I seem to like using Topaz on flowers. Not sure why. Maybe they just lend themselves well to certain filters. The orchid is a beautiful flower: showy, elegant, often fragrant; and for me they bring forth wonderful memories of my mom. Every birthday, mother’s day, special holiday – if dad gave mom a corsage, it was an orchid. So going to the an orchid show is special to me, as I remember how much my mom liked orchids. I thought these were stunning orchids, and while my photo doesn’t do them justice (not even with the Topaz filtering technique), I was still pleased with the final results.
Here is the tutorial, even though I didn’t have webbing on the photo, it is a wonderful way to “paint” a picture. Here’s the full pic:
Here’s a single orchid: