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Photo a day challenge: See the September list

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It’s time! Each day this month stop for a moment. Just a moment. And find a little inspiration in your life. Take a photo. Share it. Be part of a big, happy, sharing family. It’s fun!

Here’s how to play:

1. Grab your camera or your smartphone

2. Look at the list. What’s the daily prompt? Let’s say it’s day one, so the prompt is YOU, NOW.

3. Take a photo of yourself. Or a photo of a photo. You can make it as abstract as you like.

4. Now you can either save the photo for yourself and now share. Or you can share. If you’re sharing, upload the photo to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, Pinterest or where ever you’re sharing. The most common places to share are below. You can also share in one or all of them.

Facebook: Share on your own page, our on my Facebook page. You can see everyone sharing their photos here.
Twitter: Just upload your photo along with a tweet. Add the hashtag #FMSphotoaday
Instagram: Upload your photo using the Instagram app and add the hashtag #FMSphotoaday
Flickr: Add your photo to the Photo A Day group pool

5. Take a look at everyone else’s photos. Like and comment them. Be part of the community.

The hashtag for September is #FMSphotoaday, and you can also use #FMSphotoadaySEPT if you want to group your photos into months.

A little more detail about the prompts:

1. You, now: A photo of you at present. So a self-portrait. A photo of your reflection. Or a photo of a photo.
2. Father: It’s Father’s Day in Australia. Take a photo of your dad. A Dad. A father figure. Etc.
3. Far Away: Take a photo of something far away, as in distance or time-wise.
4. In my mailbox/postbox: Take a photo of something out of your mailbox, or inside your mailbox.
5. Bright: Take a photo of something bright. Or someone super smart. Or something just bright!
6. Every day: Take a photo of something from your every day, or something that happens every day.
7. Natural: Take a photo of something natural {in colour or else}.
8. At night: Take a photo at night.
9. Something you do most weekends: Do you sleep? Eat? Play? Party? Snap it.
10. Hero: Who do you look up to? Share.
11. Black + White: Shoot in black and white today.
12. Together: Snap a photo of something together, or something that belongs together.
13. Table: Take a photo of a table, or something on a table.
14. Favourite: Take a photo of something that you adore!
15. First thing you see: What’s the first thing you see when you wake? Get to work? Or go somewhere? Snap it. Share it.
16. Strange: Shoot something strange/unsual in your day.
17. In my fridge: Give us a glimpse into the state of your fridge.
18. Price: Snap a price, on an ad, a tag or somewhere else.
19. Underneath: Snap a photo of something underneath. Simple.
20. Man-made: The opposite to natural, kinda. Take a photo of something man-made.
21. Sometimes: What’s something that happens sometimes in your life? Shoot it.
22. Up: Look up. Snap. Share.
23. Before bedtime: What’s the last thing you do before bedtime? Or in the hour before bedtime? Shoot it.
24. 3 things: Take a photo of three things {objects or otherwise}.
25. Frame: Take a photo of something within a frame.
26. Near: Take a photo of something near.
27. Love/Hate: Take a photo of something you love/hate. It would be done by take two photos and combining them in one using an app {like picframe}, or sharing two photos.
28. A good thing: Take a photo of a good thing {something you saw, something love etc}.
29. Errand: Take a photo of a errand you’ve done, or need to do, or something else did.
30. You, then: Take a photo of you from the past {think childhood or even last month!}.

Have fun, and happy snapping! x

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  • Ranch Mama

    You read my mind! I just got on the computer to see if you had posted this yet! Thank You! You are awesome!

  • Kim H

    I’m going to try really hard to do every single one this month. Fun! x

  • Lili Sulastri Zainal Abidin

    Great challenge and even though I did not make it for the month of August, I hope to be able to make it for September. I shall upload them in recent blog This is my photo gallery. Do come by from time to time. Appreciate that very much.

  • Hi again! This is my third month now and I hope to finish this one 🙂 I have a public album on Facebook:

    Feel free to take a look 😀

  • Evelyn

    Looking forward to September! Thank you 🙂 My pictures will be on instagram: @evetimpoh

  • Now that we have our own Android, I am totally gonna do this!!! SO EXCITED. Just posted my first pic in Instagram, yaaaay!

  • Verone Travis

    I love this challenge and your providing the topics makes it easier. Thank for all the work and thought that goes into this project!

  • Lucy

    looking forward to this months challenge 🙂

    will be posting on my blog

  • jcash

    Can’t seem to find the group for Flickr…can you help?

  • Jo

    This will be my 7th month… never thought I would be able to keep up, but it’s been a lot of fun and a challenge.

  • Wendy McDonagh-Valentine

    Hi there. I’ve been away for a week and couldn’t wait to see the new prompts for September!! I can’t tell you how much I love this photo challenge. It’s so hard to believe I started in June and am still going strong. I have a week’s worth of photos to catch up on but am definitely looking forward to it!! I will be posting my photos on Flickr at wendy0112. I’m looking forward to seeing the gorgeous photography of all of my friends that I’ve made thru the Flickr group and, hopefully, seeing some new people join in. Thanks so much, Chantelle!! xoxo

    ~ Wendy

  • Tricia Tennery

    I’m your newest follower and can’t wait to start this challenge 🙂

  • Mine are going to be located at
    I am looking forward to participating in this.

  • Great prompts this month!

  • Elke dag Zaterdag

    For the first time I will participate in this challenge! You can see my photos here:

  • Trudy

    Hi, I’m joining in the photo-a-day challenge and am posting onto my blog. Come over and have a look, if you’d like to!!
    Cheers, Trudy
    p.s. Hope I get something interesting in my letterbox today!!

  • Trudy

    Hi, I’m Trudy and I’m joining in this fun challenge. Thanks Chantelle for your fabulous list of words!! I’ll be posting my photos onto my blog, so if anyone would like to have a look, come on over : -) Cheers, Trudy

  • Bia Hain

    Olá, sou do Brasil e estou participando do seu desafio…Um abraço, ótima ideia!

  • This has been fun for me; I put down my DSLR and am using my phone for the photo’s and the challenges of that switch have taken a lot of thought. Thanks for putting this thing together and thanks for keeping it going.

  • Dillon Gintings

    It’s fun. Mine can see on my Instagram @dtings and my hashtag is #dtingsfmsphotoaday

  • Timo

    Now I noticed that #10 and #11 have swapped in pic and detail explanations. I did according to explanations as I copied it to my phone as a note.

  • Ok, count me in. Tweeted my very first tweet, on my new iphone, @stonerisko. (The other shelves are not so healthy!!) Be kind…