Tagged B: Boots


The Museum of Photographic Arts at the Balboa Park in San Diego has a collection for youth (K-12) photos. There you can view the places and people through the eyes of young kids. Among all the photos, this one named “Old Boots” caught my eye.

Why a pair of old boots? The young photographer explains, “These are my dad’s old boots, well it’s history for me. He’s had these boots since he was 17, and that was a long, long time ago. He said these boots have seen lots of adventures out in the world. I think the wrinkles on these boots look like the ones on my dad when he smiles.” He is only a 3rd grade student.

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27 responses

  1. Glad you mentioned this as we are going to San Diego during spring break. The kids would enjoy such an exhibit as both are aspiring photographers.

    January 17, 2014 at 6:56 am

    • Amy

      I had an impression that the exhibit was going to end in Feb, I could be wrong about the date. They may have other youth photos for display. Btw, the mini trains at the lower level of the Train Museum is a must for kids and adults.

      January 17, 2014 at 7:36 am

  2. I didn’t even know about this museum! You keep us so informed…love it.

    January 17, 2014 at 6:59 am

    • Amy

      They have several museums, including the science, air and space, natural history… A great park for kids, but we had a great time :)

      January 17, 2014 at 8:20 am

  3. Indeed,they are eye-catching,dear Amy !!! Love the vintage nature of the image !!!
    Have a splendid weekend !!!

    January 17, 2014 at 7:19 am

    • Amy

      Thank you, Doda! I loved his comment and was surprised that a 3rd grade kid would notice wrinkles and compare with the boots :) Enjoy the weekend!

      January 17, 2014 at 8:23 am

  4. Almost all my shoes except sport shoes are italian – by the way shoes so there’s a shoe museum in Florence – admit, I never been there, even I been in Florence many times… :-)


    Your photo remind me of Nancy Sinatra… :-)


    January 17, 2014 at 7:30 am

    • Amy

      Italian shoes are the Best of the best; and all your shoes are Italian, Drake!!!
      OMG, the Salvatore Ferragamo! Thank you for the video, Love these beautiful legs :D

      January 17, 2014 at 8:29 am

  5. Nice share. I hate wearing boots, but I always have to esp. when I hike.

    January 17, 2014 at 7:46 am

    • Amy

      Yep, hiking boots are the necessity when you do hiking … :)

      January 17, 2014 at 8:35 am

  6. Amy, it’s encouraging that the museum has such a collection. I like your example, and the young person’s explanation.

    January 17, 2014 at 8:11 am

    • Amy

      I thought so… I particularly enjoyed viewing from their eyes and reading their comments :) Thank you for liking it, Sally!

      January 17, 2014 at 8:37 am

  7. Love the photo Amy!

    January 17, 2014 at 9:54 am

    • Amy

      I think his explanation is also interesting :) Thank you, Nicole!

      January 17, 2014 at 7:25 pm

  8. Great shot Amy! Thanks for the lovely and informative post hon. :D *hugs*

    January 17, 2014 at 10:28 am

    • Amy

      Boots, wrinkles, his dad’ story are in one photo :) Glad you like it!

      January 17, 2014 at 7:29 pm

  9. What a wonderful explanation from the student. :)

    January 17, 2014 at 11:23 am

  10. Looks quite interesting I would love to see this.

    January 17, 2014 at 3:18 pm

  11. hi Amy, thank you for telling the boot’s story – there is a song by Ry Cooder: “if things could talk”

    January 17, 2014 at 3:23 pm

  12. The young photographer does have a very artistic eye. Not only he captured a very interesting subject but something that is both personal & meaningful to him and his dad. Really cool!

    January 17, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    • Amy

      He does have the sensitivity, and use his dad’s boots to express… That’s why I love this photo :) Thank you for letting me share it with you, IT!

      January 18, 2014 at 6:37 am

  13. A star in the making, Amy :)

    January 18, 2014 at 9:25 am

    • Amy

      I think so… :) I like his sensitivy, and he is only 8, 9 years old.

      January 18, 2014 at 10:02 am

  14. Lovely take on the theme and such a beautiful explanation by the young man about the boots. Beautiful.

    January 19, 2014 at 4:35 am

    • Amy

      Isan’t it! He has the unique sensitivity …

      January 19, 2014 at 4:39 pm

  15. Well taken, Amy :)

    January 19, 2014 at 4:39 am

    • Amy

      Thank you for your approval, Paula :)

      January 19, 2014 at 4:40 pm

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