Mulliken in the Snow

Mulliken in the Snow

On This Date: Photo taken 1/1/2008.

On the first day of 2008 I took my then-brand-new Nikon D300, set it to capture black-and-white pix, and wandered down our street snapping merrily away. ‘Twas my first serious session with the camera, and I was quite pleased with the results.

I still am.

This photo was taken from our yard, looking north. There’s now a garage obstructing this view–that’s OK; the neighbors needed it.

I make a calendar for friends and family every year, and a color version of this photograph is the January pic for that calendar’s 2017 edition. They’re really not much different, but in many ways I prefer this rendering.

Here’s the plan for “On This Date:” Each day this year I’ll post a photograph taken on the same date in some other year. Should be a fun way to look back at my photography.

I’ll fill in the details for the project plan over the next few days.

Number of pix taken on various January 1sts: 218
Year of oldest photo: 1977
How I Rated the Date’s Photographs:

  • 1 Star: 1
  • 2 Stars: 25
  • 3 Stars: 134
  • 4 Stars: 47
  • 5 Stars: 11
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