MCP Project 12: {Month Two} Love or Leap

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MCP Project 12: {Month Two} Love or Leap

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Our 2nd MCP Project 12 theme is:

*** LOVE ***

We also have an alternate theme, if you want to do two this month or just prefer this theme: Leap

Below is my example image. Taken specifically for this theme.  I was inspired to write a little poem with it… Feeling sappy I guess.

love is.. poem and photo for Project 12
Photo and Words by Jodi Friedman, MCP Actions

A few words about MCP Project 12:

Project 12 gives photographers the opportunity to take more photos, be creative and have fun. Hobbyist and professional photographers can join us by capturing images based on our monthly themes and share with the MCP community.

At the beginning of each month, for the next 12 months, we will introduce a theme on our blog. You will have up to a month to brainstorm, develop your ideas, and take your photos. If you prefer a weekly challenge, like Project 52, challenge yourself to use the theme in multiple ways.  You may upload up to four images per month.

To learn more details about Project 12, please visit the P12 Home Page.

Check back on the last day of February to see some featured images and get even more photo inspiration.


How to participate:

  • Enter a comment on the P12 Home Page Here and let us know you will be joining in. You can participate every month or just a few.
  • On each monthly Project 12 Blog post, this being the one for February, there will be a linky tool to submit your photo. Photos can be linked back to your Blog, Flickr or other photo hosting site.
  • Please read the Guidelines before starting.
  • You can see all photos on the blog post at the first of each month on the Linky Tools. Just click on the thumbnail images. You are welcome to leave a quick note or “like” for the photographer too, but unless they ask for critique, keep it simple.
  • While you work on your images, you are welcome to post photos to the MCP Facebook Wall and ask for advice and feedback from MCP fans. Alternatively you can post to the comment section of this Blog post with your photo(s) and ask for ideas, critique, etc from participants.  The most important way to grow your photography skills is to practice, practice, practice.  Now is your chance.

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Your images will show in this grid once you upload them.


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If there is something we did not cover above or on the Project 12 Home Page, please leave a comment in the “comment section.”  If your question is personal, you can also send an email at:


We want to thank our corporate sponsors for MCP Project 12, Tamron USA and MCP Actions.


If your company wants to take part in sponsoring MCP Project 12, please contact Jodi at


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  1. Jessica Terry
    February 25, 2012 at 10:56 am —

    LOVE LOVE LOVE MCP Project 12! Thanks for having an outlet for creativity and growth! Just joined Project 12 and so far I’ve submitted two pics… #164 & 165! Can’t wait for the year ahead 🙂

  2. February 24, 2012 at 4:13 pm —

    Looking forward to joining in! A little late but glad I found your site!

  3. Amber
    February 24, 2012 at 1:38 pm —

    My submission #156 – the caption is supposed to say “leap” not “love” under the thumbnail. Doh! Don’t know how to edit it now that it is submitted…

  4. February 15, 2012 at 3:58 pm —

    This is a picture of my little love.

  5. February 14, 2012 at 8:46 pm —

    Darn, something happened to my thumbnail image (#98). It’s not showing up. Here’s my submission.

  6. February 13, 2012 at 12:56 am —

    Goody! I hope to join this month! I tried a 365 project last year, but was unsatisfied with my crappy work. Great works everyone! I do prefer the unedited or lightly edited works, but the others are really good too.

  7. Renee Calvin
    February 9, 2012 at 10:10 pm —

    MCP Project 12: February Theme: LOVE

    just the beginning of a labor of love…a LOVE quilt!

  8. February 7, 2012 at 5:33 pm —

    Im in! Love the creative juices

  9. February 5, 2012 at 11:34 pm —

    photo #3 is stunning…. great light, nice crisp shot… really very nice.

  10. February 4, 2012 at 8:09 am —

    I missed January but I think I’ll join late anyway.

  11. February 3, 2012 at 4:39 pm —

    I’m in! Hooray! Thanks for the good fun!

  12. February 1, 2012 at 6:31 pm —

    Love it Jodi- it’s so hard to see them growing up. But those moments when they stop to say I love you just melt my heart!

  13. Alice C.
    February 1, 2012 at 6:27 pm —

    What a fun crop!

  14. Jake
    February 1, 2012 at 3:56 pm —

    Count me in

  15. February 1, 2012 at 11:19 am —

    I would like to join in on your Project 12! I wanted to join last year and just kept spacing it off. This year is the year of productivity. :0)

  16. Susi Vazquez
    February 1, 2012 at 10:34 am —

    I will be joining this month, can’t wait!!

  17. February 1, 2012 at 9:28 am —

    Love the poem! Hope that the facebook love that everyone sent out to her worked some magic!

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