© Amy M. Wilson


Uploaded: August 28, 2009 03:53:44


I wonder how many hands these books have passed through, what future teachers, doctors, scientists, etc... poured over their pages and how many minds were molded by their content?.... Creative Power at it's finest... KNOWLEDGE!

Finalist - August 2009
*Monthly Theme* - Creative Power
Photo taken at restored One-Room Schoolhouse Atlantic #40, Derry, PA.


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 28, 2009

Great composition, colours and details, Amy. This is a wonderful series. #1173526

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe August 28, 2009

There are certainly some well-worn pages on that shelf...very nice image and color tones! #7894989

Renee Doyle level-classic August 28, 2009

Terrific capture and superb treatment Amy!!!! #7895022

Eugenio Diaz August 28, 2009

Fantastic capture!!!
The power of knowledge...books!!!
Wtg, Amy! #7895049

Alan L. Borror August 28, 2009

great image, Amy! Really strikes a cord in the age of TV and the internet! #7895051

Heather Thorsen August 28, 2009

Beautifully done Amy. The deep rich colours are so good too. #7895071

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 28, 2009

Oh, such wonderful old books and such wonderfully rich color! Perfect for the monthly theme - have to agree completely with Alan..hopefully, we haven't lost the sheer pleasure of a comfortable chair and a good book...Let's hope not! Great job! #7895089

Courtenay Vanderbilt August 28, 2009

I love these old books and how you captured them, Amy! Wonderful for the MT! #7895115

Cathy Barrows August 28, 2009

fantastic...you captured this perfectly #7895347

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 28, 2009

Awesome lighting....perfect for the MT #7895353

frank w. degenhardt August 28, 2009

Amy- Not only are you a gifted artist, but from your description of this picture and the thoughts behind it, you also possess wisdom.
Ilove the pov and the fact that the bookd do look like they have been read many times by many readers. Clarity of the titles are sharp, the colors and textures so beautiful. Love the treatment and the way it ties in with the age of the books.
And what an entry for the MT. Very thoughtful and creative.
Gorgeous work my friend.
You have yourself a wonderful day and do take care. #7895446

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 28, 2009

Perfection, Amy, in capture and for the MT. Love it. #7895508

Amy M. Wilson August 28, 2009

Thanks so much Tammy, Agnes, Renee, Eugenio, Alan, Heather, Valarie, Courtenay, Cathy, Linda, Frank & Mary Beth! #7895586

Debra K. Johnson August 28, 2009

This is So Perfect for the MT. Wonderful image & description. Well done. #7895603

Melissa G. Meiselman August 28, 2009

I love your collection of vintage books, Amy!! They look wonderful and your shot is taken with amazingly sharp detail, terrific light and outstanding composition!!! #7895647

Julianna J. Collett August 28, 2009

Oh how I love old books! Well done! #7895677

Douglas Pignet August 28, 2009

Wonderful work and great capture. Love the colors and comp. #7895712

Lynn M. Whitt August 28, 2009

fantastic image... #7895757

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 28, 2009

Beautiful image. The colors and clarity are terrific, Amy. #7896090

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe August 28, 2009

A beautiful interpretation of the monthly theme! LOVE this photo and treatment!

ccc #7896186

Amy M. Wilson August 28, 2009

Thanks Debra, Melissa, Julianna, Doug, Lynn, Leslie & Candice! #7896244

Valentin M. Armianu August 28, 2009

Great entry for the MT!! Excellent colors details and treatment!! #7896586

A P August 28, 2009

Wonderful MT entry Amy. Love the textures on those old books. Outstanding capture. #7896856

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe August 28, 2009

What a perfect capture of these old and well used books, Amy!! Outstanding!! I see Gold here!! #7896920

Amy M. Wilson August 29, 2009

Thanks so much Valentin, Ann & Denny! #7898202

Christine Lobsinger level-classic August 29, 2009

Beautiful Concept... excellent for the MT... wonderfully presented Amy...
CONGRATS on your EP!!!

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic August 30, 2009

fantastic work, Amy! love the compo & detail..very well presented! #7899964

Amy M. Wilson August 31, 2009

Thanks Christine & a2o! #7903197

Jim Baines August 31, 2009

Exceptionally well done, Amy! I don't know what you "touched" this one with, but keep using it! #7905118

Debra R. Harder September 01, 2009

Beautiful, Amy! The tones, textures, details, colors, lighting and composition are fantastic. This has such a wonderful richness to it. GORGEOUS...and an excellent MT entry!! Deb #7907198

Amy M. Wilson September 02, 2009

Thanks Jim & Deb! #7910338

Daniella Puente September 03, 2009

Another wonderful photo... #7912753

A P September 19, 2009

congrats! Pictures, Images and Photos

WTG Outstanding Finalist #7956966

Christine Lobsinger level-classic September 19, 2009

Another awesome Finalist Shot Amy...
CHRISTINE #7957282

Tommy E. Burgess September 20, 2009

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Amy!! #7957530

Lynn M. Whitt September 20, 2009

Congratulations Amy on your great finalist.... #7958424

Courtenay Vanderbilt September 20, 2009

It's a rainy day in Georgia and perfect for congratulating my friends on their wonderful finalists!! I love this image, Amy, Congratulations! #7958506

Janet Daniel September 20, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Amy! #7958649

Jessica Jenney September 20, 2009

Congratulatuions, Amy on your fantastic finalist! #7958795

Tammy Scott level-classic September 20, 2009

Congratulations on an awesome finalist! #7958894

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 20, 2009

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7959034

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Congratulations Amy on this wonderful Finalist. Good luck to you in the next round #7959189

Ruth Grimm September 20, 2009

Congratulations, Amy!! GREAT image, deserved finalist!! Good luck in the next round!! #7959232

Leslie McLain level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Amy. #7959251

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 20, 2009

Wonderful shot....Congratulations and good luck in the next round!!!!!!! #7959314

Patrick Rouzes September 20, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your amazing finalist, Amy!!! #7959769

Debra K. Johnson September 20, 2009

Congratulations! #7959982

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 20, 2009

What beautiful tones and details, Amy. Makes me yearn for a cold winter day, a warm fire, and nothing to do but read. Congratulations on the finalist badge and good luck in the next round. #7960027

Melissa G. Meiselman September 20, 2009

Exquisite finalist!! Congratulations, Amy!!!! #7960229

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Big Congratulations, Amy, on this well-deserved Finalist! Well done! #7960798

Debra R. Harder September 20, 2009

I loved this the moment I saw it, Amy! Another GOLD winner in my book!! CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!! Deb #7961105

Amy M. Wilson September 20, 2009

Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments, I appreciate them all!!! #7961242

Freddy Bland September 20, 2009

Huge congratulations, Amy! This is outstanding and a well deserved FINALIST!! #7961384

Jeana Clark September 20, 2009

Excellent Capture!!
Congratulations on this
fantastic finalist!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~ #7961651

Dianna Murphy September 20, 2009

I missed this one, its fantastic! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7961848

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Big congratulations Amy, on your excellent and well deserved finalist!!
I knew we would see this one again, gold next!!

Linda A. Braddock September 20, 2009

Amy, Beautiful Finalist, Congratulations! #7962605

Valentin M. Armianu September 20, 2009

Congratulations on another wonderful Finalist!! #7962858

Stephen Zacker September 20, 2009

Like the colors and textures. Congratulations #7963379

Sam Britt September 20, 2009

Big congrats on this finalist, Amy! #7963839

ROLAN NARMAN September 20, 2009

Huge congrats on this fantastic finalist Amy! #7964008

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe September 20, 2009

A gorgeous finalist, Amy!! Huge congratulations!!! #7964501

Amy M. Wilson September 21, 2009

Thanks all for the wonderful comments! #7965363

frank w. degenhardt September 21, 2009

A big huge Congratulations for getting a Finalist on this beautiful work of art. Way to go girl. #7965630

Karen Bacon September 21, 2009

Congratulations again Amy!!! #7966594

Colleen Farrell September 21, 2009

Well-seen and beautifully composed! Big congrats on this well-deserved finalist, Amy! #7967025

Renee Doyle level-classic September 21, 2009

I'm so pleased you moved this up front of your gallery ...... somehow I missed congratulating you on this one when going through the finalists ..... so BIG Congratulations Amy on this superb finalist!!! #7967359

Julianna J. Collett September 21, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding achievements! #7968106

Alex T. Mizuno September 21, 2009

Very creative shot Amy! Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #7968131

Amy M. Wilson September 21, 2009

Thanks Frank, Karen, Colleen, Renee, Julianna & Alex! #7969137

Wendy Moghadam September 21, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist! #7969247

Daniella Puente September 22, 2009

Is great to see this here Amy! congrats and good luck next :))) #7970832

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic September 22, 2009

huge congrats on this well-deserved & outstanding finalist, Amy! #7971028

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 22, 2009

Outstanding - Congrats Amy on your Finalist!! Jeff #7971351

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 22, 2009

Congratulations on this great finalist Amy, I love it

jo ann c. #7971609

Amy M. Wilson September 22, 2009

Thanks Wendy, Daniella, a2o, Jeff & Jo Ann! #7972304

Kelly S. Cavanaugh September 23, 2009

Fantastic work, Amy! Congratulations on your finalist!! #7974171

Joanna Madloch September 26, 2009

Amy, I love pictures of books and this one is just exquisite. #7986780

Joseph M. Muench level-classic November 23, 2009

Awesome capture...great composition, textures, and colors!
-Joe #8158636

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