Weekly Photo Project, Week 1

A Fuji X Weekly reader shared with me his Photo-A-Day project, which is a personal challenge to capture at least one picture each day. This is a great way to photographically exercise. Athletes practice daily. Musicians practice daily. If you want to be great at something and stay great at it, you need to regularly challenge yourself. This is just as true with your camera as it is with everything else.

I’ve wanted to do a photo-a-day project for many years, but life has a way of getting in the way of such things. I did start one once and made it about three months into it before missing a day. There are times when capturing just one picture is impractical. That’s why I haven’t even attempted this kind of project for several years.

What I’m doing different this time is taking things one week at a time, which is perfect for this blog because of the name, Fuji X Weekly. My goal is to capture at least one picture each day for seven days. Then, the next week, begin again. I hope to string 52 consecutive weeks together, but, if I can’t do that and I miss a day during the week, I will try again the following week. So it might take longer than one year to complete this 52 week series. How long it ends up taking depends on how much life gets in the way between now and then. Still, I’m challenging myself to not miss any days and capture at least one photography every day for a year.

I hope that you enjoy the pictures and that this series inspires you to try your own photo-a-day project.

Monday, July 23, 2018


Apple Tree Fence – South Weber, UT – Fujifilm X100F

Tuesday, July 24, 2018


Succulent Spiderweb – South Weber, UT – Fujifilm X-Pro2 & 60mm

Wednesday, July 25, 2018


Sunset Boy – Montrose, CO – Fujifilm X-Pro2 & 60mm

Thursday, July 26, 2018


Great Sand Dunes – Great Sand Dunes NP, CO – Fujifilm X-Pro2 & 60mm

Friday, July 27, 2018


San Geronimo de Taos – Taos, NM – Fujifilm X-Pro2 & 60mm

Saturday, July 28, 2018


Semi & Dinosaur – Santa Rosa, NM – Fujifilm X100F

Sunday, July 29, 2018


Truck Stop – Bowie, TX – Fujifilm X100F

Week 2


  1. Luís Costa · August 17, 2018

    I don’t think I’ve said this enough, but I really love your photos. You turn the most mundane things into beautiful compositions, thanks for sharing!

    • Ritchie Roesch · August 17, 2018

      I appreciate those words so much. Thank you!

      • Luís Costa · August 17, 2018

        You’re welcome! 🙂 By the way, I also mentioned you and your blog on a recent article I posted on my own blog, if you wanna take a look: https://life-unintended.tumblr.com/post/176299779756/26072018

      • Ritchie Roesch · August 17, 2018

        Wow! Great shots! I’m going to have to give the Gritty Acros settings a try for sure….

      • Luís Costa · August 17, 2018

        Thanks! Your simulations have been a real game changer for my photography. I hope you’ll like the “Gritty Acros”, it reminds me a bit of pushed Tri-X.

      • Ritchie Roesch · August 17, 2018

        I can see the pushed Tri-X comparison looking at your images. Can’t wait to give it a try!

  2. Photo A Day · August 18, 2018

    Thanks for the mention of my photo project. The real inspiration is Woody Campbell. The guy has been at it since 2009! Here: https://www.woodycampbell.com/

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