Sunday, 27 February 2011

March Memories - A Photographic Challenge

I've not been using my camera much recently.  I'm not sure why.  It's partly the fact that we've had lots of very rainy days recently, but also I suppose that after 6 months here in Brunei I don't often go anywhere new.  It's a small country and we've seen quite a lot of it already.

However, I am missing photography - maybe not missing the aching shoulder from carrying my DSLR around with me for hours! - but I have decided that I want to rekindle my usual enthusiasm for taking photos.

Therefore I am setting myself another Photographic Scavenger Hunt, to be completed by the end of March.  I so enjoyed taking part in the last one, I can feel myself getting excited about doing it again.

I'm doing it for me, because I want to do it, but I can't pretend that I wouldn't be absolutely delighted if anyone else wanted to take part too!  You could post the results on your blog, if you have one, or on Facebook or Flickr.  Just let me know if you do, I'd love to see them.  I have a 'good' camera, but you know what, I don't think it matters what kind of camera you have for this kind of thing.  It's all about how you interpret the words, and snapping something that catches your imagination.  The quality of the picture isn't really relevant.  So if you're interested then give it a try!

I found 26 things manageable, but slightly time-consuming (in a nice way, but I'm happy for this one to take less time), so I've chosen 16.  That's 4 per week.  Easy, eh?  I tried not to over-think them; I didn't want to have shots ready-planned for each word as that takes the fun out of the challenge.

So here we are; 16 things to look out for in March:

1.  Celebration
2.  Stripy
3.  Empty
4.  A game
5.  New
6.  Work
7.  Growing
8.  Home-made
9.  Favourite
10.  Blue
11.  Evening
12.  Pattern
13.  Flight
14.  Yesterday
15.  Fabric
16.  Loud


Anna's kitchen table said...

Oh exciting!!
I'll copy the list out and see what I can do!!

Anonymous said...

I'm so glad you're doing this again Kate as I loved you last one. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

Fiona said...

OOh Kate, I'll have a go. I still don't know how to upload from my camera and realistically I don't have with me so will use my phone but as you said it's 'in the spirit'. I'll post on FB and make a folder. Have copied list out :-)
Fiona xx

julie said...

That's a good idea, Kate! I'll see what I can come up with :)

julie said...

Juat a question : you're going to post your pics in one post? I thought it would be fun to post them randomly during the month. I guess we could each do as we please and then do a sum up post. What do you think?

Norm said...

Completely up to you Julie! I'm doing them all in one post because I realised when I was doing the last one that I kept changing my mind about which photos to use! I ended up with several good 'Reflection' ones last time, and only chose at the last minute. But yes, I do like the idea of posting randomly during the month too - whatever works for you!

nic @ nipitinthebud said...

oooh, I'm seriously tempted, 16 sounds much more do-able....

nic @ nipitinthebud said...

well I just about managed it (would never have coped with 26!). The quality of some of the pics is not up to my usual standard though!
Look forward to seeing your results too. Off to go and sort them out now