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© 2010 Chris Armytage, Fine Art Photography, Daylesford

*Hundreds of spring flowers
the autumnal moon
A refreshing summer breeze
winter snow
Free thy mind of all idle thoughts
And for thee how enjoyable every season is!

Essays in Zen Buddhism – First Series 349*

A bit of whimsy on a lazy Saturday afternoon – several of my own photographs layered and altered in Photoshop CS3. Thanks to my friend Hiroshi for allowing me to take his photo.

If you like Idle Thoughts, you may also like Hidden


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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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  • leonie7
    leonie7over 3 years ago

    you know i really love the colours in this beautiful work of art Chris it is a stuning image to look at well done love it lee

  • Thanks Lee :)) I was just having some fun this afternoon, and I love doing this colourful stuff … thanks so much for the fave and I’m so glad you like my happy idle thoughts lol chris xx

    – Chris Armytage™

  • JoStewart
    JoStewartover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image love the layers, depth colour just stunning. :)

  • Thanks so much Jo, that is a wonderful compliment coming from you – your work is amazing!

    – Chris Armytage™

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisover 3 years ago

    wonderful image with supersplendid colors…

  • Thank you so much dear Anna, for all your generous comments and the favourites too … I so appreciate your friendship and support :)xx

    – Chris Armytage™

  • helmutk
    helmutkover 3 years ago

    Wonderful work!

  • Thanks so much Helmut :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • rjheller1150
    rjheller1150over 3 years ago

    Very very Nice Chris…..a reflective piece for me.

  • Many thanks Rick, so appreciated :)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 3 years ago

    How wonderful! Like a beautiful daydream!

  • Hi Aunt Dot, thanks so much :)x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    Lovely colourful image, beautiful work.

  • Andrea, thanks so very much :)x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 3 years ago

    Gorgeous colours and blend Chris, lovely work

  • Trudi, thanks so much for the fave and your lovely words, so appreciated :)x

    – Chris Armytage™

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 3 years ago

    (your vote is needed here !)

  • Thanks so much Francis:)

    – Chris Armytage™

  • robpixaday
    robpixadayover 3 years ago

    Ooooooooo……………this is gorgeous!!!!!

  • Hi Robin, so happy you like my Idle Thoughts LOL … I love doing these colorful images they’re just so much fun to work on … happy hugs :))

    – Chris Armytage™

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