The Book of Wisdom a Lucky Choice

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© JOE FAILK
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A real book 10" thick Printed 1891 by the Century Company New York

The book is not titled "The book of wisdom" but could be.

40 responses

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Have you read it yet Joe? It's Humongous......I mean, where are the Cliff Notes ~ !?! ;)

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Wow! I love how this image turn out to be. Great capture and I love the light and tone, Joe! Now as for the content of this book, I will leave it to you. I have to agree with Maura.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    I love how you have the pages spread apart...I also love the available lighting you used on this shot...You know what you are doing on the exposures...that takes wisdom of its own....Beautiful shot.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    looks great more in the lightbox!

  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    What little pearl have you bookmarked??

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Most excellent entry, Joe. Beautifully composed and lighted.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Excellent! 10" thick!!!! What is it? Quotes from Day Quail?

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Perfect for the theme!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    well done

  • diana

    diana (Deleted) gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    wonderful shot! soooo good in lightbox!!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    EXCELLENT composition! Is that the winning lottery ticket?

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    I read that once.....I don`t remember much about it...I think I like the ending best. P.S. .. good shot.

  • Kevin Ellis

    Kevin Ellis gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Well composed,

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio   gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    GREAT!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (23 Feb 2010):

    Oh my goodness, that is a huge hunk of a book!! Photographed so well Joe! Well done! Hope you read EVERY word!! LOL!

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    Cool find! Art is everywhere.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (most excellently).

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    Wihin the pages a little light reading for Stef to read to you before bedtime. Great image!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    A simply super capture and entry Joe, Bravo!!!!!!!!!!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    I agree,,excellent in every way,,fab entry

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    Beautiful photo and very good entry. LuvIt Joe. dp

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    Wonderful composition, and excellent entry.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    Cool entry Joe!

  • Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith gave props (25 Feb 2010):

    Nice capture.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (25 Feb 2010):

    looks like a dictionary--and I would agree if so. Yes, buy the lottery ticket, but still do the work

  • Angelina

    Angelina gave props (25 Feb 2010):

    Gorgeous!! Even more so in the lightbox!! :)

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    I agree with Angelina, this is great in lightbox!!

  • carrie thompson

    carrie thompson gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    wonderful!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    Excellent Joe!!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    Excellent Joe!!

  • Jamie Nardoni

    Jamie Nardoni (Deleted) gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    i love the way the book is, great shot :)

  • A F

    A F said (26 Feb 2010):

    what a monster

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (27 Feb 2010):

    a cool shot!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (28 Feb 2010):

    So....beautifully captured, Joe. Wonderful entry.

  • Chessaddict *

    Chessaddict * gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    Humm interesting book.... and yeah fantastic capture!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    Love the light and the tones..

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (2 Mar 2010):

    Thinking outside the box, great image! Lovely soft tones and detail, great entry!

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Your lighting and composition are excellent. Wonderful entry for the theme!

  • charlie mclenahan

    charlie mclenahan said (15 Mar 2010):

    cool image, thank you

  • Bert Happel

    Bert Happel said (23 Apr 2010):

    "There's nothing I like better than sitting in front of a roaring fire with a copy of 'War and Peace'. You know a big fat book like that will feed a fire for two hours!"

    - Emo Phillips

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