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For all my sisters who stand alone yet remain strong – full of hope, courage and beauty.
Fremont, California (Mission Hills)

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alone, aorbphotography, courage, ellcot, gold, hills, hope, sisters, strength, trees, one tree hill, grunge, textured landscape, ellen cotton, golden

Being in my 60’s, I am a latecomer to photography. Yet I have found great satisfaction and pleasure in creating digital art from my photographs. Taking pictures was a hobby until surgery in 2001 left me disabled and gave me the opportunity to learn about digital art and photographic software. I’ve been selling my work online and through local galleries since 2009.

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  • Terri Chandler
    Terri Chandlerover 4 years ago

    I love this! Very well done my friend! xo

  • Thank you SO much, Terri! This kind of work is still a bit new to me and I’m a little nervous about posting it. I appreciate your comment immensely!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • Terri Chandler
    Terri Chandlerover 4 years ago

    Oh wow! You did wonderful the first time out! Keep up the good work my friend! xo

  • Not my first time but I’ve only done a few with simple textures – I don’t have any art background, so I usually stick to straight photography. Life is full of new adventures, even at my age LOL!!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • Gretchen  Mueller Steele
    Gretchen Muel...over 4 years ago

    Texture work on this is spot on! This is a beautifully done piece !

  • Thank you so very much for this wonderful comment, Gretchen!! I appreciate it IMMENSELY!!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • sundawg7
    sundawg7over 4 years ago

    A very unique and intriguing image. Well captured & crafted. A definite fave. >Ron<

  • Thank you, Ron!!! You’ve made my day!!!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts Cee and Chris

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchover 4 years ago

    Oh, I just love this!! Beautiful texture work!

  • Wow, thank you, Laurie!!!!! Coming from you I consider that a HUGE compliment! I admire your work very much!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTover 4 years ago

    Wonderful tones and composition, love the processing on this one!!

  • Thank you very much!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...over 4 years ago

    great use of textures. beautiful work

  • Thank you!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • verero
    vereroover 4 years ago

    Impressive work all around: composition, tones, textures are all beautiful!

  • Thank you for the most generous comment, Verena!!

    – Ellen Cotton

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