Today we will reveal the March and April images from the 2020 Photography 139 Calendar.
The March image was taken at the Harrier Marsh near Ogden. It was taken of the not best maintained gravel road that splits the marsh into two. It is taken from a drone. This image was taken on April 13, 2019.
Camera: Hasselblad L1D-20C
Focal Length: 10.3mm
Altitude: 284.6 meters above Sea Level
The April image is a yellow bird (that I have yet to identify) enjoying the cherry blossoms of one of my cherry trees. This image was taken on May 14, 2018.
Camera: Sony ILCA-77M2
Focal Length: 400mm
Tomorrow we will reveal the images for May and June.
Here it is, the end of THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT. You didn’t think I’d ever get there, did you. Wherever I am when this publishes (probably in Tennessee is my guess), I will be drinking a steaming hot cup of coffee. Cause coffee is for closers. As of today, I am a closer!
Just kidding. Coffee is gross and I won’t be touching that trash. If there is any silver lining to be taken from man made climate change, it is that coffee is one of the first things that will stop growing. Bye-bye coffee. You won’t be missed.
Back to my Trevor Hoffman moment. This is the last page from THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT:
Page 123 – Don’t take any more photographs -none- until you see something that emotionally moves you. Only then pick up your camera.
Phew! Thanks to everybody that will appear on one of the pages of the physical photo journal that sits on my coffee table:
Kyle Sharp and some random wrestler from Perry
Autumn Sharp, Emily Bridges, Kassidy, and Myriah Sharp (I think)
If you wish to see all 105 pictures taken for THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT, click on the link below:
So, what is next? I hinted that I was going to tack a new photo project next year. There is a new project. In 2020 I’m going to tackle a book called “104 Things to Photograph”. There are 52 weeks in a year, there for I plan on taking 2 pictures a week.
The themes in this book are not nearly as ambitious as the themes in THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT. Here is an example of some of the themes:
A Belly Laugh
A Neon Sign
What’s in your Pocket
I’m sure I’ll be calling on many of the people that appeared in THE PHOTO JOURNAL PROJECT and I’m sure I’ll be calling on many other people as well. Stay tuned.
This is your reminder that this week’s WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE theme is CANDID PORTRAIT:
A CANDID PORTRAIT is a picture of somebody that isn’t posing for a picture. They can know that you are taking their picture, but they aren’t posing for the picture.
Happy photo harvesting!