© 2007 – 2010 Chris Armytage, Fine Art Photography, Daylesford

There is magic in the feel of a paddle and the movement of a canoe, a magic compounded of distance, adventure, solitude, and peace. The way of a canoe is the way of the wilderness, and of a freedom almost forgotten. It is an antidote to insecurity, the open door to waterways of ages past and a way of life with profound and abiding satisfactions. When a man is part of his canoe, he is part of all that canoes have ever known. –SIGURD F. OLSON, The Singing Wilderness, 1956

FEATURED in The World As We See It, 24 September 2010

Photograph taken at Daylesford Lake with a Panasonic Lumix FZ20, layered with textures from my own stock and edited in Photoshop CS3.

If you like Peace, you might also like Still Water as a companion piece

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

  • Corri Gryting Gutzman
    Corri Gryting ...about 4 years ago

    Love it!
    I can relate to the quote. I kayak.
    Gorgeous image and words.

  • It’s a great pastime Corri! Thanks so much for your visit and the favourite, much appreciated! :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • leonie7
    leonie7about 4 years ago

    outstanding work and words Chris stuning love it lee

  • Hi Lee, thanks so much for your lovely comments :)x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 4 years ago

    Incredibly beautiful image

  • Thanks so much Kathy :) ♥

    – Chris Armytage™

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

    Wow this is beautiful work. love the colours.

  • Thanks so much Andrea :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • EvalineMerlin
    EvalineMerlinabout 4 years ago

    What a beautiful work and written words, wonderful atmosphere!

  • Thank you so much for your lovely comments Evaline, and the favourite too is much appreciated :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTabout 4 years ago

    great work

  • Many thanks Sylvia :) x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • riata66
    riata66about 4 years ago

    Beautiful image full of peace and serenity.

  • Thanks so much Karen, I appreciate your visit :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Marie Luise  Strohmenger
    Marie Luise S...about 4 years ago

    It looks very romantic

  • It’s a very beautiful place Marie, popular for romantic holidays! Thanks so much for your lovely comment :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • trish725
    trish725about 4 years ago

  • How lovely! Thanks so very much for featuring “Peace”, Trish, I’m always delighted to be featured in The World As We See It :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparabout 4 years ago

    Great Work ..!!

  • Many thanks for your kind comments Vaggy ;))

    – Chris Armytage™

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