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28 November 2007


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Thanks Corey. I need to learn to "see" what I'm looking at.

Every picture tells a story
I love you dear one.
Love Jeanne

another post so inspiring !!
You should write articles for antiquités magazine in France , their articles are often so boring

This is a good reminder to slow down and really look at things. You do wonders with a camera.


Simply gorgeous at always. I don't know about you, but I find that just having a blog makes me take the time to notice little things, appreciate gentle curves, patches slightly discolored--I saw an old chainlink fence propped up against a wall the other day and took a photo of the gorgeous swirly links that aren't made that way anymore. I'm not sure I would've even noticed that even a year ago.

Yet another thing to be thankful for this month :)

These are such enchanting pictures. The leather bound books, especially, make me want to visit the antique market!

Um that should be "Simply gorgeous as always."

details! often not noticed, taken for granted, less important within an object.
yet they tell us structures of all kind, either beautiful and subtle or rather make our head turn away...
i could spent my days studying up close.
yours are definitly worth while...

I agree whole-heartedly! It is all about the details. This is why it often takes me many long hours to get through an antique store or flea market. I have to look at every nook and crannie!

you are marvelous....and it's nice to see what you see.


In the quiet of today, to have eyes to look for the small things...

I send love,

You've given me a whole new perspective. Instead of looking at the whole picture and thinking you're taking in everything, it's when you look up close at the details that you really see what's there.

Corey - your photographs are just beautiful! Marva

Things handed down have so much to tell, don't they?

You have a few "personal" details I'd like to take notice of...

(sorry couldn't resist)

Gorgeous and inspiring as always Corey!

Do you see antiques differently through your lense vs. seeing them in a shop? I wonder if sometimes the different perspectives conjure different thoughts?

What happened on that last one, the clock - someone didn't want to get out of bed? Wife threw clock at cheating husband? Fell off the bedside table during passionate exchange? Who knows, but these pictures hold many secrets.

I find the "close ups", little snippets f the whole so much more fascinating.

Dearest Corey,

Your series of photos struck me so hard this morning. We lost George last night. Each picture sang of strength and farewell. I've bookmarked this page to look at from time to time for a while.


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