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Looking Up Near Holyrood · Assignment for Dailyshoot 133 on 2010/03/28: “Sunday Challenge: Backlighting in a scene can create drama. Make a photo with interesting placement of backlit subjects.” ...
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Where the Roads Cross · Assignment for Dailyshoot 152 on 2010/04/16: “Bright, vivid colors can draw attention and add "pop" to a photo. Make a photo that has vivid colors today.” ...
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Round the Fountain · Assignment for Dailyshoot 125 on 2010/03/20: “Liquids can be still and reflective or in motion and chaotic. Make a photograph of something liquid today.” ...
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Green Transport, Painted Blue · Assignment for Dailyshoot 124 on 2010/03/19: “Change your angle today. Make a photo from 1' (30 cm) off the ground and post it.” ...
 
Urban Colors · Assignment for Dailyshoot 116 on 2010/03/11: “"Rules" can be stifling if taken to extremes. Break the rules today with focus, composition, etc, and see what happens.” ...
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Theory and Practice · Assignment for Dailyshoot 114 on 2010/03/09: “Most of us enjoy some symmetry in our lives. Look around for it today and make a symmetrical photo. (via @melhutch) ” ...
 
Blue Pacific Looking Up · Assignment for Dailyshoot 113 on 2010/03/08: “Take care of the Monday blues by picking up your camera. Make a photograph dominated by the color blue.” ...
 
Hungry Hands · Assignment for Dailyshoot 110 on 2010/03/05: “Food engages all the senses. Make a photograph of food that causes our mouth to water or pucker. Get the viewer engaged.” ...
 
Vertical Shadow Slices · Assignment for Dailyshoot 109 on 2010/03/04: “Striped patterns have a natural pattern that catches the eye. Find some stripes today and make a photo.” ...
 
Tree Trunk · Assignment for Dailyshoot 108 on 2010/03/03: “Weathered objects have a lot of character: cracked, rusted, bleached, etc. Give us your best weathered shot today.” ...
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Grainy Rainbow · Assignment for Dailyshoot 107 on 2010/03/02: “Find out what those buttons and dials on your camera do. Play today! Try a new setting and make a photo. (via @dibytes) ” ...
 
Pick-up Game · Assignment for Dailyshoot 105 on 2010/02/28: “Sunday challenge: Make a photo that invokes or communicates happiness to the viewer. Make 'em feel it, not just see it!” ...
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Skyline With Illuminations · Assignment for Dailyshoot 104 on 2010/02/27: “The horizon can be a strong composition element. Make a photograph that emphasizes the horizon today.” ...
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Within the Rhythm · Assignment for Dailyshoot 102 on 2010/02/25: “Negative space can be just as important to a composition as your primary subject. Explore negative space in a photograph.” ...
 
Boob Tubes · Assignment for Dailyshoot 101 on 2010/02/24: “There is often a conflict between traditional and contemporary. Make a photo that shows this tension. (@melhutch) ” ...
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Off By One · Assignment for Dailyshoot 100 on 2010/02/23: “Monochrome photos don't have to be the result of processing or desaturation. Find a monochrome composition and shoot it. ” ...
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Sideways and Three Deep · Assignment for Dailyshoot 99 on 2010/02/22: “Squares and grids surround us in our built environment. Focus in on some squares today and make a photograph.” ...
 
Brown and Green · Assignment for Dailyshoot 98 on 2010/02/21: “Backgrounds are tricky. They can make a subject stand out or distract from it. Make a photo with a good background today.” ...
 
Olympic Curling · Assignment for Dailyshoot 97 on 2010/02/20: “An old adage in photography says if you want to improve your photographs, move closer. Fill your frame today!” ...
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Green Arrows · Assignment for Dailyshoot 96 on 2010/02/19: “Symbols can be simple, ornate, plain, or colorful. Make a photo of a symbol that represents or stands for something else.” ...
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Black, Yellow, Violet · Assignment for Dailyshoot 95 on 2010/02/18: “Frames outline the focus of a subject. Make a creative photo with natural framing: windows, doors, trees, borders, etc.” ...
 
Late Early Flowers · Assignment for Dailyshoot 94 on 2010/02/17: “Fragility conveys tension. Make a photo today of a person or object in a fragile state. ” ...
 
Shawl, In Progress · Assignment for Dailyshoot 93 on 2010/02/16: “Things are always a-changin'. Make a photo that offers a snapshot of something being built, fabricated, or assembled.” ...
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Hair Extension Patriotism · Assignment for Dailyshoot 92 on 2010/02/15: “It's Presidents Day in the U.S today. Make a photo with a patriotic theme for the country you call home. ” ...
 
Riding the Bus Together · Assignment for Dailyshoot 91 on 2010/02/14: “Sunday (Valentine's Day) challenge: What is love? Make an interpretive photo today. Keep it clean, people. :-)” ...
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Three Stacked Basketballs · Assignment for Dailyshoot 90 on 2010/02/13: “Odd or even: Compose an image with an odd or even number of subjects today, and make a photo. ” ...
 
Moneyball! · Assignment for Dailyshoot 89 on 2010/02/12: “Continuing the Friday fun theme, make a photo that goes with the title of a book you've read.” ...
 
Awaiting the Torchbearer · Assignment for Dailyshoot 88 on 2010/02/11: “We often get stuck in a rut of always zooming to the longest focal length. Break out today by making a wide-angle photo.” ...
 
Djembé (detail) · Assignment for Dailyshoot 87 on 2010/02/10: “We all have some sort of hobby or favorite activity. Make a photo that shows something you enjoy doing. (via @azmichelle)” ...
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"nothing but the start of terror" · Assignment for Dailyshoot 86 on 2010/02/09: “Franz Kafka said "Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old." Make a photo of something beautiful today.” ...
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Whiskers! · Assignment for Dailyshoot 85 on 2010/02/08: “Pet photos are such a cliche, but they're also cute. Make an interesting photo of a pet today. (via @rmanalan)” ...
 
Heading Out to the Game · Assignment for Dailyshoot 84 on 2010/02/07: “Challenge: Practice storytelling today. Look for 3 images that tell a story, and make a set of photos that go together.” ...
 
Riviera · Assignment for Dailyshoot 83 on 2010/02/06: “Curves carry the eye along with them. Make a photo that creates a sense of movement with curves today.” ...
 
My Neighbor · Assignment for Dailyshoot 82 on 2010/02/05: “More fun on a Friday: Make a photo that goes with the title of a movie you've seen, interpreted any way you like!” ...
 
This is not like that · Assignment for Dailyshoot 81 on 2010/02/04: “Contrasting ideas engage the mind. Make a photo today that tells a story with contrasting elements. (via @dibytes)” ...
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Vacant Lot (detail) · Assignment for Dailyshoot 80 on 2010/02/03: “Make a "sharp" photo today any way you interpret it, either tack-sharp focus or a subject that is sharp itself.” ...
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Wet, Blue, and Early · Assignment for Dailyshoot 79 on 2010/02/02: “It's Groundhog Day in the U.S. Make a photo that illustrates whether it's more like winter or spring where you live.” ...
 
On the Main · Assignment for Dailyshoot 78 on 2010/02/01: “Time for another color theme: Orange! Keep your eyes peeled for anything orange today and make an interesting photo.” ...
 
Edges of the sky · Assignment for Dailyshoot 77 on 2010/01/31: “Sunday Challenge: Wherever there's an edge, there's energy. Make a photo where two things meet: land-water, land-sky, etc.” ...
 
Wet stairposts · Assignment for Dailyshoot 76 on 2010/01/30: “Get up close and personal with a building today. Make a photo of an architectural detail.” ...
 
Dailyshoot Mashup · For the past couple of weeks I’ve been participating in the Dailyshoot project, a gift to the world from James Duncan Davidson and Mike Clark. Now I’m feeding that photostream into this space. Apologies to subscribers for the 16-picture backlog; in future it’ll be a dull rumble. This raises some interesting issues in photography and publishing policy and mashup technology ...
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Confections · Assignment for Dailyshoot 75 on 2010/01/29: “Sugar, spice, and everything nice. Make a photo of something sweet today.” ...
 
Meth, crack, smack, bud, whatever · Assignment for Dailyshoot 74 on 2010/01/28: “The economy is in the news all the time. Make a photo that illustrates the economy or its impact on you in some way.” ...
 
Tricolor · Assignment for Dailyshoot 73 on 2010/01/27: “Take something common--an object, building, or landscape--and compose an abstract composition with it.” ...
 
A sunlit autumn remnant, looking down · Assignment for Dailyshoot 72 on 2010/01/26: “Change your perspective today. Make a photo from a bird's eye view. Get out the chairs and ladders if you need to!” ...
 
Arts & Crafts · Assignment for Dailyshoot 71 on 2010/01/25: “Right (90-degree) angles can help define a composition. Make a photograph involving intersecting lines. (@lyzadanger) ” ...
 
Two-faced mom · Assignment for Dailyshoot 70 on 2010/01/24: “Sunday challenge: Experiment with shutter speed today by making a photo with a long exposure. ” ...
 
From the philology shelves. Alas, poorly organized · Assignment for Dailyshoot 69 on 2010/01/23: “We're all collectors of something. Find an interesting way to display and make a photo of a collection today.” ...
 
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun · Assignment for Dailyshoot 68 on 2010/01/22: “Let's have some fun on a Friday. Make a photo that goes with the title (or lyrics) of a song. Interpret away!” ...
 
"Words fail me." · Assignment for Dailyshoot 67 on 2010/01/21: “Quirky things often catch your eye and make for interesting art. Make a photo of something that makes you go "Hmmm" today.” ...
 
Penstack: · Assignment for Dailyshoot 66 on 2010/01/20: “Make your camera the star of the show today. Use another camera or mirror to put your camera in a photo of its own. ” ...
 
Lauren knitted this touque for me · Assignment for Dailyshoot 59 on 2010/01/13: “Make a photo of something you wear to keep yourself warm and/or dry: coat, gloves, scarf, hat, you name it!” ...
 
Seventies vintage, from Belgium · Assignment for Dailyshoot 65 on 2010/01/19: “Make an interesting photo of a mode of transportation today: car, plane, bicycle, subway, or whatever you like!” ...
 
A Wall · Assignment for Dailyshoot 64 on 2010/01/18: “Practice the art of simplicity today by making an interesting photo from a minimalist perspective (@domingocaceres).” ...
 
Lauren, by candle-light · Assignment for Dailyshoot 63 on 2010/01/17: “Sunday challenge: We've photographed many things, but few people. Make a photo where the theme is a person or people.” ...
 
Found in our back alley (many candidates there) · Assignment for Dailyshoot 62 on 2010/01/16: “One man's trash is another's treasure. Make a photo of something discarded or abandoned today. (@lyzadanger) ” ...
 
Ceiling, skylight, rafters, light · Assignment for Dailyshoot 61 on 2010/01/15: “Converging lines direct the viewer's eye. Sometimes found in railroad tracks, highways, and buildings. Make your photo!” ...
 
NEC 2960, Android ADP2 · Assignment for Dailyshoot 60 on 2010/01/14: “Play with contrasting scale today: juxtapose something small with something big! (@melhutch) ” ...
 
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