raining / umbrella - Stitching Photographs: embroidery + photography by Diane Meyer. Link to awesome article on fantastic work by various articles who combined photographs and embroidery.
Thermal Stitch aka Double Thick Crochet Stitch - Photo and Video Tutorial - Nicki's Homemade Crafts
The Jealous Curator /// curated contemporary art /// i’m jealous of diane meyer
Stitching Photographs: Various Approaches Photo // Flore Gardner, Chiasmus, 2012 @ Flore Gardner
like this combination of pixelated cross stitch with photography © DIANE MEYER - embroidery on photography
Tiny tree embroidery with seed pearl ornaments - I can make this by cross stitching or embroidering on felt and then stitching it closed after stuffing it.