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September Photo A Day 2018

Fat Mum Slim /

Hello! Holy smokes, it’s almost September and we’re just a downhill slide into Christmas. Seriously. So I’m here bringing you the list for September. This month’s prompts were created by the ever-so-kind Jenny from Love Wednesday.

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 SPOON, so all you have to do is take a photo of a spoon.
+ 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. Spoon
Spoons are such interesting tools to capture. What’s on your spoon?
2. Dad
It’s Father’a day in Australia. Let’s celebrate the Dads! Show us your Dad or a really great guy in your life.
3. Rain
If it’s not physically raining, you might find a book or a picture of rain. Or can you make something else rain!
4. Sauce
The king of the condiments! Let’s get dipping!
5. Toes
10 little toes. Show us some feet!
6. Balloons
Light, bright, squeaky balloons. Great balls of fun to photograph today.
7. Musical
What’s playing that tune? Capture it in a photo.
8. Pepper
Salt and pepper, chilli pepper, bell peppers or maybe a dog called Pepper. Please sprinkle us with pepper.
9. Dance
Shake it baby! Here’s your moment to share an action shot.
10. Kick
If you love your sports this shot will be easy, but if not, show us what else you get a kick out of.
11. Broken
Things brake all the time. Can you show us a beautiful mess?
12. Swing
Children on swings make for great photos, but wet washing on the line could also work.
13. Clever
Got a clever cookie in your house? Who has done something clever?
14. Grub
A grub is an animal but also a great word for anything messy.
15. Steps
A staircase or natural stairs or someone walking.
16. Swish
The bakers and artists will have no trouble coming up with a creative swish.
17. Suit
Some of us wear suits every day. A deck of cards also have suits. Capture a suit that suits you.
18. Twenty
Can you take a photo of a collection or find the number 20 around you today?
19. Pocket
Clothes with pockets are the best! Or it might be a different type of pocket like a pita pocket or parent pocket at school.
20. Handsome
Is there a good looking guy in your life? Maybe your son or pet.
21. A board game
Let’s play! Gather your friends and share a game of your fave old school game.
22. Waiting
Nobody likes waiting, but take a photo while you’ve got some forced time.
23. Hanging
Wet washing on the line or a little person hanging from the monkey bars. Maybe you can show us something fabulous hanging on the wall.
24. Bite
We don’t want anyone to draw blood but show us a bite out of or a bite into something!
25. Playful
Show us that fun side. Have you got a fun, playful photo to share today?
26. Kind act
What is something kind you’ve done, seen or experienced today?
27. Flowers
Head outside, find some flowers and take a photo.
28. Entertainment
It’s almost the freakin’ weekend! What’s entertaining you?
29. Grey
Grey is the new black. Take a photo of something grey or this might be a greta prompt to share a black and white photo.
30. Pineapple
Pineapples are trending. Find one in the flesh or in design and let’s get tropical!

I hope you have a great month!

@Fatmumslim