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© 2010 Chris Armytage, Fine Art Photography, Daylesford

It was the time when there comes a brief pause in the toil of the fields before the beginning of the labors of harvest—every year recurring, every year straining every nerve of the peasants. The crop was a splendid one, and bright, hot summer days had set in with short, dewy nights.
- Leo Tolstoy – Anna Karenina

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Photograph of canola fields taken near Hamilton in Victoria, Australia, with a Panasonic FZ20, layered with textures from my own photo stock in Photoshop CS

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yellow, countryside, australia, crops, canola, gold, green, chris armytage, panorama, landscape

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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  • Lozzar Landscape
    Lozzar Landscapeover 3 years ago

    Beautiful.

  • Thanks Lorraine – it was a bumper canola crop this year – hard to resist all that gorgeous yellow :)x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Lucinda Walter
    Lucinda Walterover 3 years ago

    Wonderful scene.

  • Hi Lucinda, thanks so much :)x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    beautiful

  • Thanks so much for all your visits and lovely comments Sylvia, I so appreciate it :)xx

    – Chris Armytage™

  • leonie7
    leonie7over 3 years ago

    Wow Chris how stuning is this wonderful work my friend and good morning lol lee

  • This was taken about a month ago Lee, also near Hamilton – the original is bright yellow and bright blue sky which was pretty too – maybe I’ll post it sometime.

    – Chris Armytage™

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 3 years ago

    Oh Chris- my turn to get nostalgic. I grew up with dad reading the Russian classics to me, while we waiting for the dusk chorus in the evenings on our back verandah..Such a beautiful series evolving here my friend….love that yellow field! xxx

  • So happy to bring back some happy memories for you dear Rosie – thanks as always for your wonderful support and comments … ♥x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 3 years ago

    Lovely pano and colours Chris beautifully done

  • Hi Trudi, thanks so much for your visit and lovely comments ;)x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 3 years ago

    Beautifully done

  • Thanks so much Kathy :)xx

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Dwarkan
    Dwarkanover 3 years ago

    A beautiful cropping for this splendid crop !!!
    This yellow wave is gorgeous…

  • Merci beaucoup Dominique :) I appreciate your visit and generous comments … xx

    – Chris Armytage™

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    Amazing work Chris, this is beautiful.

  • Thanks so much Andrea, your comments are always so generous and so welcome ;)♥x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 3 years ago

    I really love your work Chris…you are a wonderful artist! :-)

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

    – Chris Armytage™

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