18.10.10

1010 project


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.














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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.

12 comments:

  1. thank you so so so so so so much for taking part. xxxxx

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  2. So proud of my sweetheart! xoxo!

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  3. Ohh I like how you posted one photo from each person! Wish I had more time to do that, now. Yay! Such awesome company we're in, right???

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  4. LOVE this project - both the concept and amazing execution from each of you. An amazing & talented group of photographers - brilliant!

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  5. WOW
    hahaha this is so awesome anabela! i knew it would be but man! <3 3

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  6. love!
    portugal is one of my favourite countries in europe, i would love to go back soon. I would go just to eat custard tarts in Lisbon. I still drool just thinking about them :)

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  7. What a great project! Your photos are so beautiful (of course). Congratulations!

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  8. amazing!!! you know, i wanted to get married on 10/10/10... sigh. maybe 11/11/11? xoxo

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  9. Your 10/10/10 looks like my dream day!

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  10. Your picture of the ocean slays me, Anabela. And I'm so glad to hear that I wasn't the only one who was TERRIFIED that I'd load/wind/whatever the film incorrectly and end up with a roll of blanks. Didn't it all turn out nicely, though?

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  11. amazing totally awesome project! your photos are wonderful... as are everyones!

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  12. they are so talented too

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