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Taken on a walk near my home in Fremont, California
Canon S5 with a texture layer added from Jerry Jones (aka Shadowhouse Creations).
262 views as of Oct..21, 2011
Featured in Art Universe – Sept.2011
Winner of the Childhood Memories challenge in Layered Up group -10/2011


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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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  • linaji
    linajialmost 3 years ago

    Oh my… simply POWERFUL

  • maggie326
    maggie326almost 3 years ago

    wonderful image great work

  • Gretchen Dunham
    Gretchen Dunhamalmost 3 years ago

    Really beautiful piece.

  • Azellah
    Azellahalmost 3 years ago

    Ahh, lovely.

  • Dwarkan
    Dwarkanalmost 3 years ago

    Splendid capture and editing… so many chilhood memories in this image… love it !!!

  • Rhonda Strickland
    Rhonda Stricklandover 2 years ago


  • Dianne English
    Dianne Englishover 2 years ago

    Very strong image leaves one to make their own minds up about what is going on !!!

  • tori yule
    tori yuleover 2 years ago

    strong feelings here, a wonderful capture, Ellen.

  • Qnita
    Qnitaover 2 years ago

    Love it!

  • vividpeach
    vividpeachover 2 years ago


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