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A year in landscapes

Back in January I was out walking the dogs when I snapped a photo on my phone and posted it to Instagram with the caption “January landscape.” I didn’t know at the time that I was initiating a personal project that would last the entire year. Every month since then I’ve tried to take a photo of a moment outside in Utah that captures what it’s like here that time of year. I suppose I could have taken one photo of a frustrated tourist trying to find liquor on a Sunday and every month just photoshopped some seasonal clothing on his body.

Some months were hugely successful—the photo I posted in October is my most liked photo on Instagram—while other times I’d completely forget that I had given myself this challenge and then scurry around in the last few hours of the last day of the month. I’m looking at you, MAY. Although to be fair I did travel four times that month and most of the landscape I did see was not in Utah AND THOSE ARE THE RULES. According to my butt.

Instagram for me is a playground. It’s a medium where I can learn new tricks and play with apps and learn to frame scenes in squares. I follow a lot of people I do not know, photographers who lead me to other photographers, and I love studying what they have done. Today I wanted to share with you my year in landscapes and point you in the direction of a few of my favorite photographers to follow. Enjoy falling down this rabbit hole:

chrisozer
pauloctavious
hannes_becker
thuglifeforevs
punkodelish
pketron
curious2119
trashhand
takemeonacruise
waddy722
jayzombie
tpainter
asenseofhuber
cohen
aprilflores
cubbygraham
finn
ravivora
alexstrohl
aditzt
everydaydude
benjaminheath
jaredchambers
jcobalt
_gabrielflores

january

february

march

april

may

june

july

august

september

ovtober

november

december

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