Three sixty five! Three sixty fiiiive!!!

About a week ago Dorien was talking to me about her blog. We were talking about 365-days projects. Personally, I’d love to do one myself but shooting a decent picture every day? Not gonna happen. I can’t find the discipline to take a shot using my DSLR every day. Not to mention the time invested in preparing the shot, getting it right, getting to your computer and uploading the shot… That’s (at least) a one hour job every day! During one year…

So I was thinking about a way of getting the shot wherever I want, whenever I feel like it, and upload it right away… I figured using my iPhone and some photography apps might do the trick. About an hour later I uploaded my first shot. I really like the fact that it is instantaneous. I shoot, I process, I upload it to Flickr. *magic happens* WordPress gets the latest picture from my set on Flickr and displays it in the sidebar. Done.
It only takes a few minutes a day and I’m pretty sure that next year in September I’ll have a cool collection of pictures (which I’m planning to use in my next big project 😉 )

You can see the latest picture in the sidebar. And because I like the process so much, let me share how the workflow is like on the right. (From left to right: I take a shot, I edit it a bit and then I polarize it (and add the tag of the day)).
If you like it, check out my Flickr set which is updated daily (duh)!

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If you’re interested in what iPhone apps I’m using:

  • Default camera app
  • Vint Green (take a shot and immediatly have it developed into a vintage green version)
  • TiltShiftGen (take a shot/open an existing picture and edit colors, vignette, blur (circle/tiltshift) (I love this one)
  • Polarize (convert the image to a polaroid: frame and color correction)
  • QuadCamera (get 4 shots one after each other into a single picture)
  • CameraBag (take a shot/open an existing picture and add one of 9 effects)

If you got any cool suggestions or ideas: just let me know 🙂

Ronny

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Ronny is a freelance frontend developer with a wild passion for creativity and a relentless hate against flat design. Ronny spent years as a Flash developer before moving to HTML5 and rediscovering fun and happiness.

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  1. ynk

    Hey !

    I love this idea 🙂
    How do you do to add numbers on your picture ? which app does the trick ?

    Thanks a lot

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  2. Ronny

    Thank you!

    The app I’m using to add the polaroid look, make the picture a bit more vintage and add the number is called ‘Polarize’. It’s a free app, on the App store! I think you’ll like it 🙂

    Enjoy!

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