Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/08/06

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Subject: [Leica] Photography idea
From: Don Lawrence <>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2001 14:39:36 -0500

>Before my daughter Lauren was born, I thought up the self-challenge to
>photograph her every single day for her first year. I kept a calendar in
>her room and as I put her to bed each night I wrote where the photograph
>was taken and a bit about what she was doing or wearing. These images
>are in albums chronologically, dated and numbered.

>Lauren will enter her senoir year of high school this month. I was
>bittersweetly pondering her future and realized this could well be the
>last full year we live together in the same house. So I've asked and
>she's agreed to let me photograph her every day again.

>I'll start my project on the 16th of August...her orientation day for
>A web site may follow.

What a wonderful project. I suspect it will prove to be invaluable to you
I am very tempted to to the same for my 2 year old. Her eyes tell so much
about her. At delicate subtle expression revealing the range of emotion
of so many first time experiences.
Hope you enjoy it.