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Halcyon
"Halcyon"

9.24/10 rating
(62 votes)

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We recently returned from visiting Jessie's family in beautiful Little Rock, Arkansas. Her brother's family lives by a pond and we all walked over one afternoon so the boys could go fishing. While they fished I wandered off and noticed this bright white bird (some sort of heron) standing in red watergrass against a green background. I thought it was a striking scene so I snapped a mental picture of it for later. I hope you like my version.

Thanks to my son Jason for helping me think of a proper title!

Member Comments

WeeSam
"Perfect!"
Just perfect. So peaceful and serene. Beautiful.

Mon August 13, 2018 at 6:18 pm

Rodewaryer
"Nailed It"
This is stupendous, whilst not some stunning planetscape or blazing intergalactic phenomenon, it IS bleedin' perfect. Sometimes simple beauty is impressive enough.

Sun August 12, 2018 at 10:23 pm

ChrisW
"Down on the bayou"
I like it. Different from most of your other vistas, but it makes a nice companion piece to "Last Gold."

Sun August 12, 2018 at 4:25 pm

Overdrive
"pickle jar?"
Great work! Stunning light, colors and atmosphere. Would love to see a pickle jar version without the bird. Then I would give it a 10.



9*

Sun August 12, 2018 at 9:14 am

Gene
"Spellbinding..."
Wow, just wow...

Fri August 10, 2018 at 10:55 pm

Camille
"Mistwood Fen"
Truly awesome! Looks like a photo, but with extra dimension. Love the colors, and the water looks very real. Great job! Also, tell Jason that he thought of a perfect title for this project.

Fri August 10, 2018 at 2:16 pm

Glen
"GREAT WORK!"
I really love the inclusion of wildlife, especially as prevalent as it is. Outstanding, more like this!

Wed August 8, 2018 at 7:17 pm

Tez
"Delightfully real"
Absolutely stunning! So true to life.

My first reaction ..

I froze momentarily so as not to disturb nature as you do..

Wed August 8, 2018 at 6:36 pm

chiops
"I want be be there!!"
Spectacular! Rich in colour, composition, and perspective. I just wish I was rowing in a boat with that image as my POV.

Tue August 7, 2018 at 5:45 pm

Ozaawaagosh
"Simply Beautiful"
This is Simply Beautiful, I love It. Great Render

Mon August 6, 2018 at 6:12 pm

Littlemom
"Another Perfect 10!!!"
Wow two perfect renders in a row!!! You've definitely nailed it!!! Great job Ryan!!!

Mon August 6, 2018 at 11:33 am

Jenanne
"Misty Mistwood"
Your mental camera works very well, Ryan. I particularly like the misty woods in the background. This brings back happy memories of late summer excursions to secluded streams and rivers.

Mon August 6, 2018 at 10:28 am

Mitymous
"Lovely!"
This is a great, calming and subtle image.

Mon August 6, 2018 at 10:02 am

George
"Love it"
This is beautiful, Ryan. Very peaceful, and faithful to natural environment.

Mon August 6, 2018 at 9:53 am

Afya
"Gorgeous."
Understated vegetation, beautiful light, and a unique focal point. The only thing bugging me is that tree, the one with most light on its trunk... its bark pattern looks stretched, and its shape at the top looks artificial. Doesn't seem to belong in the same scene as the exquisitely detailed wader.

Mon August 6, 2018 at 9:45 am

DaveG
"Stunning"
An excellent work of art! Everything blends so well together, and as a previous review says - serene and peaceful.

Mon August 6, 2018 at 9:27 am

Mark A.
"very peaceful"
it's very serene & peaceful.

Mon August 6, 2018 at 8:34 am

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