Phoneography Challenge: My Neighborhood

This post is a departure for me in many ways! First, it’s not a Second Life photo blog. Second, it’s being posted from my phone! And finally, there won’t be a single photo of a person in these shots. It’s all about the things I see on my walks to and from the train each day. All of these photos were taken with my Samsung Galaxy S III.

This post does relate to Second Life in a way. A friend I met there asked for “a pic a day” from my life to be posted on Facebook. While some days I’m racing to get to the station on time and don’t have time to snap a quick pic, I do my best to honour her request 🙂

I may be cheating a bit for the challenge since I didn’t take these today, but these were all taken from my phone in my neighborhood.

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This photo of an interesting root garnered much laughter when I first posted it. It’s right outside my front door.

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This little fella hopped along the verge beside me for almost a full block before posing for me, then flying away.

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And the final photos are my first attempt at playing with the photo editor on my phone. The original shot seemed rather uninspiring, but became dramatic when I turned it into a sketch.

I’m not sure about blogging from my phone on a regular basis, but I’ll certainly keep using it to capture my neighborhood and beyond.

You can see more posts for this challenge here.

11 thoughts on “Phoneography Challenge: My Neighborhood

  1. Allyson Mellone March 9, 2013 / 10:49 am

    Peep, this is really a peep. Interesting to see your other dimension 🙂

    • peepsideshow March 9, 2013 / 10:54 am

      Thank you! I am a bit of a peep…I didn’t post the photo of the amazing red hair I snuck while standing on the train platform. It seemed a bit intrusive to take it without her knowledge, but the shade of her hair was stunning and I was afraid if I spoke to her she would move and I’d lose the light! 😮

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