Frick December 12, 2008

Congratulations on being included in the DD newsletter - just saw your image there and wanted to let you know once again that I think it's beautiful!! #6884898

Cheryl E. Davis December 12, 2008

Thank you, Anita and Michelle! #6884908

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