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Before viewing them through a creative lens, tulips never seemed to be more than just beautiful flowers to me. Now, after hours of examening them from different viewpoints and lighting conditions I see them as magnificent, sensual playgrounds for artistic expressions. The name "2lips" on this set of images came from the insight that the word "tulips" could be expressed in a manner that more accurately described the sensual feelings they evoked in viewers who claimed "the tulips were kind of sexy". My husband came up with the idea that I could spell "tulips" like "2Lips", to discern mine from others. And so it is. Two images in this set were granted a Merit Award, "Special Recognition" at Upstreampeoplegallery… Continue reading… 0 comments

I am honored to announce that I have been rewarded the following at the Prix De La Photography Paris contest. PX3 ;Non-Professional; Nature/Flowers. First place, Dancing Iris I. PX3 ;Non-Professional; Nature Flowers. Honorable Mention, Dancing Iris I. "The "Prix de la Photographie Paris" (Px3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. Winning photographs from this competition are exhibited in a high-profile gallery in Paris and published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book." Visit http://px3 0 comments

Hi! I have investigated how to make my florals more recognized and available on the art market. Unlimited Editions seems to be the way getting out there. I have now joined the Art Academy at to make the Unlimited Editions of my works available worldwide in prints. Delivers to Europe. Affiliate to, makes deliveries all over the world. You may choose your own sizes and print options. Prices varies 0 comments

Iris Light IV

by kfagerstromlevring , May 20, 2010—12:00 AM

Topics: contests, feelings, management, rejection

I created this series called Iris Light I-VI, to add as my submission to a certain contest I had in mind. Had a good time creating them, as always, and I got a lot of great feedback from friends and others. I did not make it to the final though, in that certain contest. It made me sad and for a while even angry "How could they reject my beautiful pictures?" Finally I came to realize that not every judge can adore my pictures, and maybe its not the judges remarks that make my heart sing and my creativity flow, but remarks as "I adore your work", "magical" and "gorgeous", which short as they are, (and not very technical:)) comes from the heart of the viewer and enters mine, without the need of any long explanations… Continue reading… 1 comment

Two weeks ago I was contacted by the owner of the directory of, who has noticed my art. As a result I am now featured at: "The Artist Directory was created by an artist for artists because, well, you can never have too much exposure. We are committed to showing the best of the work that is submitted to the site. We aren__™t looking to be the largest directory on the web, but we want to be considered one of the best artist directories on the web. .. 0 comments

New Discovered Artist

by kfagerstromlevring , March 7, 2010—12:00 AM

Topics: announcement, juried

I am so glad to announce that I have been approved as a juried artist at the Discovered Artists site… Continue reading… 1 comment