Top Ten Photo a Day Tips

This post was last updated on December 12th, 2011 at 03:16 pm

Taking a photo a day is not only a significant commitment but it can get downright onerous at times.  The daily satisfaction was one thing but after viewing them a few times on New Year’s Day and sharing the joy with family and friends made me realize it was worth it. Still there were many days when it wasn’t easy.

I’ve noticed a few new members to this year’s pool so I thought it might be helpful to share a few tips that I found helpful in sustaining the project.

  • Carry a camera with you all the time. This sounds obvious but it was a rare occasion I did not have my camera with me. I bought a simple carrying case that I hook on my belt. Ladies, your purse is your friend. 🙂
  • Use a cellphone. While not the greatest quality, it became my backup.
  • Shoot tons. You never know what will make a great photo. Sometimes I’d shoot the same thing 20 times using various settings to get something of interest. This is how you learn your camera.
  • Determine a workflow. I tried to download photos
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