This month has been uninspiring, photographically speaking. But then, January and February are the bleakest, most miserable and uninspiring months in the British calendar. So I guess my collection of photos over the last 31 days serves its purpose – as a visual document of the month.
Still, I dredged up six of the better snaps for the monthly vote. You can see them bigger by clicking here. And then you can cast your vote below. You can cast two votes, for two photos. Whichever pair take your fancy. By the by, I am now a third of the way through the project.
A third month of photos is done. It might have cost a pretty penny, but I’m getting value for money out of my Sammy Galaxy S2. I use it plenty, and not just for my photo a day. Anyway, here are the six candidates for photo of the month, out of the 31 potential shots on my 365 blog. There’s a poll down below the screenshot…you know what to do. Need a closer look at the photos? Click here.
If there is one difference about the way I’m approaching this 365 compared to the 365 I did in 2008/9, is that I have a greater appreciation for the way I’ll use the finished result. I occasionally look back at my old 365 because it has a diary fell to it. For me, anyway. Yet, I took most of those shots with an eye to creating interesting shots first and foremost. What they were of was usually of much lesser importance.
It is good to use a 365 to try and improve your photographic skills, but undoubtedly it’s biggest use will be as a photographic snapshot of a year or your life. As such, while I’m still trying to take interesting shots, my focus is far more toward documenting my everyday life. Not least because this may be my final year as a permanent resident in the UK.
But on to the point of this post. I’ve now completed Month Two. So it’s time again for a vote. The six photos I’ve put forward as candidates are in the snapshot above, although you can see them bigger and clearer by clicking here. This time I’ve put the poll in the post. The names should make clear which photo they represent. But if in doubt, they list the photos left to right, top then bottom. You can pick your two favourite photos. Just in case you can’t make your mind up which is the least worst…
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