Project 365: Into December • RI Children's Photographer

I'm now into the home stretch on this year's project 365.  Only a few days left of taking a photo each and every day.  Doing a project like this is fantastic for photography growth.  It can also be tiring to pick up your camera every day, especially on days when you're tired or busy or not feeling super creative.  Or those days when you really want to take a photo of the cat, and he isn't cooperative.  At all.  Sometimes cats are divas.  What can you do?

That said, there is a sense of accomplishment in doing a photo-a-day project.  I've said this before, but it's something that I can't recommend highly enough for any and all photographers.  It's a great way to look back and remember your year and see how your photography has grown and changed.

December is an interesting month.  It's dark, literally....the darkest day of the year comes in December.  It's (usually) cold.  But yet there are lights everywhere.  In windows.  Christmas lights. There is the hope and joy of the holiday season.  The sunsets that occur December through February are the most beautiful ones of all, and I was lucky enough to capture one the first day of December.  There was also some snow, some Lionel, and a whole lot of Lensbaby action.  Take a look below to see it all.  What is your favorite part of December?  Let me know in the comments!

 Sunset at Matunuck, RI

DECEMBER 1 • 5DIV/16-35MM F4

16MM • F7.1 • 30 SECONDS • ISO 100

 Maine Coon Cat in Wakefield, RI

DECEMBER 2 • 5DIV/200MM F2

200MM • F2 • 1/400 • ISO 200

 berries on burning bush in Wakefield, RI 

DECEMBER 3 • 5DIV/LENSBABY COMPOSER PRO WITH DOUBLE GLASS OPTIC

50MM • STAR SHAPED APERTURE • 1/250 • ISO 40

 Weed in winter in Wakefield, RI

DECEMBER 4 • 5DIV/LENSBABY COMPOSER WITH DOUBLE GLASS OPTIC

50MM • WAVY SHAPED APERTURE • 1/160 • ISO 250

 Maine Coon cat in Wakefield, RI

DECEMBER 5 • REBEL XT/50MM F1.8

0MM • F1.8 • 1/320 • ISO 1600

 Maine Coon cat in Wakefield, RI

DECEMBER 6 • 1DXII/85MM F1.2

85MM • F1.2 • 1/640 • ISO 100

 Hot tea in a glass

DECEMBER 7 • 1DXII/50MM F1.2

50MM • F2.0 • 1/160 • ISO 800

 Maine Coon cat in Wakefield, RI

DECEMBER 8 • 1DXII/85MM F1.2

85MM • F1.8 • 1/800 • ISO 200

 Peace Dale, RI at night on a snowy day

DECEMBER 9 • 1DXII/LENSBABY COMPOSER PRO WITH DOUBLE GLASS OPTIC

0MM • STAR SHAPED APERTURE • 1/80 • ISO 8000

 man surfing in Narragansett, RI

DECEMBER 10 • 1DXII/SIGMA 160-600 F5-6.3

600MM • F6.3 • 1/640 • ISO 320

 Woman sitting on couch in Wakefield, RI

DECEMBER 11 • 5DIV/35MM F1.4

35MM • F3.5 • 1/250 • ISO 3200

 Bananas on a kitchen counter

DECEMBER 12 • 1DXII/50MM F1.2

50MM • F1.8 • 1/250 • ISO 4000

 Narragansett Town Beach and Dunes club in winter

DECEMBER 13 • 1DXII/24-70MM F2.8

24MM • F16 • 30 SECONDS • ISO 100

 cat on deck in snow in Wakefield, RI

DECEMBER 14 • 1DXII/85MM F1.2

85MM • F1.2 • 1/1000 • ISO 200

 girl on Main st. in Wakefield, RI in the snow

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