The August Break, 2010

Okay, here’s the plan for the August break: you simply share one photo (or more!) per day on your blog – Monday to Friday, or every day. Or whenever you want. Using any camera – DSLR, compact, Polaroid, Holga, iPhone (my choice), Instax, 35mm, video – with or without words – anything goes – for the whole of August. No pressure –  just looking at August through your camera lens as a way to be more present this summer. And to have a little break from the pressures and expectations of regular blogging.

There are NO RULES, people! Just sunshine (hopefully) and a bit of fun. And lots of lovely photos to look at.

The original post that shared the idea is here… with more thoughts here… and here :)

* You can join us at any time during August – this is an informal challenge and there are no rules, remember, so jump in at any time! *

If you’d like to add a badge to your blog (totally not a requirement) :

Here’s the badge code:
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I’ve started a Flickr group for our experiment, so if you’d like to add your daily photos, and chat to other participants, you can. It’s a public group so anyone can join – all you need is a Flickr account (instructions on how to set one up (it’s free) are in my FAQ) * if you don’t have a blog you can join in on Flickr! *

Happy August everyone! x

And here’s the official list of August Breakers:

Hippy Urban Girl
A little of this and a little of that
Crystal Heis
Frances Beatty Photography
Tammy’s Mirror
Go Placidly
The Whole Self
Ever So Lovely
Meet the Cohens
Wonderspark Creative
Serendipity Cottage
Domestic Simplicity
Emerging into Wholeness
Emma Bradshaw
Small Yellow Room
Postcards from behind the hedge…
Darrah Parker Photography
Hanne Rysgaard
Jade M Sheldon Photography
Dandelion Seeds & Dreams
Krista Maurer
Jennifer Way Photography
Studio 2229
Jess Hibbard
Kitty Kitty Kitty
Mama Muses
Lovely Cruise
She Pushes a Mad Whip
Melanie Martin Photography
Corinne Bowen
The Dream Life
Cable Arms
Lisa Sonora Beam
Entre chien et loup
Bittersweet Lotus
Jake Messenger
C after B
The Photography of Ashley E
the fabric of my life
Just Travelin’ Through
bloom grow love
The Yellow Door Paperie
This Home Sweet Home
The Dizzy Pixie
soul sisters
Oakbee Farm
white blank page
Lilie Green
Mon petit navire
sacred candy
Diana Mini Love
Drucilla Pettibone
Pete Considine
A far east tale
Radiant Reflections
Inside My Shell
Food and Life
do what you love
Viva La Vida
Journey to Spirit through Art & Creativity
Cubic Dreams
My Red Tutu
Third Eye
Thursday’s Child
feet on the ground
Au Pays des Merveilles
Thoughts of a Mouse
the mind of a moonstruck mommy
life love paper
Sarrasparky’s Blog
a lovely ending
One of Three
Human Behavior
That Wondrous Time
mama effie
Brainy and Beautiful
The personal photojournal of Barbara Franco
Enjoy and Love
Woof Nanny
pure + simple
Mallory Dowd
The Red Teapot Diary
Barbra Ziemer
Blooming Into Me
The Shutter
La vie en reve
Design District
The Creative Diaries
tracy larsen photography
Yolanda’s Photographic musings
Life in the Desert
Southern Bits & Rambles
Dream Camera
fat mum slim
Life @ RuffHaven
take 38: a year of living creatively
the ‘buckles
anja en irma
life without want
be yourself… everyone else is taken
lauren lanza osis
taking the long way
on my toes
flowing moments
Life in Pictures…
Everyday Wonders
My Life My Life My Life
Scott’s Handmade Crafts
Photography by Crystal Heis
Una foto de vez en cuando
Forlilia: The Art of Being Yourself
Jaded Muse
My Point of View
Aesthetics & Gastronomy
For the easily distracted
Creative Voyage
Justine Gordon
paint on my shoes
Ghost Canyon Creative
happy lady decorates
The Inspired B
Pics by Shel
Kadence Englehardt
Covet Chicago
k8et’s ramblings
Hilljoy Photography
Baraginie and co
Charlotte Boman
Cherry Pie Butterfly
i live with a cat
this messy life
Deep in the Woods
Cottage Garden Studios Photography
In the Process of Living
Lemontines 365
Diamonds and Coal
photos by mindy
dancing hermit
The Girl in the Middle
Krista Kruger’s Posterous
She is like that
Love. Honesty. Secrets.
Ramblings and Photos
see life.
the storehouse
Seeking Equipoise
Rock Unemployment!
shannonblue photography
Tea Rose
It’s the small things
my cozy book nook blog
Soul Cande
High-rise Potager
Green and Pretty
grain & silk
smelling oranges
Woollen Wimsey
The Urban Hippie
The Delicious Home
Blogging in the Megalopolis
Annie Lockhart
Bunny’s Girl
Olive Bites
Laura Baillie Designs
Beads, Ink & Creative Inspiration by Heidi
pois rouge
home life
The Happy Factory
Save My Sunshine
Smaragd Meadows
Maybe Next Week
black-eyed angel
in the violet hour
always time for tea
White Cotton Tee
Like a Violin
Lois Reynolds Mead
Moospeare’s Book Around The Corner
spiral bound
Till Eight Or Nine
Julie Meditations
Gwyn Michael
Getting There
Nathalie Marquez Courtney
The Sparkle Diaries
Emma Tree
Daily Cupcake
loops and hats
Katy Potaty
Evenstar Art
Knot Sew Crafty
Constantly Evolving
She’s Star-Crossed
Photo journeyling
Little Miss B
Delights of the Heart
What’s Deb Doing?
Finding my bliss
These are the very best days
Delightful Dahlia
four rooms
Tricia Scott
curious girl
An American in Oz
Panzer’s Art Journal
quaint handmade
Lady Levenshulme’s Blog
thorned poppy
13 Ways of Looking at a Magpie
The Rachel Papers
telling stories
Life, Captured
Randomness.. Rhonda’s Blog
threads and light
AC’s Scrapbook
oscar and ruby
Mrs Mediocrity
the blue muse
A Cornucopia dos Dias de Amiana Li
Lola Wisdom
It’s Me, Melissa
red belle
seeking simplicity
Leah Hitchcock Ybarra
Boho Girl
Doorways Traveler
Sarah Elwick
Finding My Way
bring yourself
Babs’s Babble
Sweet Eventide
C’est la Vie
retinal perspectives
Soul Aperture
All Things Lovely
Simon & Ruby
A Photographic Memory
yercekimli karanfil
The Scrappy Jedi
Kite Tails
Carla Kurt
Joanie Hoffman
via creativa
Di Mackey
Love & Laughter
Tilting at Windmills
True Nature
Joyful Ploys
The Enchanted Earth
GiDu Design
Kelly Johnston
Dancing Matilda 365
come sit by my fire
Zeke’s Corner
Red Dirt Girl
Bamboo Photography
oh, sweetlee me…
Jack & Ruby Studios
Pics by Shel
Black, White and a Little Bit of Gray
Sky Blog Pink