A wonderful image. A loved book is indeed something that should be treasured, regardless of the continuous advancements of the digital age. Nothing can replace the feel of a beautifully crafted manuscript; especially the feel of the pages as one turns them.
These things are all captured here with the immaculate subject. Her serenity is perfect. The light and shade are also masterful. Finally, the location is truly inspired with the lights of the vehicles embodying the modern trappings of the 21st century, while the lady, her dress and her book all lie in juxtaposition as they seem to have come from a previous period of time when perhaps ownership and love had more value.