I'm so excited to announce the special photo project I hinted at before I left on my trip: 1010. This project was conceived and organized by Victoria, with the following concept: "10 photographers. 10 photos each. All taken on 10/10/10. A single day represented in 100 photographs."
I am so proud of this beautiful project, and honoured to have been invited to take part.
The participants are incredible: Jacinta, Ebony, Michelle, Pia, Hilda, Brian, Kris, Victoria herself, and Kate (it was her birthday that day!). When I saw the list of these names, I was a little terrified and proceeded to have a few bad dreams about my film being destroyed before I could see the pictures. I took my pictures on the last day of my trip, when everything was winding down and nothing particularly exciting was happening. I went out for walks on my own, and because of bad weather and a red flag on the beach that day, I didn't encounter many people (I did, however, encounter a blind cat). I went to Cape St Vincent, stood on the edge of cliffs, and tasted salt on my lips. I felt as though I was the only person in the whole world, sometimes.
Here are a few of my favourites from the other participants.
Laura: Oh wow, that would be amazing!
Katie: That robe sounds absolutely beautiful. I would probably do the same.
michelle: I wore plastic combs when I was a kid, too! I'm not sure that I would even know how to insert them now.
Sarah: I agree!
fraisedesbois: I'm glad you like them! The lighting in the room was a challenge!
Marinka, iamronel, minnja : I'm glad you like them!
Johanna Lu: Oh, I hope you get to go. It's such a special city.
Neon Relish: Thanks, Casey! Yeah, it was difficult to take the pictures in the museum -- the lighting in this room was not very cooperative. Oh yes, please do go for it! I'm so lucky in that this trip was a gift from my parents, but I'd rather take trips than put money in savings, that's for sure!
Visions through my retina: I'm sorry I accidentally deleted your comment! I'm glad you love the pieces.
Claudia (Lisbon): I hope you have a great time! It's a lovely place! I bought some soap in the gift shop (romã scented) and it smells so good.