Silent Sunday Goes, er, Local?

So, after tweeting my link to my recent Silent Sunday post, quite a few people seemed interested. If you haven’t got a clue what I’m talking about, then allow me to explain.

For me, Silent Sunday is just one picture, posted on a Sunday, with no words. It can be a photograph of absolutely anything you like. It doesn’t have to be anything in particular, and can have been taken at any time in the previous week. Many of my Silent Sundays lately have been taken on the same Sunday of posting..but that’s not always the case.

It’s not Blipfoto where you can ONLY post one photo (and it must have been taken on the same day). It’s not The Gallery, where you have to post a photo relating to a theme. It’s not anything specific…

It’s just a photo. The only guidelines? The only rules? No words. If you MUST put words then, uh, they can’t get in the way. It’s all about the picture. Just the picture. That’s it. No other rules. And it’s a picture of anything you like.

Is it something that sums up your Sunday? Something that struck you in the previous week? A photo you took which you thought “that’s just epic. It doesn’t even NEED words, I just want to show it off; to showcase it”? Then Silent Sunday is the place that works best for me.

I did a post a while back over on the PhotogBlog about Silent Sunday’s, why I stopped, and I why I started back up again. I’m rubbish at discipline with photography; I’ve always been one to break rules where possible. I don’t want to restrict myself because I can’t function that way, and I don’t like abiding to rules because, well, where’s the creativity? When the world is your canvass, free to do with it what you will, why not take that opportunity?

So…enough rambling. Would you like to join me in Silent Sunday? If enough are interested, I’m happy to put up a McLinky. If one jumps out at me, or even if you just ask me, can I feature your photo over on the PhotogBlog? Maybe do an article on it? Let me know your thoughts…


UPDATED TO ADD: The doors opened!! Wait – what am I on about? Read the official Silent Sunday page for more info.


  1. I am in

  2. I'm in, you might need to remnd me but I'd love to do it. x

  3. I did it this week, think I'll be taking part, sort of a replacement for blip! A photo every day is just too hard! Once a week I can do!

  4. I'm in :)

  5. i'm in xxx

  6. I like it. I might not always remember to do it, but I like it. Count me in. x

  7. I'm in too! xx

  8. Count me in!

  9. I'm in! Just need some inspiration to find something worthy now…

  10. Cool – although not the best photographer in the world I'll certainly have a go!

  11. What a fab idea lady! We’re off in a very short while to do what we do most Sundays. I shall photograph it & post it for you! Mwah xx

  12. I am in, Dude. Marvellous idea. Love it! Xxx

  13. I'll have a go too, unlike me to be silent at all but I'll give it a go ;)

  14. I just found this, and I am in for sure :)

  15. I came through 3 bedroom bungalow and I like this idea so I added my silent sunday post here

    It was taken today on our way to Tim Hortons for coffee . I liked it because it reminds of rest and silent sunday :)

  16. Tiffany says:

    I am so in! my blog site won't let me NOT put a title, so I'll just title all of them Silent Sunday :) LOVE this idea! Here's my first one:

  17. I am in with this. Thank you!


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