Posts Tagged ‘onephotoperday’

PhotoYOLO: Receive One Photo Per Day from ‘a Friend You Just Haven’t Met Yet’

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Where popular culture is concerned, YOLO might be the new Carpe Diem. The acronym, which stands for “you only live once,” has become increasingly popular over the past several years after its first known mention in the NBC reality show The Average Joe back in 2004. Now, almost 10 years later, it’s broken into the photography industry with the new site PhotoYOLO. Read more…

Photographer Uses His iPhone to Capture One Photo Per Day of a Lonely Bur Oak

A Year in the Life of That Tree

For 20 years, 52-year-old photojournalist Mark Hirsch drove by the lonely old Bur Oak two miles from his home in southwest Wisconsin without thinking to take its picture even once. Then, one evening, he took a particularly beautiful photo of the tree at sunset using his newly purchased iPhone.

It was just his way of testing out the phone’s camera (which he was very skeptical of) and, lo and behold, he was hooked. For a full year after that, starting on March 23, 2012, Hirsch took one photo per day of the towering Bur Oak, and he’s titled the resulting project “That Tree.” Read more…

Creative 365 Project Captures the Same Lighthouse in 365 Different Ways

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One Lighthouse, 365 Clicks is a fascinating photo series by Brazilian photographer Tunisio Alves Filho. Like all 365 projects, he took one photo per day over the course of a year. Unlike most 365 projects, he never changed subjects, just vantage point, composition and style — needless to say, he had to get pretty creative. Read more…

Photographer Took One Photo Every Day for Eighteen Years

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Jamie Livingston isn’t a household name. And even though he has his own Wikipedia entry and has had his story told many times over the years, it’s as moving today as ever. Jamie was a New York-based photographer, film maker and circus performer who became famous by taking one polaroid picture every day for the last eighteen years of his life. Read more…