Jane's Magnolia

© Donna J. Eaton


Uploaded: March 12, 2003


I photographed the flower against a black backgound, then selected the flower and created a layer with just the flower. I then made a new black layer. I created the border in Photoshop 7 and added a sandstone texture. I added the flower and moved it to the front. Nikon D1X


Danny S. Lesnick March 12, 2003

This is really quite beautiful. Both the original picture and the p.s. modifications are very well done. #26158

Donna J. Eaton May 26, 2019

Thank you Danny. I was just so glad to finally have a flower to photograph. These blooms don't last very long before they fall off the tree. Spring at last! #66947

Darren K. Fisher level-classic May 26, 2019

Great job Donna I really like your choices of color. #66982

Gerda Grice level-deluxe May 26, 2019

Just lovely, Donna. I really like the modifications you've chosen, and the flower itself is beautiful and beautifully photographed. Wow, you have magnolias already? We haven't even reached the crocus stage yet! #66983

Cheryl A. Tessens May 26, 2019

This is much more than just a photograph Donna.It is a beautiful piece of art!Wonderful effects!Great work! #66984

Joy Brown May 26, 2019

This is wonderful, Donna. #67081

Murry Grigsby May 26, 2019

Beautiful work, Donna. I love the two sided frame, the placement of the flower and those wonderful colors!! #67116

Donna J. Eaton May 26, 2019

Thank you so much Darren. I tried to pick up the boarder color from the center of the flower. There's just a touch of pink. I appreciate your comment!

Hi and thank you Gerda. This is a Jane Magnolia tree and it's really unusual. It loses it's leaves every winter and then blooms really early in Spring. The leaves don't appear till after the blooms fall off. Thanks again for commenting!

Thank you so much Cheryl! I'm truly honored to have you say it's a work of art! You made my day!

Joy, thank you very much for commenting! I truly appreciate it!

Thank you Murry! I wasn't sure about the two sided frame but the more I worked with it the more I liked it. I'm really happy to know you liked it too!


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