Rose Gold Medal with Butterfly

Rose Gold Medal with Hair Streak Butterfly

The rose ‘Gold Medal’ has long been one of my mother’s favorites. I photographed the rose in her garden near sunset. The hair streak butterfly is from a macro shot taken in friends’ garden on a wonderful day. This image is a composite that brings together people important in my life and two gardens I love.

This image was chosen as the winner in the Judges Class of the 2015 American Rose Society Digital Photography Contest. I thank the special selection committee for that honor of an image that was already important to me for so many reasons.

rose Gold Medal ARS Photo Winner

Rose ‘Gold Medal’ with Hair Streak Butterfly

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2 thoughts on “Rose Gold Medal with Butterfly

  1. You got the best out of both gardens. Great image and well deserved award! Congratulations.

    • Hi, Tim. Thanks. Great to hear from you right now; hope things are moving right along and glad the wi-fi is working!
      This image will always have special meaning to me. Again, thank you for *everything!*

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