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Greater Stitchwort Stellaria holostea grows in woods, roadside verges, hedgerows and grassy banks. Other common names include Wedding Cakes, Star-of-Bethlehem, Daddy's-shirt-buttons and Snapdragon. The name Stitchwort comes from using an infusion of the plant's leaves to treat stitch in the side.
This one grows in my garden.
I wanted the petals to almost fade into the bg,to put the emphasis on those gorgeous golden stamens.
Photographed in daylight ( in situ) faffed with in Photoshop.
Thank you for taking the time to look/comment.
Janet xx

Tags: White General Textures Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Layers Greater stitchwort Stellaria holostea

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Briwooly 12 452 5 England
21 May 2013 8:47PM
And some very nice faffing indeed Janet


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21 May 2013 8:49PM
A beauty, very delicate
iancrowson Plus
8 211 146 United Kingdom
21 May 2013 8:50PM
Very lovely.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
21 May 2013 9:53PM
Simply lovely.
chase 12 1.1k 246 England
21 May 2013 10:53PM
Many thanks everyone.
Thank you for giving this a GEA Alan,much appreciated.
Janet xx
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
21 May 2013 11:11PM
The stamen are wonderful as is the stem. I think you've achieved your aim beautifully.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
22 May 2013 5:15AM
Very well taken and processed !! A superb image Smile
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 9:28AM
chris-p Plus
12 67 England
22 May 2013 10:20PM
Classy once again Janet..
Richsr 11 91 223 England
23 May 2013 9:05AM
Congrats on the GEA Janet, well worked with the tones details in the subject and textures too
Regards Richard

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