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“Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of change, windows on the world, “Lighthouses” as the poet said “erected in the sea of time.” They are companions, teachers,magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind, Books are humanity in print."
~Arthur Schopenhauer

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Shot in my mother-in-law’s home.
Northport, New York

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ImageWriting March 2011
Representational Digital Art March 2011
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Story Through Image March 2011
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Visual Texture April 2011
Equisition April 2011
Art Universe April 2011
Nostalgic Art and Photography April 2011
Cottage Living April 2011
High quality Images April 2011
The Woman Photographer May 2011
Friends of RedBubble May 2011
The Art of Still Life May 2011
Tools June 2011
RB Homepage Feature Aug, 20, 2011
Vanitas Still Life Sept 2011
All About New York State Sept 2011
Peace Love Tranquility Feb 2012
Truly the Best Feb 2012
Creative Images Feb 2012
Creative Talented and Unknown Feb 2012
Artistic Still Life Feb 2012
Your Indoor Living Space April 2012
First Things May 2012
Life in the City, Suburbs May 2012
Grunge it Up July 2012
Still Life Photography Aug 2012
Tuesday Afternoon Aug 2012
Moody & Evocative Aug 2012
The Breakfast Club Aug 2012
Old Things are Vintage March 2013
The Group March 2013
Everyday Women May 2013
Still Life Fine Art and Food July 2013
! 100% ! July 2013
Country Living July 2013
breaking the boundaries July 2013
! Inspired Art ! Oct 2013
International Women’s Photography Oct 2013
Everything Old a New Treasure June 2014

edited in PS CS 5

textures by Shadowhouse Creations

Challenge Winners
JPG Cast-offs May 2011

If It Doesn’t Belong April 2012

Artistic Still Lifes in Green
Green Artistry June 2012

Live, Love, Dream April 2014

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Features 3/27/11
Story through Image April 2011

Time May 2011
Art Universe

Layers and Textures… Still Life…
Featured For A Challenge Sept 2011

Nostalgic Still life
Nostalgic Photography Dec 2011

The Vibration of Still Life
Vibration in Art March 2012

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New To Vintage Sept 2012

Textures Challenge
The Power Of Photography Dec 2012

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  • wildone
    wildonealmost 4 years ago
    stunning work
  • Thank you!

    – tori yule

  • Finbarr Reilly
    Finbarr Reillyalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent capture and treatment

  • Thanks so much!!

    – tori yule

  • JanT
    JanTalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely work and apt Schopenhauer quote, tori. But educate me: that’s a book-cover tool of some sort? Excellent angles and setup.

  • Hi Jan, That’s a candle that my mother-in-law sat on top of the books. I’m not sure about a book cover tool. The set up is hers, I took the photograph. Thank you, I always appreciate your feedback.

    – tori yule

  • ’ i believe the tool is a candle holder that when placed under the book balances the candle above the pages so one could read in the dark.’ according to Teri. That makes sense, Jan, and I thought my mother-in-law just liked how it looked.

    – tori yule

  • Jessica Jenney
    Jessica Jenneyalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous work, Tori!

  • Thank you Jessica!

    – tori yule

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkeralmost 4 years ago

    wow..this looks fabulous, well done!

  • Thanks so much, Catherine!

    – tori yule

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you!!

    – tori yule

  • lianne
    liannealmost 4 years ago

    One of my very favorites of yours Tori – wonder why? I sooooooooo love books, particularly old ones and you’ve treated this beautiful still life with such a sense of nostalgia. Gorgeous work, my dear friend. xox

  • Hi Lianne. I’m so happy to see you here. I so love books, too. They are one of my favorite things in the world. It’s a joy to know that this touched you, and I’m glad you feel well enough to share your thoughts. Love to you my friend. xxxx

    – tori yule

  • Ellen Cotton
    Ellen Cottonalmost 4 years ago

    I totally agree with Lianne! Beautiful work, Tori!!!

  • Thank you Ellen!!

    – tori yule

  • DottieDees
    DottieDeesalmost 4 years ago

    So very beautiful!

  • Thank you so much!

    – tori yule

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous image Tori. The history is permeating even the techno plastic .. :O) x

  • Thanks so much for your visit and comment, it is very much appreciated.

    – tori yule

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