What should I do about the photo-a-day? I dunno. It was a challenge last year. But something that I consider a complete success. I set out to publish a picture each day for a year, something inspired by a former co-worker. Just 2 days were not posted properly, one due to operator error (I failed to push the ‘PUBLISH’ button), and one due to a VERY late night involving margaritas, Pebble Beach, and a certain New Zealander.
I did manage to take photos every day, learning tons in the process.
I wore out one camera, switched to the backup for a month, bought a new SLR and promptly blew through another 10,000 shots.
I’ve gone from auto everything (because I knew nothing else), to 95% of my efforts being taken on full ‘manual’ settings (something inconceivable to me 12 months ago).
I’ve made acquaintances with people in far flung places (strange for me). I’ve absorbed all sorts of fascinating unsolicited knowledge (even stranger for me as learning was never a ‘strong suit’).
All that being said, it’s a tough call whether or not to keep going. So I did what any self-respecting cat owner would do; I asked the cat. Here is the photo taken just after I asked him –
I’m not sure if that’s a look of ‘Of course you should keep doing the photo-a-day stuff you idiot.’
Or is it a look of ‘Of course, I could kill you if you take another photo of me, you idiot.’
Either way, Barley was of no real help. Though he is a good lookin cat.
For now, I guess I’ll roll through to the weekend and make a decision by then. I’ll keep you posted.