Dissipating Rapture by Andrew Paranavitana

Photographic Prints


Sizing Information

Small 10.7" x 8.0"
Medium 16.0" x 12.0"
Large 21.3" x 16.0"
X large 26.7" x 20.0"


  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

Notre Dame, Paris, captial city of France.

The last in my Notre Dame series. I created six versions of this shot, trying different textures, colours and layers, but this was the first one that moved toward a theme or emotion that I wanted.

It feels quite lonely and stripped of hope to me, but I’m sure it will have varied meaning to the individual.

Featured in Cityscapes & City Skylines

8 layers of texture from www.deviantart.com free use stock – Amurrr. Lightened each layer, adjusted hue and colour levels, blended each with 3 layers of the photo, one b&w, one colour and one desaturated. Flattened image and further colour tweaking and adjusting.

Canon SX100IS

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Edited and layered 9pm


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Andrew is a Melbourne born, independent photographic artist who has exhibited and sold works globally.

Recreating the world as we forgot it..

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  • Denis Molodkin
    Denis Molodkinover 5 years ago

    Outstanding work!

  • Thank you so much Denis!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 5 years ago

    Wow, really loving this work Parmi. Great textures creating amazing and original images with this classic subject.

  • That is so great to hear Rosie! Thank you so very much. I’m really glad the feel of the work is coming through in what I’m doing here :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Elucidate
    Elucidateover 5 years ago

    i love notre dame…

  • Could well be my favourite religious building in the world.

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoover 5 years ago

    great mood and atmosphere Andrew, well done!

  • Thanks heaps mate, much appreciated :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • scottimages
    scottimagesover 5 years ago

    What a fantastic treatment! it looks fantastic! All that work has really paid off mate. The series is wonderful.
    I see a blurb book……

  • I would love to eventually create a blurb book with some of these images, I’ve got a lot of work ahead of me haha! Thanks so much mate, really glad you have enjoyed this series, Notre Dame is such a great place, I put off creating these for way too long!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Oncemore
    Oncemoreover 5 years ago

    I LOVE the tones and feel of this artwork:)

  • Oh thank you very much Vanessa! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • marcwellman2000
    marcwellman2000over 5 years ago

    ohhh this is just so right!

  • What a compliment, thank you so much Marc!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 5 years ago

    Oh man – stunning work – they ought to pay you – the french’ies
    I just jumped the fav button :o))

  • Haha, wouldn’t that be nice! You are too kind Kira, thank you so much! :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • Dinni H
    Dinni Hover 5 years ago

    this series is really coming excellent! oh, the texture iand the mood is soo good here!!!

  • Thank you so much Dinni! That makes everything worthwhile for me :)

    – Andrew Paranavitana

  • RickGeorge
    RickGeorgeover 5 years ago

    A creative and superbly presented series Andrew…well done and congratulations!

  • Many many thanks Rick, I really appreciate your enjoyment and support of this series and all my work mate!

    – Andrew Paranavitana

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