© 2010 Chris Armytage, Fine Art Photography, Daylesford

*Far-off is the place I chose to live.

High hills make for silent tongues.

Gibbons screech in valley cold

My gate of grass blends with the cliff.

A roof of thatch among the pines,

I dig a pool, feed it from the stream.

No time now to think about the world,

The years go by, shredding ferns.

- Han-shan, The Master of Cold Mountain*

FEATURED in the Digital Photography Group, 6 October 2010

FEATURED in The World As We See It, 6 October 2010

FEATURED in Going Green, 8 October 2010

FEATURED in Moody & Evocative, 13 Ocober 2010

FEATURED in Inspired Art, 16 October 2010

FEATURED in High Quality Images, Permanent Feature Page 9 August 2011

Photograph taken with a Canon EOS 450D, hand held 55-250 zoom, late afternoon while walking in the bush near the Wombat Forest in Central Victoria. Levels adjusted very slightly in Photoshop CS3, otherwise straight from the camera.


bokeh, chris armytage, depth of field, ferns, grasses, green, light, yellow, zen, purple, macro, dof

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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  • Dominika Aniola
    Dominika Aniolaalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful photo!

  • How lovely, Dominika! I’m so thrilled to be featured in your wonderful group. Thanks so very much :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Angie Muccillo
    Angie Muccilloalmost 4 years ago

    Stunning colors and light! Fantastic work :-)

  • Hi Angie, thanks so much for your visit and wonderful comments! Oh, and the favourite too :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Valerie Rosen
    Valerie Rosenalmost 4 years ago

    lovely! :-) val

  • Thanks so much Val :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • Hi Trish! Thanks so much for your generous comments, I really appreciate it :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

  • Another lovely surprise – thanks so much for the feature Trish, you’ve brightened up my day :) xx

    – Chris Armytage™

  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonalmost 4 years ago

    there’s a love story in each of your art…
    this one feels so helplessly fragile yet beautifully resilient… : )

  • Thank you so much for your thoughtful comments Mimi, and for adding me to your watchlist :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Albert
    Albertalmost 4 years ago


  • Thank you Albert, much appreciated :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 4 years ago


  • Thanks so much Kathleen :) x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesalmost 4 years ago

    Congrats on all the success with this work and the recent feature in Going Green! Lovely poetry with it!

  • Thanks so much Angie – it was a bit of a surprise really, a last minute quick shot that worked out well, and the poem is a favourite of mine. So glad you like it :) x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoalmost 4 years ago

  • Delighted to be featured in Moody and Evocative, thanks so much Anthony :))

    – Chris Armytage™

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