20-25/365 Photo Challenge

365 Photo challenge

I was feeling a little overwhelmed this past week and just really… really struggling to implement some of the changes I’m reading about, capture the images I see in my mind’s eye and live with the life that’s going on around me. You know?

If you are up for the 365 Photo Challenge,it’s never too late – upload your own photos in the comments below !

20/365

young boy holds up clumps of dirtPhoto Story:

“They are like neural networks, Mommy”

Photo Details:

ISO 100 66mm 1/250 sec at f4.0 Nikon D750 with 24-85mm f/2.8 lens

21/365

small girl at the far end of the table, with chopped cilantro and chillies in front Photo Story:

To be honest, I thought getting a good photo of Moxie and the food would be easy and I was aiming for easy that day. But it wasn’t. I found things were distracting and the focus was shifting. Even though I’m not crazy about the picture, I think it was a good exercise. (and Moxie LOVED her noodles!)

 Photo Details:

ISO 6400 35mm 1/640 sec at f4.0 Nikon D750 with 24-85mm f/2.8 lens

22/365

white calla lilyPhoto Story:

We were out playing and I saw this bunch of calla lilies. So gorgeous! There are quite a few bunches of calla lilies here on the Lost Coast, which led me to wonder if they are native (- they aren’t).

 Photo Details:

ISO 100 35mm 1/1000 sec at f4.0 Nikon D750 with 24-85mm f/2.8 lens

23/365

woman laughing in the kitchenPhoto Story:

 

Mikey’s Mom came and visited – and cooked for us!

Photo Details:

ISO 6400 35mm 1/320 sec at f4.0 Nikon D750 with 24-85mm f/2.8 lens

24/365

little boy with a flan cake in front of him. he eyes the sugarPhoto Story:

Gulp

 Photo Details:

ISO 6400 35mm 1/320 sec at f4.0 Nikon D750 with 24-85mm f/2.8 lens

25/365

small boy watches maypole dance

Photo Story:

May Day on the beach. I love that this community does that – meets on the beach for a may day celebration that includes flowers, wreaths, a may pole and wonderful-ness, usually despite freezing cold and biting wind!

Photo Details:

ISO 1100 35mm 1/800 sec at f4.0 Nikon D750 with 24-85mm f/2.8 lens

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Currently reading:

I haven’t been reading this week, but if I were, this is what’s on my shelf right now:

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If you are up for the challenge, it’s never, ever too late to start. Jump in now, with your own daily photo! You can upload your photo in the comment section below if you want. Let’s learn together. Tag your photo on Instagram #photoswithmeriah

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Meriah
Meriah Nichols is a deaf artist, tech-junkie, Counselor (and sometime teacher), mom (one with Down syndrome), cat-lover, Trekkie, yurt-dwelling off-the-grid farmer's wife. She writes about travel, disability, and getting dishes done.

4 Comments

  • Happy Sunday to your beatiful family and you! 🙂
    All of your photos are magical but I’m a food person and I really like the 24/365! Delicious photo! Yum, yum! 🙂

  • I’m finding it hard too – I end up taking the same kind of photos that I have been taking anyway… I will have to make more of an effort to set a goal each week or month or so. But not in the next fortnight, I am flat out with uni for the next couple of weeks, so just getting pix up will be enough of a challenge!

    I am loving your work though, and I am so glad you have been having visitors and may days and so on.

    Hugs
    Grouchie

  • Hey so I got invited to a maypole thing this weekend! I was so excited – thought it would be a great photo opportunity. Actually it was a steiner school open day, and no-one but the school kids got to touch the maypole – and that was in an organised dance. Two of our little played with the ends of the ribbons that were tied around the pole afterwards, and I took some photos. We sat to have a snack after and watched the school tie those ends up the pole! Charming. I did get a couple of nice shots, but they were just the normal playground shots, the maypole stuff didn’t really come out 🙁

    Don’t think I can load any photos here, but I could DM you a couple on IG if you want to see them.

    😀
    Grouchie

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