I need your advice. I asked this question the other day and I got one response (thank you person who responded!), but I want more opinions.
The last two years I have done a photo a day (or my best go at it) and it's been fun, but I am wondering if there is some other way to develop my skill as a photographer. So...what should I do?
I have some ideas:
- "A Photo A Day" Monthly Challenge: Every month have a different challenge that I collaborate with my photo of the day:
- For example, January-objects that are red; February-Portraits; March-objects you find in your kitchen; and so on. I am making these up as I go, the topics will be decided beforehand if this is what I decide to do.
- Weekly Portraits with a Story: My idea with this is to find someone to photograph and share their story. It wouldn't be a long story, but it would be like small stories of people's lives with a couple pictures of them.
- Monthly Story: I have had this idea forever, but it truly intimidates me. I've had the idea of asking different families or single person if I could photograph what their day looked like and then creating a photo story out of it. So basically, I would follow them around the entire day, take pictures of them, their kids, etc. and then share a story of their day in pictures on my blog. I realistically couldn't do more than one a month, that's why it would be monthly.
- Weekly Food Shots: I've had the idea of trying my hand at taking pictures of food. So I would take an item/meal a week and photograph it. It could be fun!
- Weekly Movement Shots: Movement shots can be difficult to capture, so I've had the idea of trying to master my ability of taking pictures of movement. It could be showing movement in a photo, taking an action shot, etc. It's a pretty broad category because there is so much movement in life!
So whatcha think? Take part in my poll below to help me out!
This photo of the day (below) was taken in Houston at a park with my mom and sister on a photo walk. I've mentioned this photo walk several times (I took many photos there!). I love the colors, depth of field, bokeh, etc. That's how it made the POTD slot! :)
Don't forget to vote on my poll above!!
Thanks in advance!