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How is everyone finding the January challenge? Answered

Hey guys, 

I know we all kind of talk a bit on 365 but I was wondering how everyone else is finding the photo a day here?

I've been loving the photography aspect of it, it's been driving me to take more interesting photos and I've found myself getting excited about my photo for the day... 

I've been really enjoying the 365 community so much as well, it's full of great commenters and so many amazing photographers. 

Y'all much to say on finding a photo a day? 

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AngryRedhead

7 years ago

Yaaaay!  I'm so glad you've really enjoyed it, and I'm glad to see the responses in this thread!

My desktop computer failed, so I haven't been able to keep track and comment as much as I would have liked to over the past week and a half.  My camera is full of pictures which have yet to be uploaded, but on the bright side, I have a brand spankin' new computer now and will soon be back on track for patches and what-not.  365 seems to have worked well for everyone despite initial misgivings about relocating, and I've been VERY impressed with how well the challenge was received.  I honestly thought I might be the only one participating.  I'm very relieved that I was wrong.

If everyone's still enthusiastic, I would like to have it continue with a March Challenge.  There might be a different kind of challenge for February since it's already the 4th, but I hope everyone will continue taking a photo-a-day throughout the month.  If anyone has any good ideas for a February Challenge, I'm open to suggestions.

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killerjackalopeAngryRedhead

Reply 7 years ago

I'm sticking on with the 365 so I'll be doing a photo a day anyway... It's been really good and I'm glad you told us all about it...

Umm we could write something a day? One epic laser battle a day?

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LoneWolf

7 years ago

I'm definitly gonna have to try this =)

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killerjackalopeLoneWolf

Reply 7 years ago

Catch me on 365, killerjackalope there too, there are a fair few 'ibler on it, angryreadhead, kiteman, brittliv, depotdevoid, the list goes on, also the communities friendly and interesting.

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LoneWolfkillerjackalope

Reply 7 years ago

Awesome, though I need to get an SD card for my camera first.

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BrittLiv

7 years ago

Yeah I made it, I've just uploaded the last picture.

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killerjackalopeBrittLiv

Reply 7 years ago

Awesome, loving the lab shot you uploaded, all those glass tubes...

Just about to get a photo up for yesterday...

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BrittLivkillerjackalope

Reply 7 years ago

thanks, I can't keep up with your pictures though. This was a fun experience!

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Kiteman

7 years ago

It's been tight - I still need to get a shot today, but I've been slightly distracted by a job interview...

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killerjackalopeKiteman

Reply 7 years ago

Have you been having fun getting them, just lacking in time?

Was that for technology teacher, I remember you mentioning something...

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Kitemankillerjackalope

Reply 7 years ago

Yes - I find myself watching a bit far off the road for that shot

(Yes - I had the interview this morning, and I'm expecting a phone call "this evening". It is now 17:35...)

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killerjackalopeKiteman

Reply 7 years ago

Ahh, I keep having moments where I don't have the camera...

Hmm, hate waiting on callbacks, been sitting here waiting to find out about interviews for a few really important jobs to me it's the waiting... Not to mention when they tell you later than they said...

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Kitemankillerjackalope

Reply 7 years ago

Yeh, he said "this evening", but he has called other colleagues as late as 9pm.

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killerjackalopeKiteman

Reply 7 years ago

Ach that's a nuisance... You'll either get the call the second you posted that comment or tomorrow morning...

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Kitemankillerjackalope

Reply 7 years ago

Hah, as I read this I have another tab open searching for vacancies...

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killerjackalopeKiteman

Reply 7 years ago

Eh me too, on the upside picked some extra work promoting a bar which is a help...

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Gah just after writing that I got an email saying another job's been knocked back to the end of February for consideration and interview.

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Kitemankillerjackalope

Reply 7 years ago

...mutter...politicians...mutter...banks...mutter...bonuses...

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Goodhart

7 years ago

I am behind by a few days, and loss of batteries.....I won't be able to finish I assume because of this...

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killerjackalopeGoodhart

Reply 7 years ago

Well you could continue, I've simply lost the image for the 11th, I can't find it.

I'd say you could give yourself some leniency on the missed days...

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Goodhartkillerjackalope

Reply 7 years ago

It might turn into a missed week or two at the rate I am going *sigh*

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killerjackalopeGoodhart

Reply 7 years ago

Rough, you could always try for February in that case. I might try to do the whole year.

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depotdevoid

7 years ago

I've quite enjoyed it, though finding a decent shot every day definitely qualifies as a "challenge"!  I've spent more time outdoors this month--despite the general nastiness of the weather--than I have at any time since I quit smoking, so that's definitely been a real positive.

I also really like following everybody and checking in to see what you've all done each day. I even inspired a friend to join up on 365project, and recommend that you all follow her as well as me: http://365project.org/chipmunk

It's been a lot of fun so far, so three cheers for angryredhead!

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killerjackalopedepotdevoid

Reply 7 years ago

Definitely, hip hip...

Good on you for quitting, I failed miserably...

Cool, a few of my friends are doing the challenge on facebook, been harping at them to join, also been trying to make my mother join.

The additions each day are great though I find myself on the latest page more often.

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ChrysN

7 years ago

Finding the time and finding something interesting to take a picture of is a challenge for me.

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killerjackalopeChrysN

Reply 7 years ago

The minute you're working or busy it slips away in to the back of your head too...

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gmjhowe

7 years ago

I wish I had made the commitment to take part. Too busy organising the makers faire!

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gmjhowekillerjackalope

Reply 7 years ago

Going well, Just lots to sort out. We have been accepted, and just need to fine tune what we will have on the stall.

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killerjackalopegmjhowe

Reply 7 years ago

Good stuff, would love to be able go Maker Faire, I'll live vicariously for now.