Project 365: It’s a wrap!

by DaniGirl on December 25, 2011 · 2 comments

in Photo of the Day

I did it! We’ve reached the end, 367 days later, of my second 365 project. Maybe when you do more than one you get extra days snuck in? I never did figure out where I dropped a couple of days, but regardless, we’re here at #365 again. Here’s the last week in photographs.

Looking back over the week, it looks like I was subconsciously trying to cram in a whole bunch of my favourite techniques: Lensbaby, textures, B&W, long exposure — and plain old cuteness, too. I had fun playing with textures with these ornaments:

363:365 Christmas music

And I torqued these colourful ribbons a bit with my Lensbaby lens:

358:365 Lensbaby ribbons

This was a picture I took over a year ago, from a boat cruise on the Ottawa River, and I stumbled across it in my archives. I was thinking about how timeless the view of the Chateau Laurier on the bluff is, and how this particular view gives to clue to the era when it was taken, so I played with textures in Photoshop to make it look like a reaaaaaally old picture, instead of just a moderately old one.

360:365 Chateau on the Hill

This picture doesn’t do the craziness of the light show on this house justice. Even with a wide-angle zoom, I couldn’t get it all in — and apparently they run the lights all night long. Yeesh, so much for energy conservation!

359:365 Crazy Christmas lights

I took a picture similar to this a few weeks ago, but I wasn’t thrilled with it. This is much closer to what I wanted to capture. Oh my but he’s growing up SO quickly!

361:365 Guitar player redux

This was my favourite of the Creeping Mischief Monster series. It’s the zillionth example of a set of pictures I absolutely adore that would have never happened if I didn’t have the camera out because I needed a shot of the day.

360:365 A Christmas Story (3 of 4)

I’m not entirely why I love this one, but I really do! I took it on the last day before the holidays, when I had Lucas with me at work for the annual kids’ Christmas party. I called it “Executive VP in Charge of Cuteness.”

364:365 Executive VP in charge of cuteness

And finally, for the sake of completeness and also because it is still, after all, Christmas Day: the final picture in this second iteration of Project 365.

365:365 That's a wrap!

That was a hell of a lot of fun!

Now what?????

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Batman December 25, 2011 at 2:03 pm

Congrats on another year! Merry everything! One more year?

2 CoCo December 26, 2011 at 5:13 pm

How about 7/52

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