Tag Archives: portraits

7::52

19 Feb

One picture per kid per week for a year.

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Holt

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Win

6::52

12 Feb

One picture per kid per week for a year.

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Holt

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Win

5::52

5 Feb

One picture per kid per week for a year.

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Win: his first experience with snow.  Doesn’t it look like Narnia?

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Holt: going for a walk on the beach, with his hands in his POC-KETS, on his birthday

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4::52

29 Jan

One picture per kid per week for a year.

This was the first week that it was actually hard to pick just one.   This challenge has given me the reason to take pictures often, and I’m getting a bit better at pulling the camera out.

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Win protecting one of the pair of stone bunnies that we walk by on our weekend walks.  The boys have named the stone “babbets” Win & Holt.

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Holt hugging the “babbet”

52 portraits

1 Jan

I’ve been reading about the photo 365 project.  It’s the one where you take a picture everyday and do something with it and at the end of the year you have a picture from every day of the year.

It sounds so wonderful…but completely unrealistic to me.  I just can’t see myself really keeping up with it EVERY DAY.

But I recently found Bleubird Blog’s The 52 Project.

I love this idea.  Take a picture (or portrait if you’d like to call it that) of each of your kids once a week for a year.  I can see so many things I could do with this. I could take them all in instagram and make a flipagram.  I could make a real flip book from Artifact Uprising.  They have really nice craft and papers and a nicely-sized square book for instagram photos.  I could make a larger print book or a gif! Maybe it’s a poster with all 52 pictures.

And once a week seems so much easier than every day.

I’ve seen a lot of people in the blogosphere talking about “goals” instead of “resolutions”.  I’m not really sure I know the difference.  But New Year’s has always been a time for me, and I’m sure for many, to reflect about last year, and the past in general, and look to next year.  Whether it be a goal or something I resolve to do…I would like to do this.

Take one picture of each of my kids once a week every week this year. I’m excited to see the every day mixed in with the special times…all in one place.

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