Gotta Love Antique Stores

by Jean Paul Escalera December. 31, 2016 842 views

Nostalgia: a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one's life, to one's home or homeland, or to one's family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time.

What better place to take a nostalgic picture than an antique shop. One day I noticed these old women's boots on display in the window of Spanky Antiques & Collectibles, in Hastings, NE. I decided to go in and began looking for items to include for this photo challenge.

I was given permission to photograph anything in the store as long as I replaced the items where I found them. I liked the boots, found the Pepsi tray and what must have been Teddy Roosevelt's  first stuffed bear.

I carefully posed them on an antique love sofa and made this picture.  I prefer the sepia version but also include the color one.

Challenge: Find an antique shop, ask permission, and make a picture of something nostalgic. 

Antiques

52 Week Dogwood Photography Challenge. Week: 45 - Artistic/Nostalgic (Sepia version).

Nostalgic

52 Week Dogwood Photography Challenge. Week: 45 - Artistic/Nostalgic (Color version).



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