© 2010 Chris Armytage, Fine Art Photography, Daylesford

I smelt the violets in her hand and asked, half in words,
half in signs, a question which meant "Is love the
sweetness of flowers?
- Helen Keller

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I took several photographs of the subject with a Canon EOS 450D, 55-250 zoom lens on full zoom, then layered and edited in Photoshop CS3.

TAGS: chris armytage, digitally altered, flowers, nature, old fashioned, photo manipulation, photographic art, purple, sweetness, violets

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violet, brown, love, nature, old fashioned, chris armytage, photographic art, purple, sweet, violets, mother, mothers day

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

  • Kristina K
    Kristina Kabout 4 years ago

    lovely, like the textures as well as the violias well done :)) k

  • Thanks so much Kristina :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Cathy  Walker
    Cathy Walkerabout 4 years ago

    yet another magnificent piece

  • Thanks for your lovely comment Cathy :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Maxal
    Maxalabout 4 years ago

    Simple and just gorgeous…. great use of texture!

  • Thank you so much for your kind comments Irene :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks Francis :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTabout 4 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thanks so much Sylvia :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Brenda Boisvert
    Brenda Boisvertabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful texture work Chris.
    Nice to see the original too:-)

  • Thanks Brenda – that little violet sat on my desk for a week, the perfume was heavenly :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Lozzar Landscape
    Lozzar Landscapeabout 4 years ago

    Very sweet, lovely work.

  • Thanks LL, violets are my favourite flower :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 4 years ago

    This came out beautifully, Chris! What a _*lovely_* work!

  • Thanks so very much for your great comments Mike :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • andy551
    andy551about 4 years ago

    Beautiful!!!! Congrats!

  • Thank you so much Andy :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Stormygirl
    Stormygirlabout 4 years ago

  • How lovely!!! Thank you so much Stormygirl :))

    – Chris Armytage™

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