Reading

Laura E. Swan Student 11/8/2010 8:50:05 AM

!!! Something To Read On The Ghost Train Home !!! #1325136

Laura E. Swan 11/8/2010 9:02:03 AM

Gord MacEachern
member since: 12/21/2007

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!!! #9021196

Monnie Ryan 11/8/2010 9:30:29 AM

Terrific theme entry, Laura -- love old books! #9021264

JudyAnn Rector 11/8/2010 9:38:40 AM

Nice job, Laura... love the tone you used... it is very thought provoking for me, maybe because I also love old books? #9021285

Ron McEwan 11/8/2010 10:10:24 AM

Terrific find Laura and presented well. The tones gives it even more of a vintage look. #9021348

Patrick Rouzes 11/8/2010 10:46:35 AM

I like how you presented these classics, Laura! Love the tones, clarity, & vintage look! Superb MT entry, my friend! #9021380

John Connolly 11/8/2010 12:25:44 PM

What a great theme entry, Laura! It will be good to have a nice book to read, as our train takes us home! #9021524

Jeff W. Robinson 11/8/2010 12:34:26 PM

Excellent capture and tones Laura! Jeff #9021534

Val Feldman 11/8/2010 3:17:51 PM

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! #9021775

Tammy Espino 11/8/2010 3:37:03 PM

What a wonderful theme capture :) #9021797

Dick W. Wyatt 11/9/2010 1:16:55 AM

Nice Capture.
Good eye , Laura. #9022365

Michelle Alton 11/9/2010 2:36:50 AM

Wonderful vintage work, Laura. #9022467

Douglas Perry 11/9/2010 3:37:17 AM

Cool MT shot. I think I have read a few of those. #9022618

Melissa Olsen 11/9/2010 9:54:22 AM

Wonderful work and presentation. #9023481

Patricia A. Coblentz 11/9/2010 6:58:42 PM

Perfect tones to achieve the vintage feel of these great old classics, Laura...a good one!! Great MT entry! :) #9024480

Stephen Zacker 11/10/2010 2:28:01 PM

Like the old feeling you have given this image #9026312

Karen Kessler 11/10/2010 6:08:06 PM

I like the vintage look better! :) Great find, Sis! Glad we all have something to read on our ride home! #9026713

Nancyj Hovey 11/20/2010 4:03:50 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving EFP! 8o)
Photobucket #9053957

Laura E. Swan 11/20/2010 5:00:55 PM

Thank you everyone!!! :)))

MUCH Appreciated!!!

-Laura #9054119

John Connolly 9/10/2012 2:42:22 PM

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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Laura E. Swan 9/10/2012 2:49:58 PM

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 #10317188

Neal D. Hatcher 9/10/2012 6:38:53 PM

Fantastic capture #10317414

Wm Nosal 9/10/2012 6:47:21 PM

:) Cool Laura!
We Still Have Lots Of Book Stores
Here And More Opening Up Every Month :)
New and Used :) Books Live! #10317438

Laura E. Swan 9/10/2012 8:04:09 PM

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 #10317527

Mary K. Robison 9/11/2012 4:10:35 AM

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! #10317906

Laura E. Swan 9/11/2012 8:47:35 PM

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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Emile Abbott 9/12/2012 12:56:09 PM

Great treatment on these old classics, Laura. Perfect for MT. #10319945

Laura E. Swan 9/12/2012 3:19:09 PM

Hi Emile! Thanks lots!! :) -Laura #10320155

Tammy Espino 9/12/2012 3:52:33 PM

I've read not one of them! A super capture for the theme!! :) #10320205

PATRICIA A. CASEY 9/15/2012 7:38:01 AM

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! =^..^= #10323856

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 9/16/2012 2:52:27 AM

I love the works of Charles Dickens too and I love this image, SSSL. It is simply perfect!!!
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Reynaldo D. Reyes 9/18/2012 5:38:32 PM

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. #10328412

Douglas Perry 9/20/2012 6:51:15 PM

Good MT entry! #10331087

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/24/2012 8:15:34 AM

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

jo ann c. #10335484

Daniella Puente 9/24/2012 8:35:06 AM

Love the books and both versions Laura! :) #10335507

Sherran Andersen 1/10/2013 11:06:14 PM

Would make a great puzzle Laura. #10509259

Laura E. Swan 1/11/2013 11:45:20 AM

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... #10510447


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Description


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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TV 1/15, AV 2.8 Hand Held. Natural Light Only

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/15 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, FocalLength: 4.60 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

Uploaded on 11/8/2010 8:47:09 AM

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