The Journey by Ellen Cotton

“… the journey from Kamakura to Kyoto takes twelve days. If you travel for eleven but stop with only one day remaining, how can you admire the moon over the capital? "
– The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, p.1027

Waikoloa, Hawai’i (my own image with texture added from here )

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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  • Christina Backus
    Christina Backusover 4 years ago

    Beautiful! And those birds are the icing on the cake!

  • Thank you so much, Christina!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • Martin Williamson (©cobbybrook)
    Martin William...over 4 years ago

    Stunning image!

  • That’s very kind of you, Martin! Thank you!!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoover 4 years ago

    lovely work, well done

  • Thank you so much, Anthony!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosover 4 years ago

    Just so elegant and classical. Love the lighting. This image is fabulous.

  • Thank you VERY much!!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 4 years ago

    beautiful work!

  • Thanks so much, Charmiene!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaover 4 years ago

    So beautiful, Ellen. Lovely and soft

  • Thank you, dear Maureen!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • greenstone
    greenstoneover 4 years ago

    superb composition and shot!!!

  • Thank you very much, Georgie!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • tori yule
    tori yuleover 4 years ago

    Excellent capture of this beautiful place. Love the verse you used, too. Great work, Ellen!!

  • Wow! Another lapse on my part – I guess I am hopelessly delinquent. I always appreciate your visits and it bothers me that I missed these! You’re so kind, Tori!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • Chris Armytage™
    Chris Armytage™about 4 years ago

    Wonderful Ellen!

  • Thank you so much for the generous visits and comments, Chris!!

    – Ellen Cotton

  • kappisan
    kappisanabout 4 years ago

    just before i go and dream….
    another Fav!:)

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