Day 1 - Remember When...
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Day 1 - Remember When...

Why did I choose to do a project 365 this year? Because I remember when my camera was for more than just recording family events. Yes, I love using it for that purpose, but I miss the creative outlet photography provides. So this is the year I bring that back into my life. It has been at least two year since I maintained a photoblog, and a lot has changed since then. The biggest change? Aiden, my 7-month-old who I am sure you will see a lot of! He makes things more challenging when it comes to photography, but we will make it work! And of course I am going to link up with other for encouragement and ideas over at Click it Up a Notch! Now, on to today's picture...


You may think this is a strange choice for my debut photo, but let me explain. A few years ago I found myself with a broken camera that could not focus, and one night I played with the lights on the Christmas tree and discovered that when I didn't worry about the technical side of things I had FUN! So tonight I had fun again, playing with my camera and the Christmas tree (which yes, I still had up!)

I do want to learn to take better pictures this year, but I also want to not worry about perfection and have some fun. I look forward the the daily challenge of doing that!

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  1. And, you are welcome to join my flickr group if you'd like. I'd love to see all the photos together! :)
    http://www.flickr.com/groups/1622493@N22/

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  2. Hey most times I feel like the best pictures I take are the ones that are accidents. You live and learn with every click! I started being "serious" in Sept. its a night and day difference when I look back not because the pictures are good but because I poured my heart and soul into them! I do hope you come back for the blog hop on Saturday! plus I just set up the flickr acct for it. (http://www.flickr.com/groups/365daysinpictures/) I will be picking 5 photos to highlight each week so do join in. It should be a blast! PS I love these types of shots! I have a ton of them! ;)

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  3. I love it!! I think that is a great start to the year especially if your goal is to get creative again! Thanks for linking up! I can't wait to follow along and support you this year!

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  4. Fabulous shot, agree sometime "we" can get so wrapped up in the technical end of things that we miss the shot.

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  5. I love the photo! I am glad that you are doing this too. :)

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