Sunday, December 02, 2012

48/52

"A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2012."

Che: "Mum, I'll be the sun and you are the earth. Move around me in circles but don't get too close, you'll burn!"
Poet: circa 1968? No, it was taken in 2012, promise.

For those of you joining the 52 project in 2013....I've commissioned illustrator Rebekka Seale to create a beautiful "52 - a portrait a week" button for you to place on your sidebar. It will be ready at the very end of December, just in time for 1/52. 

Tell me, are you joining in next year? If so, are you excited?


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  1. I'll be joining in for the first time. Very excited. This is what I love about blogging capturing everyday moments that would normally slip by. Thanks Jodi :)

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  2. Gosh, what a great imagination he has!
    Have loved joining in the last few months, will def be starting again in January xx

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  3. yes! i've loved the project so far, will be continuing into the new year. i love che's wise, wise words. such a great image. will you be doing a linky next year? :)sarah

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    1. I am considering the linky thing...I just have to get past the fact that aesthetically, it's not all that pleasing (I'm so fussy). Would you like me to include a linky? x

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  4. I've been holding off joining in until the new year. I love a clean start. Can't wait x

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    1. I'm with you Greer. Start nice and fresh in 2013!

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  5. Che's idea of you being the Earth just about knocked me off my feet. He's full of imagination! And Poet definitely is channeling the 60s, no doubt ; )

    Also, I haven't thought about joining "52-a portrait a week". I believe I'm ready for the challenge.

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  6. Gorgeous photos Jodi.. And yes can't wait to join in. Sam x

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  7. Seriously thinking about doing this. I do a 'little bits' photography sum up most weeks but I love this idea too.

    Also, I love the earth and sun thing, lovely :)

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  8. i think i may join along. it's a great project to document my children and the changes they go through in one year.

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  9. Wow - Che's earth and sun idea is a brilliant teaching idea! I'm looking forward to taking part in the 52 Portraits next year and can't wait!

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  10. Beautiful as always! And what a thinker that little man of your is. I've been joining in for a while now and love it. I have adored capturing all the beautiful little nuances of my babies' personalities. And how lovely to think of a Rebekkah Seale button. Hope your Sunday is spectacular. Christmas tree shopping perhaps? x x

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  11. oh yes please, i was putting links on my blog of all the other portrait-takers I'd been visiting, but it was getting a bit laborious ;) i just love popping in to visit everyone's portraits each week and being inspired. :)sarah

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  12. Sweet moments captured right there. I'd love to join in next year, count me in!

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  13. I've been joining for the past 6 months and I'm just a tad excited to be adding another portrait to my collections next year!

    woohooo :)

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  14. Yes! I will be joining in. I cannot wait to begin. Though I am thinking of starting in December, both have birthdays in December, and I want to document them a week at a time until their next birthday, Tamika will turn 21 in 2013 and Jarvis 2. So first portraits of them will be taken this week.

    http://iliska-dreams.blogspot.com.au/

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  15. yes i will definitely be joining in. i have been doing the project 366 this year but as i am not so good at remembering to take a photo everyday maybe this would be better for me.

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  16. I can't wait to join in for 2013. With my second blessing due early January I need a good way to document both the precious souls in my life. This is perfect:) x ashley

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  17. is that a billum?? my dad is from png and we grew up sleeping and playing in them! great photos jodi, love this series!

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    1. It's a hammock; a very necessary part of our summer days x

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  18. I haven't got any children, but I have a husband who dances around like a little boy when he is happy. He will be my subject. As will a photo that really sums up the week's essence.

    My best,
    Jo Farmer

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  19. I'll be starting "A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013." over at my NEW BLOG http://littlewanti.blogspot.com.au/

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  20. I am excited to join in this project. I think its a great way to reflect on what matters in life. And I look forward to the button.

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  21. Jodi I'm in for 2013 - and quite excited about it too! Cannot wait to grab Rebekka's button, that is so kind of her! I am such a fan! :)

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  22. Like Greer I have been holding off for a new year start. Looking forward to joining in then.

    I must say, Che looks very grown up in that first picture. And Poets curls are just the dearest things. :)

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  23. Lovely photographs, as always.
    Where has this year gone? I am still in disbelief that 2013 is less than a month away.

    I am looking forward to joining in next year.

    Cheers,
    Caitlin from Mother Down Under

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  24. I'll be joining in. I've been taking photos almost everyday of my new bubba but for the 52 portraits I'll actually take the time to print them out & put them in an album. Also it might give me a chance to learn how to use my camera better. I paid alot for it & the picture quality doesn't reflect that. That might be my fault though!

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  25. I am definitely joining in :) I'm struggling to get through my 366 at the moment - morning sickness is not a friend when it comes to these things. I'm thinking that one photo a week will be much easier to handle. I'm very much looking forward to it!

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    1. Oh congratulations! I love the idea of 366....but the reality is just too stressful. A photo a week is very achievable x

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  26. Yes I'll be joining in! I've really enjoyed the project this year, so thank you for the inspiration! I have one question though Jodi - have you decided how you will print your 2012 photo books, and who will print them? I'm currently researching companies and wondered if you had found a good quality option at a good price!? I recently went with snapfish for a little holiday book and wasn't impressed with the binding. Thank you so much. V :)

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    1. No, I haven't decided yet. One of my projects for January is to collate all the images, find a reputable printing company and create the design. I'll keep you updated x

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    2. Thank you. I look forward to hearing what you come up with. January sounds like a good time to do it :)

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    3. I have used Blurb before and absolutely love the end result :)

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    4. thanks lovely, i trust your judgement x

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    5. Blurb has always been good when I've used them. You've inspired me to print up 2012 pics into a book of our own.

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  27. I'll be joining in. Neither of my children have any photo albums, I think this is the perfect way for me to start.

    ps How lovely to have a special Rebekka Seale button. Looking forward to seeing what she creates.

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  28. Yes. I will be. And yes, i am excited. It is such a wonderful project. I have loved doing a photo a day, but it is a very big commitment. A portrait a week next year will be far more managable.

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  29. Beautiful photos Jodi. Really beautiful.
    I can't wait to join in next year xxx

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  30. We'll be joining in, for sure. And how lovely to have a little button by Rebekah too x

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  31. I can't wait for 2013 to start so that I can join the project too. I'm so eager to participate that I've been leaving little notes in my diary each week to remind myself of when to start. Xo

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  32. I cannot wait to participate. X

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  33. Isn't he a smart little cookie. Lovely photos again. I'm only 4 weeks in but loving the weekly series. I couldn't wait until Jan to start 2013 ;)

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  34. Yes i plan to! It will be a nice way to document my bump and then the toddler and the baby as they change each week. That's if i can get my hands free to take a pic!

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  35. I'm looking forward to jioning you next year. I only started a few weeks ago and I am enjoying capturing a photo of my little ones to remember and record.
    http://mealyandi.blogspot.com.au/2012/12/52.html

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  36. i would love to join in ... a beautiful way to reflect and capture x

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  37. I'm tempted to join in. Poet is too cute.

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  38. hoping to do this too. even though my lads as tween and teens may be a little reluctant i think it will be a great chance to document a year of so much change as they continue to grow taller than me! *sniff*

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  39. I'm very excited about participating next year- but wondering where on earth this year has gone! Beautiful photos and captions as usual Jodi x

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  40. i think this is the most beautiful idea and i cant wait to start in January! What a delicious keep sake they will have!

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  41. I have watched your 52 project unfold and loved it. I take photos of my kids almost daily. I think the best part of being involved in this is that it will help me edit so that I am left with a lovely record of 2013 - perhaps not of the best photo but of the best moment. So count me in.
    Carol

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  42. Yes and yes. Looking forward to the button <3

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  43. Hi Jodi

    I am a huge fan of your blog and the way you capture and inspire through your photography and words. I would love to join in the 52 project next year. Wish also that I could come to your photography and writing workshop next year. Alas too far from Blighty ( and boy, is it chilly over here at the mo!)

    Looking forward to the 52 button too. What a treat!

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  44. Am definitely hope to join in with your 'once a week' portraits in 2013. I always love seeing which snapshots you've chosen out for the week x

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  45. We'll join you all the way from the San Francisco Bay. Looking forward to it.

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  46. Jodi, I really look forward for the next 52 project

    Love,
    Citra

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  47. Yes i joint you for the year 2013!!!!

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