The last flower

The last flower - student project

I've always wanted to know how to do this!

The original image 

The last flower - image 1 - student project

And the class project

The last flower - image 2 - student project

My flower was a bit too pale so I added copy of the color photo with a mask and used Linear Burn to make the flower more intense. I think now it doesn't blend as well with the black and white background through.. What do you think, Helen?