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“The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We were visiting our families secondhand book store and my friend was kind enough to pose for some shots…This one has been layered and textured to get ‘the look’ I was after…

Featured on Redbubble Home Page 3rd Jan 2011

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  • Lissie E J
    Lissie E Jabout 4 years ago

    Some light reading I see :) Great shot Carol

  • lol…Yep! Thanks Lissie :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic b&w- superb shot and subject!

  • Thank You For Your Kind Comment :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Andrew Paranavitana
    Andrew Paranav...about 4 years ago

    I finally made it to your folio :) I love second hand book shops.. such a sense of peace and nostalgia, much like this piece!

  • Thank You Kindly :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Harry Oldmeadow
    Harry Oldmeadowabout 4 years ago

    really good photo Carol — as a book addict I especially appreciate it!

  • I know what you mean…every time I leave this store I have my arms full!
    Thanks for the encouraging comment on the photo :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Cleber Photography Design
    Cleber Photogr...about 4 years ago

    Great composition. Great tones!

  • Thanks for your lovely comment…appreciated :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Tania Palermo
    Tania Palermoabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful mood…I love getting lost in a bookstore.

  • Thankyou…Yes, bookstores can do that!…I love this one as it belongs to family and I can waste away the hours…even afterhours!!!

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Lenoirrr
    Lenoirrrabout 4 years ago

    Love it, I would wanna be there right now!

  • Thankyou so much :-)
    It is an awesome place to discover hidden treasures!!!

    – Carol Knudsen

  • PS: Thanks for the Fave too :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • ashpipedevil
    ashpipedevilabout 4 years ago

    ‘Shelf’ portrait perhaps…great shot.

  • lol…No a friend! Thankyou Phil for your lovely comment :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • ericseyes
    ericseyesabout 4 years ago

    Well done, looks great!

  • Thankyou heaps! You are very kind :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • SPFisher
    SPFisherabout 4 years ago

    this has a lovely mood to it

  • Thankyou so much Simone…you are very kind!!! :-)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • PS: Thankyou for adding this to your favorites as well:-)

    – Carol Knudsen

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