Surreal image of Japanese shrine with pelicans.
Several of my own images (including shrine from the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Hill From Sussex, UK and pelicans from California) captured with a Canon 5D MKII processed in Photoshop with further tweaks in the following plugins. Topaz Remask, Topaz Adjust, onOne Perfect Effects, onOne B&W.

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04/25/2013 FEATURED in the redbubble group The GROUP Permanent Feature Page


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Photography has been an obsession since I was 13 years old and went off to Italy clutching my mother’s 1940s roll film camera. I’ve been fooling with computers since I bought an Amiga 1000 back in 1985. My first chunky pixelized images were digitized into that machine using a black and white CCTV camera. At last, with today’s software and hardware I feel that I can create the images I see in my mind’s eye. Visit my website at

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  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandover 1 year ago

    Wow, this one really makes a statement. Awesome creation my friend!!!

  • My internet went down for a while yesterday so I had to amuse myself offline and this was the result! :-)
    I’m real pleased that you liked it, I wasn’t sure I did at first so thanks very much for the boost. Cheers

    – Chris Lord

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carterover 1 year ago

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 1 year ago

    03-06-13 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Much obliged Kira, a feature in Art Universe always means a great deal. Thank you most kindly.

    – Chris Lord

  • Nicole W.
    Nicole W.over 1 year ago

  • Thanks very much Nicole, ‘tis an honor for sure and I’m most grateful, cheers.

    – Chris Lord

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaover 1 year ago

    Excellent Image! 04/25/2013
    Absolutely gorgeous work of art and creativity!
    Please Congratulate your fellow members in this features forum. Click Here
    Please feel free to add a click-able link to your image in the forum for everyone to see your whole image!

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