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January 2019 FMS Photo A Day Challenge

Fat Mum Slim /

Hello!

Woah! I don’t know where on earth the time goes, but here we are… welcoming in a brand new year. Time goes fast, but a lovely way to savour the days is by taking photo a day. It’s simply taking a moment each day to be creative and snap a photo. It costs nothing, but a glimpse of your time. All the details on how to play are below, but you can also pop a question in the comments and I’ll pop back in and answer you.

HOW TO PLAY

+ Playing along is really simple! Just look at the list each day and take a photo using the prompt as inspiration. So, for example, Day 1 is HELLO, so all you have to do is take a photo of something that shows ‘hello’. You might like to share a photo of you, and introduce yourself. You might like to write the word hello and take a photo. There are so many ways to interpret this one. Have fun!
+ You can then share your photo on either Facebook or Instagram or both! To share on Instagram, just upload with the hashtag #FMSPAD and you’re done {more details below if you need them though!} and to share on Facebook, upload to your personal page or jump into our Facebook group and share there.

HOW TO PLAY ON INSTAGRAM

+ Simply upload the photo to Instagram, add a caption {you could mention the day and the prompt in the caption}, add the hashtag #FMSPAD and then publish.
+ Check out the #FMSPAD hashtag to see all the other photos. Like them. Comment on them. Be part of the community.
+ Each day a Fab Four is picked from the photos shared on Instagram for the challenge. It’s four photos that have captured our attention from each prompt. Check the feed here to see the photos.
+ To make it easier to find all the daily photos, you can find and use the daily hashtags below. Simply add them to your caption when uploading to Instagram.  Alternatively, my App {The Little Moments App for iPhone/iPad} generates the daily hashtag for you automatically so it takes all the thinking out of it for you!

HOW TO SHARE ON FACEBOOK

+ Upload the photo in our Facebook Photo A Day group {you’ll be added within 12 hours of requesting}, add a caption {you could mention the day and the prompt in the caption} and then publish. You’re also welcome to share on your personal page, if that’s how you like to roll.
+ Check out the photos shared in the group, or among your friends. Comment, like and be part of the photo-taking community.
+ Each day a Fab Four is picked from the photos shared in our Facebook group for the challenge by our lovely admin team. It’s four {or more} photos that have captured our attention from each prompt. The photos are made into a collage, shared and pinned to the top of the group.

HOW TO REMEMBER THE PROMPTS EASILY

+ For all devices and PC, we upload the prompts which you can download automatically into your phone or PC calendar. For Smartphones & Mac Calendar, click here. For HTML for web viewing, click here.
+ You can also print out the list, save it as your screensaver or save it to your camera roll.
+ If you’re a lucky iPhone or iPad owner, you can use the Little Moments App to remind you of what the prompts are, as well as make your photos a bit fancy. You can grab the App here.

If you want more help with the prompts, and ideas of what to take photos below, read on:

1. Hello
Hello 2019! Say ‘hello’ in a photo and share it with us.

2. New
Take a photo of something that is new to you – a place, a thing, an experience, a new day!

3. Currently reading
What are you reading right now – a great book, a map, a recipe – share it in a photo.

4. Yellow
Take a photo of anything that is yellow.

5. A fave thing
Share a photo of your favourite thing – a place, colour, season – anything you like.

6. Breakfast
Share your breakfast with us today!

7. Look up!
We often don’t have time to stop and just look around us. Take a moment today to look up and share what you see with us.

8. Quirky
Take a photo of something you find a little bit unusual.

9. This or that
Show us what ‘this or that’ means to you.

10. Play
Show us ‘play’ in a photo today.

11. Pink
Take a photo of something pink.

12. Begins with T
Take a photo of something beginning with the letter ‘T’.

13. Lunch
Share your lunch with us today!

14. Handful
What have you got your hands full with today – literally or figuratively speaking.

15. Paint
Take a photo of paint – a brightly painted fence or door, or maybe something you have painted yourself.

16. Glasses
Glasses you wear or glasses you drink from or some other type of glass. Take a photo and share with us.

17. Corner
What’s around the corner? Share in a photo. Or take a photo of a corner.

18. Turquoise
Take a photo of something turquoise.

19. Fence
Fences come in all sizes and colours. Find one today and share with us.

20. Dinner
Share your dinner with us today!

21. Nice!
Something nice – show us what nice means to you.

22. I went here
Where did you go today? Show us in a photo.

23. A drink
Show us what you’re drinking today.

24. Landscape
An opportunity to travel the world today through your photos. Share with us a landscape you love!

25. White
Take a photo of something white.

26. What I wore today
What are you wearing? Show us all or part of your outfit today.

27. A sign
Find a sign and share with us – road sign, shop sign or any other sign you can think of.

28. The sky
What’s the sky looking like in your part of the word today? Head outside or look out the window and share with us – morning, noon or nighttime.

29. Empty
Take a photo of something or somewhere that is empty.

30. Monochrome
A monochrome photo uses only one colour but in various shades. Take a photo today, any subject you like, in monochrome and share with us.

31. Morning
What’s happening this morning? Share with us in a photo.

@Fatmumslim