PRO 2009 Day001: Chair

2009 Photochallenge


Have you seen those 365 day, self portrait photo projects? If you’re on Flickr, you probably have. You set out to take a self portrait of yourself, (that’s what a self portrait is), and shoot one every day, all year long.


I’m not so sure if I could pull it off. Oh, I could take my own photograph, that’s not the issue. The issue is whether or not I could shoot one everyday, all year long. I’d probably do well, until about March. Then, I’d tank.


However, there are some good things out of digging down and finding the endurance to remain committed to a project like that. I’d like to harness a project like this, and use it to our advantage. What? We’re going to do a similar Challenge, just with a twist!


This year, 2009, we’re going to be shooting one photo-a-day. Yup, you read that right! Not one a week, like the 2008 Challenge. Nope, we’re going to shoot one shot a day.


Now, let’s get one thing straight. I’m not sure if anyone of you will actually succeed at a fresh shot, every day. There may be a few, but I doubt it. Is that a negative attitude? Probably, but I don’t care. It’s just true.


HOWEVER, I want to let it be known; I don’t care if you jump (back) in the middle. Go ahead and take a break. Go ahead (those of you reading this several months from now) and join us, right where we’re at. No need to be worried, JUST START TAKING PHOTOS!


What are we going to shoot?


We’re going to be shooting a new topic each day. OMG! How will they do that?! You’ll just have to keep coming back too see.


Today, I’m announcing the first topic, for just January 1st, 2009.


Chair by Window


Read all the way to the bottom, for it. Each day, you’ll need to return, and get your next challenge. Additionally, you can choose to submit your email and subscribe to getting an email each day, when we announce the topic for the day.


What are you waiting for? Get out there and shoot!


Oh yeah, you need a topic. Well, why don’t you go out and find us the best photo you can, of a chair. That’s it, a chair.


Also, when you post your photos, be sure to tag them with “2009challenge” so that we can find them.


This photo was on Flickr's Explore - thank you for the views, commenst and favs. More of my explored photos can be found here



Picture was processed in PS a bit to give a crossprocessed look. Filename: 20090101_134048_CRF5750-Bearbeitet

  • Markus Buchner PRO 7y

    das grenzt ja an arbeit. ich bezweifele, dass du das durchhälst, aber ich drücke alle daumen :-)
    ich finde es auch sehr schön, nächste woche ein sigma testen zu dürfen ;-))

    heute kam post. bei dir auch? :-)

    auf diesem weg auch alles gute für 2009, wenn ich das nocht nicht erledigt hatte..... das alter du weißt.... :-)
  • topfloor PRO 7y

    @pixelfrosch: Danke für 2009, dito. Freue mich aufs kommende Wochenende mit Dir :-)

    Durchhalten wird sehr unwahrscheinlich, aber der Versuch macht Freude.

    Das Sigma macht Spaß, Deine Meinung im Vergleich zum Nikon AF-S würde mich interessieren.

    Nein, ich habe noch keine Post (habe ja auch nach Dir bestellt), aber auf Mailbox den telefonischen Vorwarner, das etwas losgeschickt werde.

    Bis in einer Woche :-)
  • richard PRO 7y

    so beautiful - the colour, curve and shine - wow

    Seen in the group"Photo A Day 2009" (?)
  • Laina Guidero Colgan 7y

    Very Interesting! Well Done!
  • Sherry Hokansson 7y

    Love the colours.
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