Friday, January 2, 2015

365 Project on Instagram

On January 1st, I started a new project on Instagram. I'll be posting (or at least trying to post) a daily photo taken with my iPhone. If you aren't familiar with Instagram, it's photo sharing app for mobile phones, and lots of fun. I love the fact that the emphasis is on photos as opposed to the content shared on other social sites, you can post images and even short videos, and you can add filters to your images right in the app. Double tapping on a photo adds it to your favorites and lets the maker know you like their photo. You can follow friends and family, and its really fun to see what other people post. Here's a video tutorial to help get you started:

I will be posting photos taken with my iPhone, but you can choose to post photos taken with anything you are using to make images. My goal in doing this project is to get myself to take more photos with my phone. Since that is the camera I have with me all the time, it just makes sense.

There are no rules here (isn't that a wonderful thing?).  The photos you post don't need to be taken that day, if you skip a day there is no penalty, I am not going to stick to any particular theme, this is really just for fun. Add hashtags to help people find your photos if you want, but again, no rules! If you tag them with 365kc I'll be sure not to miss them and you can see photos from other people playing along. Hope you'll join me and give this a try. You can find me on Instagram as @kathleenclemons.

Anything that gets you shooting more, paying more attention to the world around you and looking at more photos can only be good for your growth as a photographer! Hope to see your photos on Instagram too!

Happy Shooting,


  1. Hi Kathleen

    I am following you at Instagram (My name is Funchye) and I do admire your work so much. After having followed your work for some time I now know that I have to try out a lensbaby for my Nikon D610. Can I ask you an advice of where to start? My mainly interest is flowers, abstract and macro. Would you suggest me a Composer Pro with Sweet 50 Optic?
    Kind regards

  2. Thanks! That is exactly what I would recommend, Lotte! The Sweet 50 is excellent for flowers!


  3. What iphone case do you use to accommodate the Lensbaby attachment. Just saw your Creativelive course. Wow.