I remember coming across this a few years back, a guy called Jamie Livingstone took a Polaroid every single day from 1979 up until cancer got him in 1997, it’s rather sad looking at the final few pics.

http://photooftheday.hughcrawford.com

Just thought I’d share the link for anyone interested. This year it seems a lot of people are doing a “365 project” (Or 366 since it’s a leapyear) where you take a pic every day for a year. Also here are a few of my favourites, if you have any favourites post them in the comments!

I think these ones interest me a lot because they’re to do with film and TV, it seems like the guy was a film editor. My dad was a film editor and his career peaked in the 90s, so I guess these sort of give me a nostalgia that I never really experienced. However...

^ for most of my dad’s career he would have been using one of these, not computers. I don’t know if that’s a Steenbeck but it’s similar (Note the date, 1986, and how the digital stuff came in the 90s, pretty cool!) I definitely remember when I was about 4, my mum took me to see my dad in the cutting room before leaving work, I remember wanting to stay and ask questions but my dad had to stay later and my mum wanted to get home. I should probably show these pics to my dad.

Anyway, I’m rambling a bit. Here are some regular ones which I liked:

She pretty:)

She also pretty :)

Cute Macintosh

Another cute Macin-...wait, is that Steve Jobs?

I wish there was a bit more info on the site, like, did he exhibit these anywhere? There are a few pics with boards covered in Polaroids, he must have exhibited them a few times.

I like the composition here.

This too

It’s the Polaroid SX-70 by the way, a very very neat camera. I remember seeing a site where you could buy them and I’ve been tempted to do so.

Another one of those boards covered in Polaroids (or maybe it’s a floor).

Maybe I’m imagining it, but I think the quality of the photos sort of improves over time, but perhaps the older ones were fading by the time these were scanned.

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Like I said about there not being much info on the site, I do wonder what his intentions were. It makes me sad looking at the last ones, I wonder if he’d have kept it going today and if he’d change methods.