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© 2010 Chris Armytage, Fine Art Photography, Daylesford

“Today I walked on the lion-coloured hills
with only cypresses for company,
until the sunset caught me, turned the brush
to copper
set the clouds
to one great roof of flame
above the earth,
so that I walk through fire, beneath fire,
and all in beauty.
Being alone
I could not be alone, but felt
(closer than flesh) the presence of those
who once had burned in such transfigurations.
My happiness ran through the centuries
in one continual brightness. Looking down,
I saw the earth beneath me like a rose
petaled with mountains,
fragrant with deep peace.”
– Elizabeth Coatsworth, On the Hills, 1924

FEATURED in The World As We See It, 27 September 2010

FEATURED in New Creations of Beautiful Color, The Best of the Best, 30 September 2010

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Two of my own photographs used to make this image, blended and layered with textures from my own stock in Photoshop CS3.

If you like Ways of Walking 1, you might also like Still Water

and By The Lake


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

    Incredibly beautiful image

  • Thanks so much Kathy :) x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisabout 4 years ago

    What a beautiful colors and image… wonderful!!!!

  • Thank you Anna, for such lovely comments, and for the favourite too. Have a lovely day :)x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Cathy  Walker
    Cathy Walkerabout 4 years ago

    stunning Chris~!

  • Thanks so much Cathy :) x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparabout 4 years ago

    Great Work ..,!!

  • Hi Vaggy! Thanks so much for your kind comments :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • trish725
    trish725about 4 years ago

  • Thanks so very much Trish, so thrilled to be featured :) x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Hotshots
    Hotshotsabout 4 years ago

    So warm and inviting !!

  • Thanks so much for your generous comments … the favourite too is very much appreciated :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Brenda Boisvert
    Brenda Boisvertabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful …. the colours are just stunning. Congratulations on your feature, Chris:-)))

  • Thanks so much Brenda! I braved my allergy to the spring wattles and took a couple of shots over the weekend to blend and make this image – so glad you like it :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...about 4 years ago

    Beautiful work, Chris. Love the colors and mood. Congrats on the feature.

  • Thanks so much Carol and Mike :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful work, a well deserved feature.

  • Hi Andrea! Thanks so much for your lovely comments and kind congratulations :))

    – Chris Armytage™

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTabout 4 years ago

    Great image Chris

  • Thanks so much Janusz :)

    – Chris Armytage™

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