Thoughts on My 365

by Stephanie Hyde May. 09, 2017 1347 views

I'm new to 365 projects and started for the first time in January.  It was honestly daunting at first but I've grown to look forward to it daily.  Undertaking the process was really the perfect solution to get me practicing on a daily basis.  I can see the growth from where I was last year...which is always motivating to keep practicing and improving.  I dare say I might be addicted at this point.  I have been through periods where I was less inspired but pushed through to find some creativity again.  

I do love coming here and seeing all the exotic, beautiful locations people get to photograph.  I sometimes feel out of place that my images are boring or uninspired.   I'm at the raising children stage of life that doesn't allow me to travel much.  My goal is to show my little corner of the universe and make it as interesting as possible to me and document my life for the memories they will hold for me one day.  I already look back and enjoy seeing the wonderful  moments I captured.  I can look back over year ago and see this shot...

And then this one taken a year later...Same view essentially but lots of practice and a different perspective.

There really are interesting stories all around waiting to be told from your perspective.  

Thanks to everyone who has liked, commented or given me some great constructive criticism.  I'm inspired by all of you and your stories.


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Jay Boggess 2 years, 5 months ago

What may seem common & everyday to you, doesn't mean it is to eryone else.
Everyone's life is unique and worth sharing with our "fellow travelers"........IMHO......

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Stephanie Hyde Replied to Jay Boggess 2 years, 5 months ago

Yes, that's a great point Jay! Thank you

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Jay Boggess Replied to Stephanie Hyde 2 years, 5 months ago

My pleasure!

:=D

Cheers!

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Helen Hooker 2 years, 5 months ago

I'm so pleased you're enjoying the experience - it is truly addictive! It's been a delight seeing your photos over the months.

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Stephanie Hyde Replied to Helen Hooker 2 years, 5 months ago

It really is addictive! Thank you Helen - that means a lot coming from someone with your talent :-)

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Lisa Britton 2 years, 5 months ago

I also joined in January and so enjoy this adventure. I look forward every day to seeing the posts and enjoy the comments I receive on mine. Yes, some days I am more inspired than others but I never fail to look forward to the next day. Thank you for your friendship, comments, inspiration and for allowing me to share the joy of your journey. Keep up the Great work and continue to enjoy all that you do :)

2 years, 5 months ago Edited
Stephanie Hyde Replied to Lisa Britton 2 years, 5 months ago

Thanks so much Lisa...the feeling is mutual :-)

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Amber Josephine 2 years, 5 months ago

I've really enjoyed following along with your project! I've been doing my 365 project since January (about the time I started to get more interested in photography) as well and seeing the images that your and others have been producing definitely help inspire me to a level I may one day achieve.

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Stephanie Hyde Replied to Amber Josephine 2 years, 5 months ago

Thank you Adam! I learn new things every day on here :-)

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Antonio Gil 2 years, 5 months ago

An amazing evolution, definitely.

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Stephanie Hyde Replied to Antonio Gil 2 years, 5 months ago

Thanks so much Antonio!

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