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I am already falling behind on selecting and publishing images. I’m already unhappy with some of the quality when I force a shot every day. I’m wondering if I can keep it up. Weekends are especially hard. If I do not go out for a dedicated photo walk it seems the opportunities do not come up.


But I’m pushing through.

January 8, 2018 Subway Still Life

January 9, 2018 Last Day On Display

January 10, 2018 Removal In Process

January 11, 2018 

January 12, 2018 

January 13, 2018 Some HS Acceptances Come With Glitter

January 14, 2018

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January 5, 2018

I started a 365 Photo Challenge for 2018.  There a a variety of ways to organize such projects.  Most such challenges involve posting a photo every day.  While I never formally committed to doing so, I have previously posted daily for at least a year straight. I noted it here, saying:

I never promised to post daily, and won’t make a big deal of it now. I did a big self-congratulatory post back in October to mark the 1st anniversary of the blog, and it seems too soon to do another. Daily posting is a bit of a grind, but rewarding. Having done it for a year I intend to keep going, but if I miss a day, well, life happens.  But I have no plans to take a day off.

I do not know how long I kept it going. I remember that when I stopped I dropped to posting every weekday, which I kept up a few years I think, though it’s possible I missed a day here or there. Then when I slowed down, I really slowed down. The daily posting became a chore after a while, and I thought I would be able to post fairly regularly when I stopped thinking of it as an every day thing, but I didn’t. Last year’s output was a disappointment to me. 

But last year, I did not just stop posting regularly. I stopped shooting regularly.  And that is more important to me. I like sharing my work. but creating it is even more important. So my 365 Project for 2018 is to take at least one photo every day.  

I have not yet decided whether I will post all of them, or how often. I do know I have no ambition to post daily, or even every weekday. But I do want to post more than I did last year. So I might post a photo for every day on a weekly basis, as I am doing with this post. Or I might decide to pick just the best photos each week and post them. If that is how I go, then some weeks it might be 2, or 3 or 5.  We’ll see.   

January 1, 2018

January 2, 2018

January 3, 2018

January 4, 2018

January 6, 2018

January 7, 2018

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I have another variant of this I might publish at a later date, maybe even 2 or 3.  I’m not sure which one I think is best. That is the base of the Coney Island Parachute Jump straight ahead.

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  • Michael W CriswellDecember 28, 2017 - 12:44 pm

    Great lines Mark, Happy New Year, all the best to you and your family!ReplyCancel

This was the first location we visited in New Hampshire for nXnw 2017.  The primary attraction was “The Basin” maybe 30 yards away, but this small waterfall and swirling pool was more interesting to many of us. 

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