Ah, the smell of a new box!

© Frank Elder

Ah, the smell of a new box!

Uploaded: September 21, 2006


One of my wife's favorite school memories is the smell of opening a new box of crayons. I gave her this one for Christmas so she could relive those schoolhood days.

Exif: FNumber: 16, ExposureBiasValue: 0/2, ExposureTime: 3.2, Flash: flash fired, ISO: 100, WhiteBalance: manual white balance


Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 21, 2006

O yes, THAT smell! Great capture, Frank. #526655

Melissa G. Meiselman September 21, 2006

This is beautifully captured...great detail..wonderful colors and lighting, Frank!!! #3342237

Revonda L. Gentry September 21, 2006

Fantastic image and thoughtful present!! #3342422

Sarah Baker April 10, 2008

exellent image! very creative! #5773046

Frank Elder April 12, 2008

Thank, you Sarah. Glad you liked it. I visisted your site and enjoyed your pictures of the dogs in action and the flowers. One of the landscape shots look familiar. Sedona? #5779563

Sarah Baker April 13, 2008

Thanks! Yes I did take one of the photos in Sedona. #5784044

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