scott heiferman's photo of the day

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS THIS?
this is a website where i publish a daily photo & link.

WHY DO YOU DO THIS?
i do it for fun & to help keep in touch with friends & family.

WHY WOULD ANYONE ELSE CARE ABOUT THIS?
i have no idea.

WHO ARE YOU?
i'm a guy in new york that likes to take some photos & share random links. i'm not an artist or photographer. my primary work/fun is starting companies. here is more about me. here is my fake family photo album.

DO YOU USE BLOGGER OR SOME OTHER SITE-UPDATING TOOL?
no, i just update by hand. if you know how i can automate it or want to build a automation tool for me, let me know!

IS YOUR MINIMALIST WEB DESIGN STYLE SOME KIND OF STATEMENT?
no. i learned basic HTML in 1994 and haven't learned anything since. 

ARE THE LINKS (CLICK ON THE PHOTOS) RELATED TO THE PHOTOS?
sometimes. 

DO YOU TAKE SUBMISSIONS?
no, these are generally photos that i take myself. but it's easy to do your own "photo of the day/week/month".

HOW MUCH TIME DOES IT TAKE TO DO THIS?
it takes a couple minutes a day. i just take a few photos most days, then crop, tweak HTML, and upload.

MIND IF I DO MY OWN "PHOTO OF THE DAY/WEEK/MONTH"?
please do! it's easy.

WHAT CAMERA DO YOU USE?
i use a Canon Digital Elph (S110).

IS THE "PHOTO OF THE DAY" ACTUALLY TAKEN ON THE DATE LISTED?
usually. give or take a day or 2.

HAVE YOU LEARNED/EXPERIENCED ANYTHING SPECIAL BY DOING THIS?
actually, yes. this discipline has made me better realize that:
1. there's plenty of interesting/peculiar things in the ordinary world if you look for 'em.
2. ordinary things in the ordinary world can be fun to look at if you take the time to look at them.

WHAT OTHER WEBPAGES HAVE YOU MADE?
ok, nobody actually asks this. but here you go.

I LIKE TO JOIN THINGS -- DO YOU HAVE SOMETHING FOR ME TO JOIN?
yes!

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email: scottweb@heiferman.com