About a week before the start of the new year, I started to contemplate on what I should do in regards to my photography. Like most art forms, you have your hills and valleys. You’re either very creative, because the ideas are rushing to you or the complete opposite is happening and you can’t seem to find anything to inspire you.
It also doesn’t help that I’m stuck on one assignment that I’ve been doing for the past few months with my photography class that I’m currently enrolled in and that I will probably be doing for at least another year.
2015 was all about me finding a new place to work and within that time I had two transitions. I can honestly say that even though the work is the same, I feel a little bit better off within my new job (even if I have had a couple of small bumps) and I’m currently in the process of saving up for my first full frame camera.
With having such a busy 2015 transition wise, my photography took a little bit of a backwards step, because I was so concentrated on everything else.
That’s why for 2016 I have decided to do another photo project. I was at first going to try doing another 365, but I’m also wanted to be realistic. I could do a photo every day, but the quality wouldn’t be where I would want it. At least, not until the sun starts to set after 7pm, but that won’t be happening anytime soon.
Luckily, one of my Facebook pages that I visit for photography had a link to a professional photographer who had created a 52 week challenge and kept it focused with specific goals. He also created a template to challenge other photographers to follow along.
One photo a week with my SLR is perfect for me, because I can always focus on the photo over the weekend.
The first weekly challenge is “selfie” and hence the reason why you’re seeing me up on TheVisualGeek.com.