Photo Blogging Challenge: July 2013′s theme is…

Jul 01

For those who have been participating in this challenge, I hope you’ve liked it so far. I thought last month would be an easier theme, but it seems there were some liberties taken…

That being said, it’s nice to see the challenge getting some traction. I’d like to see if we could get 20 participants this month, so tell fellow bloggers and let’s see if we can get it to grow a little!

As a reminder of a few things, let me copy and paste this from last month:

  • I have an e-mail reminder list set up. Basically, I’ll e-mail the group with about 10 days left in the month to remind you. When I remember, I’ll also shoot one out the day before the end of the month, as a reminder to post the following day. I can’t always guarantee that one though! If you are not on the list, let me know in the comments below that you would like to be on it.
  • Second, I set up a Facebook group for those who are interested. Reminders and maybe some discussions or other things can be done there.
  • If you haven’t already, attempt to check out everybody’s posts and consider commenting. These challenges are great for personal growth, but it’s also nice to be interactive with all the others in the challenge!

If you have done June’s post but haven’t linked up yet, it’s up for another day or so.

Before we hit up this month’s theme, for new people, allow me to refresh the rules a bit.

Here’s how it will work.

  • On the first of each month, I’ll have a blog post here with the theme for the month.
  • Over the course of the month, participants will take photos with their interpretation of the theme. On the last day of the month, participants should  publish their blog post, which will include five photos from the month. (please don’t recycle photos from the past … the idea is to hopefully challenge you to go out and take new photos each month to interpret the theme). And please only use photos you took.
  • I’ll have a link-up thing at the end of my post so people can come and post the links to their posts so, hopefully, everybody can go go check out and comment on other posts.

There is no rule on equipment or anything. Use a cell phone. Use film. Use a point-and-shoot. Use a DSLR. It doesn’t matter. Just make sure you publish your blog post on the last day of each month, come here and link up.

It’s simple!

Your blog posts can be as simple or as in-depth as you want. I’ll likely talk a little about each photo. But if all you want to do is post photos, feel free. The idea of this is to give a small challenge and give everybody a chance to express themselves with photography, participate in a challenge and have something to blog about.

That’s it. Easy, right? So join in! Help us continue to grow this challenge by telling fellow bloggers/photographers about the challenge and hopefully it can become a great monthly thing!

For those still with me, this month’s theme is: Signs.

This could be fun as it could be a literal interpretation or something completely different. Have fun with it and I hope this turns out to be a fun theme!

Please make sure your blog post publishes Wednesday, July 31.

If you think you are going to take part in this, drop a comment below so we can see who all might be trying to tackle this challenge!

Feel free to leave a comment, or e-mail P.J. at hoohaablog@gmail.com. Also, please “Like” HooHaa Blog on Facebook!

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6 comments

  1. Me again :) I’m enjoying the challenge.
    Babs recently posted..Photo Blogging Challenge – BridgesMy Profile

  2. I’m in. I’m starting to see a recurrence to the HooHaa weekly challenge at Flicker however. ;-)

    I really enjoyed last month’s theme of Bridges.
    Paul Myers recently posted..Photo Blogging Challenge (June 2013): BridgesMy Profile

  3. I recently had a blog post with all crazy signage I found in NYC. Too bad I couldn’t use this one again. Now I have to hunt down new signs!
    Phil recently posted..Are all gyms full of idiots? Training hard in NYC and beyond!My Profile

  4. I’ll join! I just saw a series of photos from this meme on Beetle Blog! :)
    Jay from The Depp Effect recently posted..The standard of journalism today …My Profile

  5. Liberties taken on the last challenge? Moi? I think I played it straight …

    Anyhoo, signs – oh yeah, I can handle this one ~

    thriftshopcommando.blogspot.com

  6. I know I’m a bit late here…ahem…again, but I’m in. This time I might do a bit better as I can find signs everywhere where I live. Bridges was a bit difficult for some reason.
    Bryan G. recently posted..Whoa there! Jack Reacher in DA house!My Profile

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