I am happy to share that I have made it through all 366 of my first photo a day challenge! They definitely do call it a challenge for a reason. There were some days where I had zero inspiration and real life definitely got in the way. On the other hand, I started to learn to think outside the box, not taking the daily prompts so literally, and it became something I looked forward to. It really did up my creativity and imagination. You start to look at the detail of the everyday objects and the scenery around you.
I really enjoyed how it helped me improve my skills in photo editing software like Adobe Lightroom. I became more comfortable shooting in manual mode and started experimenting with different lenses. All of these skills take time to learn and master. Just like playing piano, it helps when you practice everyday. Participating in The Bethadilly Challenge made me challenge myself and find a style that was all my own. I'm excited to share that I will be jumping on board The Bethadilly 52 this year. Instead of a photo each day, I will be taking a themed photo each week. I'm thrilled to keep pushing myself and ready to try something new!
Thank you for following along with me here on my blog and on Instagram! I'm ready to take on a new challenge this year. Have you ever participated on a photo challenge? Maybe thinking of participating in one? Tell me all about it in the comments section below or tweet me @thefreckledrose. I'm determined to keep learning, growing and challenging myself with photography every day. I'm ready to take on a new year and I'm eager to see new things and visit new places! Wishing you a happy 2017 full of adventure.
In Case You Missed It - Project 366 Weeks 47 - 50