100 wednesdays – May 8, 2013

May 08, 2013


{spring has sprung}

Not many instagram photos this week. My phone decided to die on me, I had to replace all the software and basically start over. Luckily all my photos were backed up. I’ll be making it up this week and hope to have a really great series of photos to share on May 15. I have been trying out a new app called Over that allows you to add text to your photos. I like it sometimes but I am finding I really am a purist when it comes to altering my photos. For me it is all about color, expression, and composition. I will however continue to try out these sorts of apps to see how they work in my creative process.

I’m finding that as you continue on a really long project like this one, you have to have patience, resilience to keep going and always be on the look out for inspiration. I’ve joined a couple of photography classes this month to help with the inspiration piece. One on Clickin’ Moms and one with my dear friend Andrea Scher called 30 day treasure hunt. I have taken 30 day treasure hunts with Andrea before and they are usually just the right dose of creativity that I need to help me bounce back or keep moving forward.

In addition to the classes, I recently purchased an olioclip lens that I will be trying out as well. It is a 3 in one lens with  fisheye, wide angle and macro capabilities.

Finally, what am I going to do with all the photos I have been taking? I have decided to use some of them to create mixed media art and I will be creating a book that shows all the photos from day one until the end of the project.

Hope you have a great week and that your own creativity brings you much joy and pleasure.


Welcome to the redlinedesign® 100 Wednesday Jumpstart to Creativity Project. This is a daily project sponsored by redlinedesign® that will take place from September 1, 2012 – July 2, 2014 (100 Wednesdays). Photos will be posted on Wednesdays and will include favorite instagram picks from the prior week. To join in or follow along you can also become part of the Flickr Group: redlinedesign® 100 Wednesdays.

I am doing my best to update the flickr group but in general the most up to date photos can be found on the blog each week.




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