© 2010 Chris Armytage, Fine Art Photography, Daylesford

How long had Ryoanji been there? You must have asked -
but there is no remembrance,
just the rocks
and the gravel and the wall
and the very great silence,
the rootedness of deep meditation,
the weight of the rocks and the trees of this earth,
as if their roots grew right down through your heart…
Ryoanji Zen Garden. By Jan Haag.

A zen theme reminiscent of the Chinese or Japanese pen and wash paintings. All done with my own stock photographs, taken with a Canon EOS 450D and layered and manipulated in Photoshop.

I don’t know what I would do if I couldn’t create, it’s as natural to me as breathing, especially now that we have the means to achieve great art with digital photography. It’s so exciting and I feel that my creativity has finally come to fruition with these fantastic digital tools.
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Comments

  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrariover 4 years ago

    This is gorgeous Chris!! Love your image and those words…. wow!! :))

  • Thanks so much for the great comment Vicki, so glad you like it :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Rhonda Strickland
    Rhonda Stricklandover 4 years ago

    Quite lovely….

  • Thanks so much Rhonda :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 4 years ago

    Really gorgeous!

  • So lovely of you to comment and favourite my work Gena, thank you so much :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • © Pauline Wherrell
    © Pauline Wher...over 4 years ago

    So very beautiful!

  • Thank you so much for your lovely comment and favourite, Pauline :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Gabrielle  Hope
    Gabrielle Hopeover 4 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!

  • Thanks so much Gabrielle :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...over 4 years ago

    Hi Christy, I love your artwork..very beautiful and yes a delicate touch to it..soft and done really nice..
    Sherri :):)

  • Thank you so much Sherri, it’s so lovely of you to comment :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    wonderful work

  • Thanks so much Sylvia :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • JanieNews
    JanieNewsover 4 years ago

    Very sensitive and beautiful.

  • Thanks for your lovely comment Janie :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • TokikoAnderson
    TokikoAndersonover 4 years ago

    The rock only speaks to whom listens.

  • So true Tokiko! Thank you so much for visiting :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Ainsley Kellar Creations
    Ainsley Kellar...about 4 years ago

    Very creative! I love those magical hues!!!

  • Thanks so much again Ainsley, so glad you like my work :))

    – Chris Armytage™

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