Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Road Less Traveled & A Broken Toe.........

©2012 Dianne Poinski


I mentioned in my last post that I am busy getting ready for our annual open studio tour this week. Today I want to share a story (another one) about how my iPhone "Project 365" once again transformed an otherwise ordinary day into something special.

On Tuesday I had a few errands to run. These included a trip to my framers and then a little farther east to pick up the bags I use to package my unframed prints. Both of these places are freeway friendly, but  I still did not have my "photo of the day". Instead of getting back on the freeway for the second stop, I decided to take a few back roads instead.

You simply cannot be in a hurry or feel overwhelmed when you are driving on country roads looking for a  "Kodak moment". This little diversion dramatically shifted my mood and my attitude, and I know I have this project to thank.

While the driving slowed me down, because of my position in the road for both these shots, I did work pretty fast and it shows. They looked much better on the small screen of my phone, but I still like them enough to share.


©2012 Dianne Poinski

In other news, (and another example of the universe forcing me to slow down), an unfortunate meeting of my toe and a door jamb occurred in the middle of the night and it appears I have broken my toe. (I will spare you that photo! It's pretty ugly!).

It is feeling much better right now so I hope by Saturday it will be just an annoyance, However, if you come to visit me on the tour this weekend and I don't jump up to greet you, you know why........

4 comments:

  1. Ouch, so sorry about your toe!

    On the other hand, love your photo.

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  2. Thank you Katherine! Moving slowly, but hanging in there!

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  3. Love your photos…I too am enjoying iphone project365. I am now 8 months in. Have you printed any of your completed months yet? Any tips on how to best print to fit in a 12×12 protective sleeve? Any tips you can provide will be greatly appreciated.



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  4. Thanks for your comment Myra! I have made a few prints of some of my iPhone images and it's really just like printing any other photographs. If you print 8x8 with a 12x12 mat, that will work perfect for that size sleeve. Keep me posted!

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