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“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”
— Elliott Erwitt

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January 1st, 2018:
Well... I have just passed photo number 365... and I can't believe how fast this year went.
Looking back at 2017 brings back memories of photos that were incredibly easy to take as well as photos that were difficult - all together they represent a part of my daily life in 2017, and I guess you could say, that this project for me personally has turned into a photographic diary of sorts. When I look at them, I remember funny little things about that particular day, and I think it's amazing, how photos can trigger memories like that... truly there are a million words in a single photo.

My main goal for starting this 365-project (getting to know my cameras really well) was reached not even half way in, but this year of photography has brought me so much more than that - I have definitely evolved as a hobby photographer, and I have discovered a true passion for using vintage Russian camera lenses from the 50's, 60's and 70's together with my two digital mirrorless Olympus OM-D E-M5 cameras. The creative possibilities using these vintage (and often imperfect) lenses are just too irresistible to me - so - I guess, that what I'm trying to say, is that I've decided to join the 365 family in 2018 as well :-).

July 2017:
Before taking on this 365-challenge, I didn't even know such a thing as a 365-project existed.
In December 2016 I accidentially stumbled across the online 365-photo project of another Danish hobby photographer, and I was immediately facinated by the concept.
In November 2017 I had also upgraded my two Olympus Evolt E-500 cameras to two Olympus Olympus OM-D E-M5 cameras, and I felt like I needed something to prompt me to get to know my new cameras really well.
The decision to take on the 365-challenge was surprisingly easy to make - and now, half way through the year - my conclusions is: The plan succeeded... I now know my new cameras like the back of my hand - and the same thing goes for my lenses.
This 365-project has definately caused me to evolve as a hobby photographer both in regard to understanding the technical aspects of photography as well as composition, and I'm now able to follow my vision as a hobby photographer.

A bit about myself: I'm 48 years old (but still feel like 32 :-)), I live in Aalborg, Denmark.
I work as an IT and Data Security consultant, a job that I like very much.
I'm married to my soul mate and best friend, and I feel blessed for every single day I get to share with him. We don't have any kids, but share our home and life with two Turkish Van cats, and I couldn't imagine a life without them either :-).

I take photos every day but may not always get around to posting it here that same day (I work full time and some days are just more hectic than others :-)), so I tend to bundle any photo editing and uploading activities to the weekends.
I also may not always get around to post an answer to all the lovely and kind comments you post for me here on my photos - but please don't take that in a negative way - I read every word you write, and I'm very thankful, that you have taken the time to post a comment, I really appreciate it.

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“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.”
— Aaron Siskind