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Portrait 365 : 365 December 31st

December 31, 2014

January 1st, 2014 I set myself a challenge for the year.

I decided I was going to photograph 365 portraits in a year, ending on New Year’s Eve.

Today.

At the time I may have been tipsy, and I had no idea what an intensely difficult year I was about to endure. In fact, I didn’t think I was going to finish on time until about a month ago.

But I did finish.

Today.

I have decided to continue the project in some form, but I’m not sure yet what it will be…. but sure as shit won’t be 365.

To everyone who shared a story with me over the last year, I am humbled and inspired by you all. So much life has been lived, so many storied inhabit our hearts.

These few images here barely even scratch the surface of the people I met and shots I took, but they serve as a reminder of the people who made this project possible.

I opened the project with a selfie, so I thought it apt to close it with one also…. plus I’m a megalomaniac.

Keeping up with the Holsbys Portrait 365

Danielle

Danielle

Keeping up with the Holsbys Portrait 365

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18 Comments

  • Reply Jade December 31, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    Congratulations! I have LOVED this all year. Thank you for bringing these faces and stories to us for 365 days.

    • Reply Danielle January 1, 2015 at 2:32 pm

      Thanks Jade. I love that you loved it x

  • Reply Carolyn @ Champagne Cartel December 31, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    Oh hooray! Congratulations, my beautiful friend. You set the goal, you whooped that goal’s arse – and you took 365 beautiful photographs. But I think that last one is my favourite.

    Toast to you tonight – you are ever-evolving and becoming more wonderful. May 2015 be your year in every way. xxx

    • Reply Danielle January 1, 2015 at 2:32 pm

      You know how I feel about that comment. Big love to you always x

  • Reply bigwords December 31, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    Beautiful – all of them, especially yours. xx

    • Reply Danielle January 1, 2015 at 2:31 pm

      and yours xxx

  • Reply beth December 31, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    fantastic. happy new year )

    • Reply Danielle January 1, 2015 at 2:31 pm

      Happy new year to you also Beth x

  • Reply Zita December 31, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    what wonderful photos and something to look back on for many years to come.
    Congratulations!!!

    • Reply Danielle January 1, 2015 at 2:31 pm

      I know. Can’t believe I actually did it to be honest.

  • Reply Ian December 31, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    Congratulations Dan Dan, a fantastic achievement and outstanding progress. Wishing you and the gang a fantastic 2015. Lots of love Willy, G, Tom & Belle xoxoxoxo

    • Reply Danielle January 1, 2015 at 2:30 pm

      Big love to the Wilsons! I’m coming to visit soon xxx

  • Reply Nicole - Champagne and Chips December 31, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    Well done you amazing creature. Rocking it!

    • Reply Danielle January 1, 2015 at 2:30 pm

      thanks, babe x

  • Reply Michelle December 31, 2014 at 11:49 pm

    Wishing you a BEAUTIFUL new year!
    Love you BIG!

    • Reply Danielle January 1, 2015 at 2:30 pm

      Right back at you, warrior woman!

  • Reply Sonia from Sonia Styling January 5, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Well done you! Such a huge, awesome project and one I have loved following along with. I’ve said it before, but you really do have an incredible gift. So glad our paths crossed in 2014 and here’s to a brilliant year ahead. x

  • Reply Humans Being January 19, 2015 at 8:02 am

    […] When Portrait 365 finished I wanted to keep it going in some way, but I needed to take the pressure away from it. That daily grind was good in many ways because it forced me to keep going but in others it was a ball ache. […]

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