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Beautiful Ganga

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This is an artistically enhanced image of the sacred Ganga or Ganges River, as seen from the traditional mela grounds in Allahabad (formerly: Prayag), Uttar Pradesh, India.


Background:

The photograph from which this image was born was taken by artist Eppi Sukhu in February of 2010. After development, it was scanned by her, and then enhanced using digital techniques and programs, including brush features within Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo XI.

The richness and vibrancy of India truly cannot be captured through a simple photograph or other art form, regardless of artistic skill. Nonetheless, the great vibrancy and melody of colour that you see in this piece, including its suggestion of marriage between watercolour brush stroke and crisp acrylic colour, effectively represent the artist's experience of the rich spirituality, astounding beauty, multiplicity and vibrancy of colour, great depth, and cultural vibrancy that is India, and the Ganges River. As such, she offers a unique, expressionistic-style glimpse of the true beauty that is India to others, making India, and in particular this impression of India, more within the reach of all.


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More: limited edition print! To learn more or to obtain your signed/autographed and numbered print, email support.blissfulself@gmail.com.

Tools include: camera. Meditation. Emotion. Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo XI.
Image details
Image size
2048x1360px 219.64 KB
Make
SONY
Model
DSC-P52
Shutter Speed
10/300 second
Aperture
F/3.8
Focal Length
6 mm
ISO Speed
120
Date Taken
Feb 5, 2010, 7:24:22 AM
© 2010 - 2021 Eppi-Sukhu
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Airbrushman1's avatar
beautiful pic I like the colors
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Just a quick FYI: print specs and availability has changed. Click through to sale page for details. Xox
Ricktw's avatar
Beyond the words.... Outstanding.
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Thank you!! It felt most magical...meditative...wonderful. I'm thrilled that you appreciate it.
this work is absolutely jaw dropping!i've seen the snap.
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Thank you!! I'm thrilled and honoured.
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[Available for sale as: (i) giclée/giclee on premium matte paper with or without a frame, or, (ii) giclée on premium canvas with or a without frame. Click on “Paper” under “Fine Art Prints” after you've selected “Buy This Print” to choose either premium matte paper or premium canvas.]
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***Update/Changes: currently *not* available on canvas.
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