Monday, December 29, 2014

Photo Collage Of Oranges & Reds

 Photo Collage Of Oranges & Reds
Picture Collage of oranges and reds.  CLICK ON IMAGE TO SEE DETAILS.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Soft Blue Delphinium Flowers Close Up

Soft Blue Delphinium Blossoms Closeup

A closeup shot of soft blue delphinium flowers presented with a crackled artistic overlay.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Garden Scenes In Blue


Garden Scenes In Blue

Vintage blue watering can on rustic bench.  Thanks to Donna & Danny for the photo op.
"CLICK ON IMAGE TO SEE THE BENCH DETAIL"

Garden Scenes In Blue
A mini blue bench placed beside a cement garden leaf.  Thanks to Ellen & Dan for the photo op.
"CLICK ON IMAGE TO SEE THE DETAIL IN THE LEAF"

Monday, December 8, 2014

Photo Picture Collage
Photo/picture collage of pink flowers, some grown in my own back yard.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Garden Pond - Garden Scene

Garden Pond

Garden Pond


Photos taken mid summer.  Thanks to Dan & Ellen for the photo op of this lovely pond.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Hot Pink Zinnias

Hot Pink Zinnia
 Hot pink zinnias grown in pots in my own garden.

Hot Pink Zinnia Macro
Macro shot of a hot pink zinnia grown in pots in my own garden.
Love all the little flowers within the flower which one never notices until viewed close up.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Papyrus Is What The Plant Label Says!

Papyrus is what the plant label says

Papyrus is what the plant label says
Love growing this 3 foot tall plant.  It is suited for ponds etc but I grow it in a pot and keep it very moist.  I use bamboo stakes to stake it as they can easily blow over.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Beautiful Lilies In The Garden


 Beautiful lilies in the garden.

Beautiful lilies in the garden.

Beautiful pink and yellow lilies found in a garden setting. Thanks to Danny & Donna for the photo op.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Garden Girl - Garden Scene

Garden Girl - Garden Scene

Garden Girl Statue - Garden Scene Photography and Digitial Oil Art Work by Sandra Foster.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Large Leaf Ligularia And Ferns Garden Scene

Large Leaf Ligularia and Ferns Garden Scene

I found beautiful lush large green leaves along with airy ferns in this fabulous garden. Thanks Donna & Danny for the photo op.
Photography by Sandra Foster ©.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Rex Begonia Stamen Flower Macro

Rex Begonia Stamen Macro
Macro shot of a Rex Begonia Flower Stamen.
Macro Photography By Sandra Foster ©.
CLICK ON IMAGE TO SEE THE DETAILS.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Trollius In Orange

Trollius In Orange
Orange Trollius Still Life With Burlap Background.
Still Life Photography By Sandra Foster ©.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Scroll Garden Bench - Digital Oil Art Work

Scroll Garden Bench - Digital Oil Art Work

Processed in CS5 using Akvis Oil
Photography and Digital Art Work by Sandra Foster ©

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Cosmo Blossom Macro

Cosmo Blossom Macro
Processed this cosmo stamen flower in Adobe CS5 to create a soft feminine look.
Macro Photography By Sandra Foster ©.
CLICK ON IMAGE TO SEE THE STAMEN DETAILS.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Pink Lilies And Garden Statue

Pink Lilies And Garden Statue
Shutter Speed 0.5 sec, AV, f/32, ISO 100, Canon Lens EF 100 mm f/2.8L MACRO IS USM – Macro Infinity Setting, Canon Rebel DSLR EOS 500D T1i
No flash, overcast lighting, tripod, RAW, processed in CS5.  Thanks to Danny & Donna for the photo op.
Available as a gallery print, card, bag or pillow here: www.redbubble.com/people/sandrafoster/works/10843506-lili...

Friday, October 3, 2014

Ladys Mantel Leaf With Dew Drops

Ladys Mantel Leaf With Dew Drops
Love how the dew drops formed naturally after a very still humid evening. Closeup Photography By Sandra Foster ©

Monday, September 29, 2014

Hosta Blossom Stamen Macro

Hosta Blossom Stamen Macro
A macro shot of a hosta blossom stamen.  Macro Photography by Sandra Foster ©.
This piece titled "Imagine" is available as a gallery print, card, pillow, bag etc here:  http://www.redbubble.com/people/sandrafoster/works/10843395-imagine

Friday, September 26, 2014

Bottle Brush Flowers

Bottle Brush Flowers
Bottle brush flowers caught in the breeze using Shutter Priority.
Thanks to Ellen and Dan for the photo op.
TO SEE THE FLOWERS CLICK ON IMAGE FOR A LARGER VIEW.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Martha Washington Geraniums Potted - Digital Oil
Potted, cheery Martha Washington Geraniums done in Digital Oil Art Work. Photography and Digital Art Work By Sandra Foster ©.
Available as a print, pillow, bag, card etc here:  http://www.redbubble.com/people/sandrafoster/works/9252876-marthas-geraniums-oil-artwork

Friday, September 19, 2014

My Garden Titled "Movement"

I liked the effect of gentle camera movement for a garden scene of my back yard.  
My Garden Titled Movement

Monday, September 15, 2014

Kinky Grass By Bench - Garden Scene

Kinky Grass growing in a tree stump planter.  Thanks to Ellen & Dan for the photo op. 
Kinky grass by bench

Monday, September 8, 2014

Large Petalled Yellow Daisies In Watering Can

Still Life Photography By Sandra Foster ©. Textured background in shot.
Large Petalled Daisies In Watering Can

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lily Variety

Lovely variety of lilies found in my friend's garden.  Thanks Ellen and Dan for the photo op. 
Lily Variety

Monday, July 14, 2014

Lobelia Blossom - Macro



This blossom is so tiny, about 1/4 inch.  Love what the macro lens reveals.  Photography By Sandra Foster ©.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Garden Corner By The Fence

Garden Corner By The Fence

Love this corner with the vintage planters. I think the peeling paint of the fence adds character to this garden.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Creeping Jenny

Creeping Jenny

A great ground cover.  I also transplant this to pots and they look lovely as they trail down the sides of the pots.  I then dig them out of the pots in the fall and lay them in the soil for the following year.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Elderberries

Elderberries
Elderberry shrub berries photographed in my back yard.  One of the most fast growing large shrubs.  The birds clean them up in the winter .... an added bonus.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Weathered Chair And Daisies - Digital Oil Artwork

 Vintage Chair With Daisies - Digital Oil Artwork

 This chair is weathered which adds to it's charm.  See another version, sold as a card here: http://www.redbubble.com/people/sandrafoster/works/10588217-the-old-and-new-digital-oil-thank-you-card

Thanks to Donna & Danny for the photo op.

Rope Edged Bird Bath Garden Scene

 Rope Edged Bird Bath

 Love the rope edge to this bird bath.  Thanks to Danny & Donna for the photo op.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Mother's Clivia Lily In Black And White

Mothers Clivia Lily

This lily is grown inside as a houseplant.  It blooms about once a year with the most vibrant orange blossoms. Blossoms last for about 10 days. 

Monday, June 2, 2014

Gorgeous Pink Godetia



This flower also can be grown in a soft pink.  See here: http://www.redbubble.com/people/sandrafoster/works/9221358-godetia-bouquet

Thanks to Vi for the photo-op!

Monday, May 26, 2014

Echinicea Blossoms - Digital Watercolor



Thanks to Dale and Mabel for the photo-op.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Photo Collage

Photo Collage by Sandra Foster

Monday, May 12, 2014

Cinnamon Fern Seeds Macro

Cinnamon Fern Seeds Macro by Rustic Pixel
Cinnamon Fern Seeds Macro, a photo by Rustic Pixel on Flickr.
Macro shot of the tall, often unattractive spikey seed that grows up from the beautiful green fern fronds in the perennial garden.
Macro Photography By Sandra Foster ©.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Lilies Photo Collage

Lilies Photo Collage by Rustic Pixel
Lilies Photo Collage, a photo by Rustic Pixel on Flickr.
Photography and photo collage by Sandra Foster ©.
Thanks to Ellen & Danny and Donna & Danny for the photo op.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Bird In Shelter Garden Scene

Digital Artwork - Gouache.
Photography By Sandra Foster ©.
Thanks to Danny & Donna for the photo op.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Garden Tripod 21 - Online Magazine

So pleased to have my work found in the Garden Tripod 21 on the following pages: 52, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 132 and page 133. Thank you Garden Tripod 21 - Country Gardens Come Grow With Us - Red Bubble.  This is an online magazine, please take a few minutes to view it.

http://issuu.com/gardentripod/docs/garden_tripod_21_


Garden Tripod Issue # 21


Monday, April 21, 2014

Magenta Fuschia Blossoms

Magenta Fuschia Blossoms by Rustic Pixel
Magenta Fuschia Blossoms, a photo by Rustic Pixel on Flickr.
Photography By Sandra Foster ©.
Thanks to Ellen & Danny for the photo op.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Morning Glory - It Was For Me A Pleasure

Such a pleasure in this lovely garden to come upon this morning glory winding it's way up the binder twine support.
Thanks to Donna and Danny for the photo op.
Photography By Sandra Foster ©.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Geranium In Mossy Planter - Digital Artwork

Martha Washington geranium in mossy planter. Thanks to Donna & Danny for the photo op.
Photography and Digital Artwork By Sandra Foster ©.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Lavatera Seed Macro

Lavatera Seed Macro by Rustic Pixel
Lavatera Seed Macro, a photo by Rustic Pixel on Flickr.
Love all the textured detail the Canon Macro Lens revealed on this dried seed pod.
Macro Photography by Sandra Foster ©

Monday, March 24, 2014

I Stand Tall - Digital Oil

Photography and Digital Oil Artwork By Sandra Foster ©.
Thanks to Ellen & Danny for the photo op.

Friday, March 21, 2014

A Beautiful Garden - video I would like to share with you.

I had the privilege to photograph this Beautiful Country Garden.
The video is a little over 3 minutes long if you care to watch it.
It can be found on my other blog:  Lavendula Loveliness. 
http://lavendulaloveliness.blogspot.ca/2014/03/a-beautiful-country-garden-video-by.html

or on my You Tube:

Photography by Sandra Foster ©

Thanks To Ellen & Dan for the photo op.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Dried And Curled Blue And Cream Hydrangea Blossoms

Normally hydrangea petals dry flat - these didn't but I like how they curled when they dried.  The macro lens reveals all the texture. 
Macro Photography by Sandra Foster ©.

Monday, March 10, 2014

A Lily Bed - Digital Oil

A Lily Bed - Digital Oil by Rustic Pixel
A Lily Bed - Digital Oil, a photo by Rustic Pixel on Flickr.
Photography and digital artwork by Sandra Foster ©.
Thanks to Ellen & Danny for the photo op.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Beautiful Blur Garden Scene Digital Oil

My backyard Summer 2014.
Photography and Digital Artwork by Sandra Foster ©

Monday, February 24, 2014

An Elephant In The Garden

An Elephant In The Garden by Rustic Pixel
An Elephant In The Garden, a photo by Rustic Pixel on Flickr.
Photography and Digital Artwork by Sandra Foster ©
Thanks to Ellen & Danny for the photo op.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Gazania Macro

Gazania Macro by Rustic Pixel
Gazania Macro, a photo by Rustic Pixel on Flickr.
Gazania Macro By Sandra Foster ©