Tuesday, July 28, 2009

My Life. In Pictures. Session 2

It's that time again! I had such a great time with our first My Life. In Pictures Challenge, I couldn't wait to do it again. It was amazing to see all of the great pictures that were submitted. I wanted to get this done a little sooner, but as you might have read a few posts back, we bought a house and moved! This had delayed things a bit but I am ready to go with Challenge #2!

Get your cameras ready and spread the word to your friends.... It's Picture Time!

The purpose of this photo challenge project is to encourage you to pick up your camera and start capturing details of your life. This project should also serve as a way to look at what others are finding to shoot and will hopefully keep you inspired to look for more moments in your life you wouldn't always think to capture with your camera.

Our first My Life. In Pictures. challenge will start on August 3rd- 7th. The assignments will be:

Monday- Summer Fun

Tuesday- A Favorite

Wednesday- Out and About (anywhere but home)

Thursday- Something You Are Proud Of

Friday- Something (or someone) in Black & White ** See below for suggestions on some free editing software if you don't currently have one you use

Remember you can be as simple or creative as you would like.

The point is... have fun!

You can interpret these "assignments" any way that works with you!

I want you to have fun and enjoy looking at Your Life. In Pictures.

Here are a few details, but please feel free to email me with any more questions you might have!

* How does the challenge work?

I will post the challenge "assignments" for the week and you pick up your camera to capture a photo that meets the assignment. Post the picture on your blog (or Flikr) . You are welcome to write a story with your photo or just include the photo if you would like. There will be a Mr. Linky for you to to fill out with your name and the URL from that assignment's post. (Mr. Linky is a link hosting program for websites. It allows blogs to host all of the links to participants in the challenge. Your job is to sign the Mr. Linky each day you participate so we can all view your post and photo. )

* Who can participate?

Everyone! You can be a beginner or a professional. It will be interesting to see all the different styles of photography.

* Do I have to have a blog to participate?

No. You can use your Flickr account and post a link to a picture from your account. Remember- you can get a Flickr account for free!

* Do I have to participate every day of the week?

No. You can participate all 5 days or just one. It is up to you.

* Does my photo have to be edited?

No, but you are welcome to edit it if you like. If you are interested in some free editing sites, check out Picasa or Picnik. They are lots of fun to play around with your photos, and did I mention FREE?

* Can I link to your blog?

Yes, yes, and yes. If you are participating in My Life. In Pictures. please help us spread the word. The more people who know about this and participate, the more photos we will have to inspire us and the more fun it will be for all of us! You can place the button in your side bar or post it in your blog. Share the love!

* What next?

You are encouraged to use the Mr. Linky and visit the blogs of all the participants and see Their Life- In Pictures!


  1. Why .... oh why must you always do the photo challenge when I am in Vegas????? I can't get anything posted from there. Sad face this time :-(

  2. Thanks for inviting me mama. I hope to join in again this time. I don't have my camera right now though...it's on a mission trip with the husband...so maybe I'll get to use a different photo.

  3. Thanks for the invite. I would have forgotten. I plan to participate. See you next week.

  4. Thanks for the invitation! I'll definitely participate.

  5. Yes, count me in too. Thanks for the invite!

  6. Thanks for the visit and invite. I don't really consider myself great with a camera, just love to take pictures of my two muchkins. I would love to participate in atleast one or maybe a few next week.
    Thanks again.

  7. Hi There! I totally snooped and read your comment above mine on Heidi's blog and decided to invite myself over the check it out! Hope you don't mind. I'd love to join in, can I copy and paste part of your description into a post about it so I can tell my friends about it on my blog? Thanks!

  8. Me again, I decided to just post the daily "assignments" and direct them back to your post seemed easier than copy and pasting it all over again onto a post on my blog. You did a really nice job explaining things, I often take for granted people will know how to use the linkies. I included it below the video I snagged from your blog☺

  9. Yes! I'm hoping to participate. I'll be out of town part of the time - but if I can keep up with the photos - that might make it more interesting! :) Looking fwd to seeing everyone's photos. (thanks for the invite! :)
    Happy SUMMER!

  10. Sounds like fun. I hope to be able to play along again this time! Thanks for the invite!

  11. I'm looking forward to joining this week...thanks for hosting!


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