Together with other DC photographers, I’m participating in the 10 at 10 photo challenge. We take an image from every hour of the day, ideally at 10 after the hour, challenging ourselves creatively. With this project, I wanted to incorporate some video with my stills, as I enjoy exploring that medium, and work with my self timer. I wanted to depart from my “go-to shots” and create an essence of my day.
I’ve waited for the *right* day for this project– ideally, a warm day with sunshine and happy children and help. When I have the 3 children alone, I can hardly pick-up my camera once, let alone 10 times. But as I waited, I realized there is no perfect day. So, I went ahead with it.
It’s not my typical joyful style, but I think it reflects my love of documenting what is real And this was real. A gloomy, cold, windy Saturday. Nothing much planned. Just a day in our life this winter.
A little austere, a little bored, a little tired.
An unmemorable day, remembered. And I think there is beauty in that.