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Charles Dickens Works

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THE THREE "R"'s! Remember Those Days???
Reading, Writing and Arithmetic !!!

They Don't Get Much Better Then Charles Dickens Works

These Amazing Old Original Classics
Can Be Found In A Guarded Cabinet
At
Heritage Park
CALGARY, ALBERTA. CANADA

I will include the colored version below.

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Laura E. Swan
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    !!! Something To Read On The Ghost Train Home !!!


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11/8/2010 8:50:05 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Gord MacEachern
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Hi Laura, fantastic capture, love it!!

11/8/2010 8:49:21 AM

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Thank You Gord! Sorry that you got lost in Cyber Space for a few minutes!!!


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11/8/2010 9:02:03 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Terrific theme entry, Laura -- love old books!


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11/8/2010 9:30:29 AM

 
JudyAnn Rector
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Nice job, Laura... love the tone you used... it is very thought provoking for me, maybe because I also love old books?


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11/8/2010 9:38:40 AM

 
Ron McEwan
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Terrific find Laura and presented well. The tones gives it even more of a vintage look.


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11/8/2010 10:10:24 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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I like how you presented these classics, Laura! Love the tones, clarity, & vintage look! Superb MT entry, my friend!


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11/8/2010 10:46:35 AM

 
John Connolly
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What a great theme entry, Laura! It will be good to have a nice book to read, as our train takes us home!


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11/8/2010 12:25:44 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Excellent capture and tones Laura! Jeff


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11/8/2010 12:34:26 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Super MT, LOTW...I love old books also and your treatment gives them such a well used tonal vintage look...AND 1/15th sec, wide open - handheld??? No room for mistakes there! Oh my gosh, girl...you are rock steady...(now, I'll be humming that song all night - love Aretha!) Well done!


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11/8/2010 3:17:51 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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What a wonderful theme capture :)


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11/8/2010 3:37:03 PM

 
Dick  W. Wyatt
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Nice Capture.
Good eye , Laura.


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11/9/2010 1:16:55 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Wonderful vintage work, Laura.


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11/9/2010 2:36:50 AM

 
Douglas Perry
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Cool MT shot. I think I have read a few of those.


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11/9/2010 3:37:17 AM

 
Melissa Olsen
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Wonderful work and presentation.


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11/9/2010 9:54:22 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Perfect tones to achieve the vintage feel of these great old classics, Laura...a good one!! Great MT entry! :)


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11/9/2010 6:58:42 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Like the old feeling you have given this image


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11/10/2010 2:28:01 PM

 
Karen Kessler
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I like the vintage look better! :) Great find, Sis! Glad we all have something to read on our ride home!


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11/10/2010 6:08:06 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving EFP! 8o)
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11/20/2010 4:03:50 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Thank you everyone!!! :)))

MUCH Appreciated!!!

-Laura


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11/20/2010 5:00:55 PM

 
John Connolly
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An excellent image to re enter in the monthly theme, Sister Swanee! The way things are going at the moment books look like becoming obsolete in a few years!


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9/10/2012 2:42:22 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Brother, you are so right. It's so sad. I love books and have hundreds of them. Not being read either. Here I sit and I search Google when I need something...Sad state of affairs...I will miss books, and will hold on to mine until they are pried from my arms...even if I am not reading them. Lol...

Thanks for the visit. I owe you one. :)

-Swanee:D


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9/10/2012 2:49:58 PM

 
Neal D. Hatcher
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Fantastic capture


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9/10/2012 6:38:53 PM

 
Wm Nosal
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:) Cool Laura!
We Still Have Lots Of Book Stores
Here And More Opening Up Every Month :)
New and Used :) Books Live!


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9/10/2012 6:47:21 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Neal! Thank you! :)

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Hi Wm! Yippeeeeeeeee!BOOKS LIVE! That is the best news I have heard all day! :))))

THINK OF WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF THIS WORLD LOST ELECTRICITY!!! (And the "pas-say" idea of books had been destroyed?!)

We'd be a lost world! The new generations would be born uneducated and stay that way!!! WOW! SPOOKY THOUGHT!!! Back to scribbling on cave walls! That fast!

Happy to see you visiting!

-Laura :D


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9/10/2012 8:04:09 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Excellent choice for a re-submit in this month's MT category, Pom! This is the first time I've seen the image, and it's definitely Gold Winner material!


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9/11/2012 4:10:35 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Mare! Gosh, your encouragement is always a wonderful shot in the arm for me. :) (Isn't that a weird saying??? Sounds like a 'junkie' term but my parents age group used to say it!! HeeHee!)

There are so many treasures at Heritage Park here in Calgary, and their books are only part of it. I need to go there again and load up on gems.

Thanks for being such a wonderful supporter of my work.

-Pomagrateful :D


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9/11/2012 8:47:35 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Great treatment on these old classics, Laura. Perfect for MT.


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9/12/2012 12:56:09 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Emile! Thanks lots!! :) -Laura


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9/12/2012 3:19:09 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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I've read not one of them! A super capture for the theme!! :)


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9/12/2012 3:52:33 PM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Wonderful capture Laura..have to say I like the Sepia Toned one...really a throw back to the "good old days"...I'm with so many of you...I'm a bookaphile...love books to the point I probably can open a library in my own home....Long Live Paper Books! =^..^=


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9/15/2012 7:38:01 AM

 
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer
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I love the works of Charles Dickens too and I love this image, SSSL. It is simply perfect!!!


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9/16/2012 2:52:27 AM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Beautiful rendition in B&W and so appropriate for reminding us that hard copies of these books are now priceless in the digital age. So wonderful to have the classics.


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9/18/2012 5:38:32 PM

 
Douglas Perry
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Good MT entry!


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9/20/2012 6:51:15 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Love it Laura, you saw and presented something the average photographer missed, love it! And...the books!

jo ann c.


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9/24/2012 8:15:34 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Love the books and both versions Laura! :)


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9/24/2012 8:35:06 AM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Would make a great puzzle Laura.


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1/10/2013 11:06:14 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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I'd love to read ALLLLLLLL of the classics. I know I would be much more rich inside for having done so.

Now If I would ONLY turn the computer off! Lol...

Thank you everyone. It's a joy to have you visiting.

-SSSLaura et al...


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1/11/2013 11:45:20 AM

 
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