It seems like months come and go, don’t they?
This past month, I actually took a lot of photos. Not all were vibrant, but I was out with the camera. And it was oh so glorious. But on the other hand, I didn’t stay on top of the group with reminders and all that and all of a sudden … it was the night before we needed to post!
So far, the turnout for April was a tad lower that usual. I thought it was going to be a good theme, but … it’s been a dreary spring in some parts, so maybe that’s why. Not a lot of vibrant things maybe?
Now it’s May, though.
The spring is kind of here in my parts. We’ve had some colder days, some warmer days and days in between. But getting out with the camera is something I’ve been trying to do as much as possible. The theme this month can be interpreted several different ways. It’s also pretty open ended, which is hopefully a way people can really get into it this month.
So how about that new theme? First, there’s always some housekeeping things:
So, here’s how it works.
- See the theme (first day of the month);
- Take photos throughout the month (don’t use old ones!);
- Select five photos and create a blog post;
- Come back here and link up on the final day of the month;
- Hopefully go visit and comment on other blogs.
That’s it. There’s no rules on equipment or anything else. Blog posts can be short and to the point, or in-depth. Interpret the themes as you see fit.
The one big rule?
This month’s theme? Outside the box. Interpret how you see fit and enjoy it! If you know others who might enjoy this challenge, pass it along. Please make sure your blog post publishes Tuesday, May 31. Then come back here and link up.
If you think you are going to take part in this, drop a comment below so we can see who all might be trying to tackle this challenge!
There is also a Facebook group for those who are interested.
History of the challenge (past month’s themes – links to see everybody else’s posts are at the end of the linked post):
- March 2013: My World
- April 2013: Transportation
- May 2013: Night
- June 2013: Bridges
- July 2013: Signs
- August 2013: Summer
- September 2013: Outdoors
- October 2013: Fall
- November 2013: People
- December 2013: Festive
- January 2014: New
- February 2014: Red
- March 2014: One
- April 2014: Smile
- May 2014: Fun
- June 2014: Vehicles
- July 2014: Baseball
- August 2014: Colorful
- September 2014: Black and White
- October 2014: Photographer’s Choice
- November 2014: Where the streets have no name
- December 2014: ‘Tis the season
- January 2015: Games
- February 2015: Winter
- March 2015: Two
- April 2015: Friends and Family
- May 2015: Spring
- June: Anything goes
- July: Patriotic
- August: Rule of Thirds
- September: Happy
- October: Closeup
- November: Morning
- December: Holiday
- January: Inside
- February: Leap
- March: Three
- April: Vibrant
- May: Outside the box
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