Painting of the Day: "Summer Relations" by Philip Barlow

South African painter, Philip Barlow has captured the soft focus effect very well. Love it.
Summer Relations,  oil on canvas, 70 x 100cm by Philip Barlow
The figures in the landscape serve as carriers and reflectors of the light that falls upon them. Bathed in the luminosity, it is my hope that they would become more beautiful. To me, light is the ultimate subject because it embodies the pinnacle of all reality.