Thursday, 27 September 2012

Dammit, Jim, I'm a Blogger Not a Photographer

So there I was sitting all alone on the couch (where else would I be) minding my own business when...



Wait, wait, that's not exactly true. I was making witty comments on some of my favourite blogs, and smart-ass ones on the others when all of a sudden I came across the latest post from Ziva @ Ziva's Infernal Inferno and Michael Whitman-Jones @ I Never Want To Get Up.Com. It was like stereo. Having invented the 30 Days of Photographes meme and invited other bloggers to share in the pain, er, shame, er, glory(?) this past April, these two sadists have set their mark (see what I did there? sadists/mark, marquis de sade) again for the month of October.

That's right ladies and gentlemen, October is 30 Days of Photographs III. Don't these people think we've already taken enough photos.

Shit.

Good thing I just charged up my iPhone/camera. And I've got the first week in the bag. Now there's a positive "development". I refuse to be "negative" about this. I will remain "focussed".  After all this exercise "lens" itself to my creative side.

Here's the crazy list Ziva and Mike came up with...


1. Shiny
2. Fast
3. Above my head
4. Sour
5. Lotion
6. Vibration
7. Craftsman
8. Hair
9. Rules
10. Stalker
11. Heavy
12. Five
13. Calm
14. Secret
15. My favorite food
16. Bullshit
17. Coins
18. Qwerty
19. Steel
20. Nails
21. Broken
22. Neutral
23. Underwater
24. M&M’s
25. Video
26. Heart
27. Kafkaesque
28. Autumn
29. The city
30. Blackout

The current state of my health prevents me from getting out and about much so my photos may be a little odd, all pretty much taken around the house. But, hey, I think you've come to expect odd from me, right?

You can get the deets on Photos III from either Mike or Ziva and during the competition Ziva will have a link where everyone can post their daily contribution.

You know with Ziva in Finland and Mike in Colorado, me in Canada and everybody else somewhere in between it's like we're bringing the globe closer together. Don't you just wanna break into I Want To Teach The World To Sing In Perfect Harmony?

Yeah, me either. Never did like Coke.

Tune in Monday for the first instalment.

21 comments:

Cheryl said...

I will be looking forward to seeing your photos, Dufus. I bet they'll be very interesting.

Robert said...

30 days of skipping this blog in my daily reads.

nonamedufus said...

You don't know what you'll be missing.

Ziva said...

You've got the entire first week in the bag already? Man, I have some catching up to do. I have ONE photo. I'm looking forward to seeing what you and your trusty iPhone come up with. ;)

nonamedufus said...

Be careful what you wish for.

Cheryl said...

Skankopotamus! I only have one I'm sure of & that prompt doesn't come around for almost 3 weeks. Do you know any bald guys whose head I can photograph for Day 1? (You're a real trooper, y'know? I shoot weird and powerful energy in a northwesterly direction on a daily basis. Hope you're catching it.)

nonamedufus said...

Oh, I'm catching it alright, thanks. And good luck finding that bald guy.

Indigo Roth said...

Hey Dufus! I am so tempted by this, but I am not renowned as a snapper. A fiddler, hacker, scribbler and poker, perhaps. Still. Indigo

nonamedufus said...

Hey, you don't need talent Indigo. (Look at me.) You just need to find something to match the theme.

meleahrebeccah said...

YAY!! Welcome to the team! I am super excited!

meleahrebeccah said...

"The current state of my health prevents me from getting out and about
much so my photos may be a little odd, all pretty much taken around the
house. But, hey, I think you've come to expect odd from me, right?""


Same here! Same here! It's either HOME photos or all things medical! Because that's all I have to work with!

nonamedufus said...

Yeah, this will indeed be a challenge. I can only take so many photos of meds.

nonamedufus said...

Well, I don't know if I'd use the word "excited" exactly. We'll see.

meleahrebeccah said...

I hear that!

meleahrebeccah said...

I am. It will be a nice distraction!

Nicky said...

You've got the first week in the bag?!?!

Keener.

nonamedufus said...

Yeah but now I'm really stuck on what to do with the 2nd week's themes. My god.

Jamie Baker said...

OOH, OOH, I want to play. I'm sorry and inconsistent as a blogger, so maybe I can shine as a photographer. Yeah, probably not.

nonamedufus said...

Hey, the more the merrier. Or as I like to say "misery loves company."

nonamedufus said...

Now that I recall I did that the last time. So I'll really be tested this time around.

meleahrebeccah said...

Good luck!

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