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    Incredible source for historical photos/ reference

    My husband & I love, love, love this site and I'd thought I'd share:
    Shorpy.
    Basically, it's a collection of photos from the library of congress. You never know what you'll see on a day-to-day basis.
    Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless. ~Mother Teresa


    http://rightbrainedmama.wordpress.com/

    and, most especially, my photography at
    http://sweet-harmony-photography.smugmug.com/

    http://foxytocin.deviantart.com/

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    Thanks for sharing this great site; I could easily wander around in there for hours (and probably will).

    jb

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    Oh, it's a wonderful place to visit....
    Here's my favourite from this week...it's a beautiful photo :
    http://www.shorpy.com/node/6891?size=_original
    (warning...semi-nude female study)
    Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless. ~Mother Teresa


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    and, most especially, my photography at
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    http://foxytocin.deviantart.com/

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    I generally use my photos but this time I find an good exercise
    to make an composition with Art Rage and strangers photos ,
    what about that ? :
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    "All are about quiet and light." Dany
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    Wow that's a ripper Foxy
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    Wow! Thanks for this link. A truely amazing site. I lost track of time just looking at all those amazing photos!
    You can see more of my work at http://krasched.deviantart.com/.
    IMAGINATION IS EVERYTHING-Einstein
    See you space cowboy..........

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    Thanks foxy. That's a great place to kill time.

    flint

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    Dany, I forgot to mention that your composition is very intriguing.
    Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless. ~Mother Teresa


    http://rightbrainedmama.wordpress.com/

    and, most especially, my photography at
    http://sweet-harmony-photography.smugmug.com/

    http://foxytocin.deviantart.com/

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    Excellent find. Bookmarked.

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    A real goldmine Foxytocin ... thanks so much for sharing. Some of the best copyright free stuff i've seen out there.

    Heres a list for you of more:
    http://www.photographiclibraries.com...p?s=H&c=10&p=1

    the best one on that list is morguefile where you are free to use images in either private or commercial works with no attribution or cost.. woohoo

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