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Welcome to 2013!

For the first time in a year I haven’t had to worry about taking a photograph of my breakfast.

As you know, if you follow my blog or twitter or Flickr, 2012 was a 366 project year for me. I’ve just posted the link to the December set, but I thought it would be nice to link to all twelve months in one place.

These link to the entries in this blog:

January | February | March | April | May | June
July | August | September | October | November | December

These link to each Flickr set individually:

January | February | March | April | May | June
July | August | September | October | November | December

I have to say I haven’t got a favourite image. To be honest, I don’t think I want to look at the images for a while! Still, it’s been a fun experience, despite those dark mornings when I just didn’t want to be bothered.

I’d like to thank my friends who have followed my progress, and offered advice and encouragement in equal measure. In particular, I’d like to thank Morton Goldberg, who I know through the Martin Bailey Photography forums and through Flickr, who said:

You set yourself a really difficult task by being so restrictive with respect to both subject and gear. I got worried a few times when you seemed to be losing interest. But you always perked up. Have a happy new year. At least you should enjoy breakfast more in the coming year since you can just eat it.

I shall certainly be enjoying my breakfast now I don’t have to take its picture first!

Breakfast 366 project – October 2012

Normally around this time of the month I am linking through to my Flickr account. Usually, it’s a link to a slideshow of images from the preceding month in my 366 photography project. Normally, I’d click a bookmarklet to share the slideshow automagically.

Only this time I am using WordPress and not Posterous. WordPress seems to want me to individually add each image before I can think about adding them to a post.

What?!

Sorry. Life’s just too short to spend half an hour futzing around with the upload and text editing interface. You’ll have to make do with just a plain old clickable URL instead. Enjoy.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/snaptophobic/sets/72157631664757692/

Holy cow! Even pasting a straight URL doesn’t work! Try clicking here instead!

Breakfast 366 – June – a set on Flickr

Another month of breakfasts under my belt!

The start of July marks the half-way image in my Breakfast 366 Project. June, meanwhile, saw two cooked breakfasts amid the sea of toast and toast-related images. That’s about as exciting as it’ll get for the year, I think.

While I have been stuck in something of a rut, occasional bouts of creativity—such as the toast alphabet, for example—meant I have managed to keep chugging along. I might yet see this thing through.

For those blessed with Flash-free devices, here’s a link to my Flickr set for June 2012.

Let’s try it and see

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I’ve had a think, and I reckon I am up for a 366 challenge. Starting tomorrow, 1 January 2012, I will attempt to take one photo a day for 366 days.

To make it a little easier to work with, I have decided to work around a theme. I have chosen to work with something I can pretty much rely on to happen every day. I will take a photo of my breakfast.

It won’t be earth-shattering, but I think it will be fun to try and make an image of my breakfast look either interesting or different—especially as I tend to have the same breakfast every day!

I hope the challenge will be fun. I will post here, and on my Flickr photostream, every day if I can manage it. 

12×12 – a set on Flickr

(For those blessed with Flash-free iDevices, here’s the link to the set on Flickr.)

Following up on my last post about A Lesser Photographer, where I mentioned limiting myself to a mobile phone camera, here’s the first attempt at a set of images. One photo an hour for twelve hours.

I really do not think I have the stamina to take on a 365 project. Tackling a 12×12 is necessarily shorter, but also something I can actually complete. A while later, I tried the 12×12 idea once more, and again using just the phone camera. One day I really ought to try it again but use a “proper” camera.