I think people who read my blog know I like to take part in challenges.
I’ve hosted some through Flickr (and currently have one going), but I would like to do a blog challenge, too. But I think I’d want to mix it up.
In discussing photography with Ziva recently, I threw out the idea of a monthly challenge. This way, it wouldn’t require somebody to blog each day, rather once a month.
Here’s how it will work.
- On the first of each month, I’ll have a blog post here with the theme for the month.
- Over the course of the month, participants will take photos with their interpretation of the theme. On the last day of the month, participants should publish their blog post, which will include five photos from the month. (please don’t recycle photos from the past … the idea is to hopefully challenge you to go out and take new photos to interpret the theme).
- I’ll have a link-up thing at the end of my post so people can come and post the links to their posts so, hopefully, everybody can go go check out and comment on other posts.
- I’m also working to set up a “newsletter” sort of thing so participants can subscribe and get a notification whenever something in regard to the challenge is posted here.
There is no rule on equipment or anything. Use a cell phone. Use film. Use a point-and-shoot. Use a DSLR. It doesn’t matter. Just make sure you publish your blog post on the last day of each month, come here and link up.
Your blog posts can be as simple or as in-depth as you want. I’ll likely talk a little about each photo. But if all you want to do is post photos, feel free. The idea of this is to give a small challenge and give everybody a chance to express themselves with photography, participate in a challenge and have something to blog about.
If you are going to participate, please drop a note in the comments below. I’d like to subscribe to people’s blogs. Hopefully, I won’t be doing this challenge by myself!
Most of all, have fun with it.
Oh, I guess I should post the first theme, eh?
March’s theme will be simple and pretty easy for you to interpret — “My World.”
Take us through your world, in five shots. Maybe it’s the area in which you live. Maybe it’s you. A hobby. Family. Friends. Other things. Whatever. But as we get this challenge going — and hopefully keep it going for many months — let’s learn about the people who might take part!
Have fun with it!
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!
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I’ll give it a shot 🙂
Barb recently posted..#28 Is that all
Yay! I’m happy to hear that!
Tami Von Zalez says
I like that theme PJ – I’ll start working on it today!
Awesome! I can’t wait to see what people come up with.
Oh, I like that theme a lot. 🙂 I can’t wait to get photographing. I’m glad you’re doing this P.J. It’ll give me a reason to keep taking photos and not leave the camera home out of laziness.
Ziva recently posted..Is That All?
I figured I should start it with a way for people to show their worlds/lives in the first prompt. And always take a camera with you! 🙂
My theme this month is recovering from last month’s challenge!
Shawn recently posted..Is That All?
Oh the recovery!
I’m a sucker for a challenge. What the heck. Let’s see what develops.
nonamedufus recently posted..30DW2-2 – Day 28: Is That All?
Hopefully some photos? 😀
You know I’m in!
Still haven’t met a photo challenge you haven’t enjoyed, eh? 😀
I am in, I have been looking for more of a weekly challenge as I have been having trouble blogging lately but maybe this is what I need instead 🙂 Thanks for doing this
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Awesome. Welcome aboard!
I initially said that I wasn’t going to do another challenge, but I admit now, I’m tempted to participate.
Consider this a very squishy maybe. I make no promises!
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I hope the temptation overtook you!
I just found this through Ziva’s post. I don’t shoot much in March because it’s just too damn cold. I’ll toss something bizarre together and hop on board the crazy train with y’all.
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