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This is the list of assignments originally posted at http://dailyshoot.com/
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12009-11-16Today's theme is red. Red hot? Red paint? Or something else? You decide. Make your photo and then reply with a link!
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22009-11-17Out and about walking? You should be! Make a photo of a street or sidewalk scene.
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32009-11-18Let's play around with composition. Give us your best rule of thirds shot. Make it obvious, then reply with a link!
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42009-11-19Get close! Photograph an ordinary object from as close as you can manage. Fill the frame!
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52009-11-20Numbers are all around you. Find your favorite number and make a killer photo.
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62009-11-21Make a photo of the loose change you receive today. Or open up the piggy bank if you need to.
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72009-11-22Sunday challenge time! Approach a total stranger and make a portrait of them. Be nice!
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82009-11-23How do ants see the world? Change your viewpoint. Make a photograph with your camera at floor level.
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92009-11-24You might not be next to an ocean, but surely you can find some water around you to take a photo of.
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102009-11-25Let's play with movement today. Get a shot of something in motion. Freeze it or let it blur. It's up to you!
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112009-11-26It's Thanksgiving in the US. What are you thankful for? Make a photograph and share it with the world.
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122009-11-27Many signs are immediately recognizable, but if you get in close you might find something new. Try it!
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132009-11-28Blue suede, hiking, sneakers, and pumps. If only shoes could talk. Tell their story in a photo, either on or off someone.
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142009-11-29Sunday challenge time! Pattern is built on repetition, like a rhythm. Make a photo of a regular or irregular pattern.
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152009-11-30Happy, sad, frazzled, or stuffed to the gills? Make an abstract or literal photo that expresses how you feel today.
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162009-12-01Doors can have a lot of character, be it in the hinges, knob, or style. Make a photo of a door you pass through today.
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172009-12-02Let's play around with contrast today, to help train the eye for it. Make a photo that has contrasting colors.
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182009-12-03One of the popular sayings among photographers is get closer and fill the frame. Make a frame filling photo today.
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192009-12-04Weather affects our lives in so many ways. Make a photograph that illustrates the weather where you are today.
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202009-12-05Where would civilization be without the wheel? They're all around. Make a photograph of a wheel near you.
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212009-12-06Sunday challenge time! Make a photo of your favorite keepsake in soft diffuse light. Hint: http://bit.ly/ds21
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222009-12-07Today's theme is blue. Blue Monday? Blue bird? Or something else blue? Your call!
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232009-12-08We can all use a little boost to get started in the morning. Make a photograph of your morning beverage of choice.
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242009-12-09Black and white photographs are a classic look. Make one today and go for high contrast. Dark blacks and bright whites.
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252009-12-10Most of us spend lots of time in a workspace of one kind or another. Show us your workspace in a photograph.
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262009-12-11How do you relax when you just need to take a break? Make a photograph that represents this to you!
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272009-12-12Lots of lights are already up for the holiday season. Festive and bright! Make a photo.
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282009-12-13Sunday challenge time: Break out a bigger camera if you can and use a wide aperture to work with DOF and bokeh!
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292009-12-14Show us some food you eat today, using DOF, perspective, or other tricks you've learned so far to make everyone hungry!
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302009-12-15Let's try another color theme, this time make it green: green sleeves, green with envy, green eggs and ham, you name it!
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312009-12-16We live in a world of noise: squeaks, honks, laughter, etc. Make a photo of a noise maker you hear today. (via @book_up)
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322009-12-17Texture adds a dimensional quality to photos, and changes with scale. Make a photo that highlights an object's texture.
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332009-12-18Set your weekend on fire by making a photo of a flame today: candle, match, fireplace, or your own interpretation!
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342009-12-19A perfect line can draw the eye in. Make a photo of interesting vertical, horizontal, or diagonal lines. (via @melhutch)
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352009-12-20Sundays are a great day for a stroll in nature. Make a landscape photo today, remembering the rule of thirds. Enjoy!
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362009-12-21It's the season of giving. Make a photo of a holiday gift you're giving to someone, either wrapped or unwrapped.
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372009-12-22Hands can tell a lot about a person: smooth, rough, dirty, or wrinkled. Make a photo of hands that tell a story. (@cogdog)
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382009-12-23Photographing animals takes patience. Make a photo of an animal today: pet, domesticated, or wild. Focus on the eyes!
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392009-12-24How do you deck the halls this holiday season? Make a photo of your holiday decorations today.
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402009-12-25It's Christmas! Make a photo that represents the spirit of this day to you.
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412009-12-26Share a little bit about yourself by making a photo that exemplifies your part of the country or world. (@book_up)
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422009-12-27Sunday challenge time: Make a portrait of a close friend or family member today and share it.
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432009-12-28Trees come in all shapes and sizes. This time of year they may be covered in snow. Make a photo of an interesting tree.
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442009-12-29The contrast between an object and its shadow can make for an interesting photo. Explore the dark side of shadows today.
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452009-12-30Wood has a lot of character and variety. Make a photo of something wooden today. (@azmichelle)
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462009-12-31Time for a change in perspective! Look up today and make a photo that favors what's going on in the sky.
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472010-01-01The new year represents opportunity. Make a photo of a scene looking out a window.
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482010-01-02Yellow is an attention-getting color. Make a photograph that is dominated by yellow today.
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492010-01-03Sunday challenge! Pick a focal length, any focal length, and stick with it the entire day. Post your best shot. (@rlepage)
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502010-01-04The frame of a photograph is rectilinear. Fill that frame with a circular subject today and make a photograph.
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512010-01-05Reflections draw the eye. Find a pool, puddle, or other body of still water and make a photo of a reflected subject today.
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522010-01-06We typically use light to illuminate a subject. Turn it around today and make a photo of a light source of any kind.
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532010-01-07It's winter time here in the northern hemisphere. Make a photo with snow, frost, or ice as the theme today. (@remilongva)
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542010-01-08Glasses help many folks bring the world into focus each day. Make a photo of a pair of any kind of glasses today.
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552010-01-09The printed newspaper isn't as common as it used to be. Find a newspaper today and make a photo any way you like!
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562010-01-10Challenge: Silhouettes are an interesting way to abstract a subject. Make a photo featuring a silhouetted subject today.
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572010-01-11What's your favorite color? Make a photo dominated by your favorite color today and share it!
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582010-01-12Someone once said Music is what feelings sound like. Make a photo of something musical to illustrate the quote today.
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592010-01-13Make a photo of something you wear to keep yourself warm and/or dry: coat, gloves, scarf, hat, you name it!
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602010-01-14Play with contrasting scale today: juxtapose something small with something big! (@melhutch)
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612010-01-15Converging lines direct the viewer's eye. Sometimes found in railroad tracks, highways, and buildings. Make your photo!
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622010-01-16One man's trash is another's treasure. Make a photo of something discarded or abandoned today. (@lyzadanger)
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632010-01-17Sunday challenge: We've photographed many things, but few people. Make a photo where the theme is a person or people.
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642010-01-18Practice the art of simplicity today by making an interesting photo from a minimalist perspective (@domingocaceres).
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652010-01-19Make an interesting photo of a mode of transportation today: car, plane, bicycle, subway, or whatever you like!
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662010-01-20Make your camera the star of the show today. Use another camera or mirror to put your camera in a photo of its own.
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672010-01-21Quirky things often catch your eye and make for interesting art. Make a photo of something that makes you go Hmmm today.
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682010-01-22Let's have some fun on a Friday. Make a photo that goes with the title (or lyrics) of a song. Interpret away!
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692010-01-23We're all collectors of something. Find an interesting way to display and make a photo of a collection today.
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702010-01-24Sunday challenge: Experiment with shutter speed today by making a photo with a long exposure.
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712010-01-25Right (90-degree) angles can help define a composition. Make a photograph involving intersecting lines. (@lyzadanger)
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722010-01-26Change your perspective today. Make a photo from a bird's eye view. Get out the chairs and ladders if you need to!
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732010-01-27Take something common--an object, building, or landscape--and compose an abstract composition with it.
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742010-01-28The economy is in the news all the time. Make a photo that illustrates the economy or its impact on you in some way.
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752010-01-29Sugar, spice, and everything nice. Make a photo of something sweet today.
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762010-01-30Get up close and personal with a building today. Make a photo of an architectural detail.
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772010-01-31Sunday Challenge: Wherever there's an edge, there's energy. Make a photo where two things meet: land-water, land-sky, etc.
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782010-02-01Time for another color theme: Orange! Keep your eyes peeled for anything orange today and make an interesting photo.
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792010-02-02It's Groundhog Day in the U.S. Make a photo that illustrates whether it's more like winter or spring where you live.
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802010-02-03Make a sharp photo today any way you interpret it, either tack-sharp focus or a subject that is sharp itself.
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812010-02-04Contrasting ideas engage the mind. Make a photo today that tells a story with contrasting elements. (via @dibytes)
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822010-02-05More fun on a Friday: Make a photo that goes with the title of a movie you've seen, interpreted any way you like!
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832010-02-06Curves carry the eye along with them. Make a photo that creates a sense of movement with curves today.
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842010-02-07Challenge: Practice storytelling today. Look for 3 images that tell a story, and make a set of photos that go together.
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852010-02-08Pet photos are such a cliche, but they're also cute. Make an interesting photo of a pet today. (via @rmanalan)
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862010-02-09Franz Kafka said Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. Make a photo of something beautiful today.
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872010-02-10We all have some sort of hobby or favorite activity. Make a photo that shows something you enjoy doing. (via @azmichelle)
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882010-02-11We often get stuck in a rut of always zooming to the longest focal length. Break out today by making a wide-angle photo.
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892010-02-12Continuing the Friday fun theme, make a photo that goes with the title of a book you've read.
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902010-02-13Odd or even: Compose an image with an odd or even number of subjects today, and make a photo.
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912010-02-14Sunday (Valentine's Day) challenge: What is love? Make an interpretive photo today. Keep it clean, people. :-)
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922010-02-15It's Presidents Day in the U.S today. Make a photo with a patriotic theme for the country you call home.
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932010-02-16Things are always a-changin'. Make a photo that offers a snapshot of something being built, fabricated, or assembled.
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942010-02-17Fragility conveys tension. Make a photo today of a person or object in a fragile state.
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952010-02-18Frames outline the focus of a subject. Make a creative photo with natural framing: windows, doors, trees, borders, etc.
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