Monday, April 30, 2012

Operation: Use My Camera

I have been following Trish's posts where each month she picks a kitchen appliance she doesn't use enough and dedicates a month to it. Since January I have been toying with an idea of my own that adopts her idea, but I want to broaden it a bit. I am not much for the kitchen. I am going to do something that encompasses my entire house. So, at the beginning of each month I am going to set goals and then we will see how it goes.

For May, I want to take more pictures. I used to be huge into photography but I hardly take pictures any more. I bought a new camera recently, though, and I am determined to use it more often. My goal is to use it everyday in May and to help I am using a photo a day meme of sorts hosted at Fat Mum Slim. You can see the categories in the picture below.


I might post the actual pictures to my Tumblr, which I actually resurrected yesterday. Or Pinterest. I haven't entirely decided yet...

In preparation, I took some pictures today:
Casey and her 'Stash' that she generally could careless about because she loves one toy...

15 comments:

  1. I really love this idea!!! I totally want to commit to doing this, but I hate to commit at the same time :/ Things are just so up in the air right now..still not even close to coming back to blogging regularly. But maybe this is something I can do quick each day and post on tumblr…hmmm…maybe I'll sign up and see what I can do :) Looking forward to your pics!! The ones you took are gorgeous!

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  2. what a cute idea. I am not big on commiting to things..i begin to stress the minute I do lol love the outdoor pics, I am down here with my air conditioning on sweating and those look so nice and cool!!!
    Those mousies look quite familiar! lol..noting that swift little paw lol

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  3. Those are gorgeous photos! I like the idea of having a template of what to take pictures of. Intersting idea. I'm a terrible photographer, haha!

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  4. This is such a fantastic idea, Kelly! I'm looking forward to seeing your pics for this month! Any idea what next month's "to do" will be yet?

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  5. I'm so so glad that you've adopted the "Operation Use My" idea!! And I love that you're tailoring it to using things throughout the household. And like Debi, I'm curious about next month's Operation.

    The outdoor pics are very peaceful!! I think I've decided to post "Wordless" Wednesday posts each week with the picture prompts.

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  6. This is a great idea! Love the outdoor pics! And wow that's a lot of brightly colored cat toys! My parents cat has a ton of toys it never plays with. He prefers to dig out the cardboard toilet paper rolls from the trash to play with instead. :P

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  7. Oh, very interesting, Kailana! A photo a day....

    Your area looks as brown and gray as ours! I know green leaves are budding everywhere, it's been such a dark spring- today we had fog for most of the day - that I long for it to be spring and May and colourful again. I can hardly wait to see what you take pictures of, could you post some of them here? I'm not on tumblr, I've heard of it but that's it.

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  8. What an awesome idea! If my crappy old camera would hold a charge for longer than two pictures I'd join you. Maybe next year!

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    1. That is too bad about your camera. This one is doing pretty well so far. I am still using the batteries that came with it.

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  9. This is going to be fun!! I love the cat's stash!!

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  10. What a great idea! Have fun!

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    1. Thanks! I am so far. :)

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  11. You are always doing the funnest projects! Gah, you make me want to join in on everything! :)

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  12. I started to do this in April and completely forgot about it, mid-way!!! Have fun with it! Cool that you got a new camera. So funny about the kitty's stash!

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  13. Thanks for posting about this challenge. This is exactly the boost I needed to get back into using my camera frequently. I have done the first three days. Tomorrow I will do day four and five. Have you been staying up to date so far? Did you decide exactly where you will post your photos?

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