I like challenges. They make me step outside my comfort zone. I also don't like to let things beat me so I try to stick challenges out. This month on Instagram, I participated in the February Photo Challenge of the Day. I have 4 days to go and I have taken a picture every day. I plan on continuing through March. It holds me accountable to a personal challenge of taking a picture every day. Now granted I use my iphone for my Instagram pictures. I want to follow through with my challenge of growing artistically with my camera. For Christmas, my husband bought me a Canon 7D. I LOVE this camera. I also have a Canon T3 that I went through photography school with. I could be blindfolded and change every setting on that camera. I want to get that way with my 7D. On google + I have joined a few photography communities. Doing that has helped me get the creative juices flowing. I now have a brainstorm of ideas that I would like to execute. So, to help me become a better photographer I have composed a Day of the Week Challenge for myself. To hold myself accountable, I will post at the end of the week all the pictures I took (and edited!!).
These themes are subject to change as I become more inspired, but here is what I have come up with so far:
Monday - Monochrome Monday - Black and White or Sepia Photographs
Tuesday - Toy or Transportation Tuesday
Wednesday - Way back Wednesday or Imitation Wednesday - Either revisit and edit a picture taken before photography school OR recreate photographs that I find inspiring.
Thursday - Thankful or Texture Thursday - Something I am Thankful for OR textures
Friday - Food Friday - Uh, yeah...I like taking pictures of food
Saturday - Street or Signs Saturday - This will help me get out and explore locations
Sunday - Song Title Sunday - Interpreting song titles into photographs
I am really excited to get started. I would love to have people join me if they want. They do not need to be professionals or even own a nice camera. If I get interest I will set all that up.
I will probably brainstorm ideas for some of them on Sundays...I also will keep up with my challenges I have already started.