What Does CaptureYour365 Mean To You?

Today marks our FIFTH Birthday! When I launched CaptureYour365 I envisioned a place to share inspiration, ideas, and support for everyday photography. I wanted a safe place where ANYONE could learn their way around their camera (whatever camera they owned). We grew beyond my expectations! Through our five years I've LOVED watching people grow, connect, [...]
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March CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2016

  Five years ago I had this idea to create a community for people who loved everyday photography. It was a simple idea. Share a monthly prompt list to give people ideas of things to photograph. Provide a simple gallery for sharing and commenting. And so CaptureYour365 began. Staff of one. This month we celebrate [...]
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How To Get The Most From CaptureYour365

Are you getting everything you can from CaptureYour365? Have you discovered everything there is around here?   Blog Posts This is where CaptureYour365 started. Here are a few of my all time favorite CY365 posts: What It Means To Be An Everyday Photographer The Story of Ian's Lucky Foot Creating A Habit What else can [...]
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February CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2016

February! Did you start your photo a day journey just a few weeks ago with us? Maybe longer? Take a moment to reflect on the photos you've taken. The moments you've captured. The habit you've started. February will bring more prompts to challenge you, help you, and let your creativity fly. Are you ready? Just getting [...]
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January CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2016

Here we go! 2016. With 2016 we kick off a New Year with a fresh start. A fresh new look and new prompts to challenge your daily photography. You'll find each week's theme defined on the left and each day numbered so you can know exactly where you are throughout the year! Working on a [...]
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Creative Cropping To Transform The Mundane To Magnificent

      Someone asked me recently if there was a best way to photograph something. I paused for a moment before I blurted out no, because there probably are better ways to photograph things to make them look appealing. Probably not a best. Let's take this photo as an example. It's nothing special. Door. [...]
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The Background Matters, How Do You Choose It?

Don't we all want to improve our photography? I know how overwhelming it can be to want to take better photos and feel like you just can't get there. So many things to remember, balance, and maneuver. Some people make it look so darn easy! In my own photographic journey (and journey it has been) [...]
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December CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

The holiday season has come BURSTING into our lives! December is here. We have ONE more month for most of us to hit a year of CY365. What an accomplishment. Just starting? It's also a great time! There are so many photo opportunities and this month's prompt list will help you capture it all. It [...]
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November CY365 Photo Challenge List | 2015

We're really looking forward to November. Next week, we get to find out if we're adding a little boy or another little girl to our small family. We also get to celebrate Thanksgiving with both of our extended families. It's become a treasured holiday for me. November is the month that most of us take [...]
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Creating A Habit

I've taken some incredibly boring photos. I've taken photos that no one needs to see. I've created photos that are blurry, underexposed, overexposed, and have a million technical problems. I've also taken a photo every day since February 2008. Some days I just take a photo. Of something stupid. Just to take the photo. Just [...]
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