Be part of our Sleeper Sundays Image Showcase

Most images we make are like flavours of the day. They are wonderful at the time, but soon we long for something new, fresh and tasty. And then there are those images that like fine wine taste better and better as they age. These images we call sleepers, or as Samantha like to say, “they pass the wall test.” These are images that, if hanging on your wall, you don’t grow tired of but enjoy more and more over time. Such images are rare.

We have been asking our oopoomoo Facebook group to post some of their favourite sleeper images every Sunday. These post are categorized under #sleepersundays (some people have mistakenly used #sleepersunday as well – you need to be signed into Facebook for these search terms to work). The results have been inspiring and we invite all photographers to post their sleeper images each Sunday on our Facebook group. Every few months we’ll gather up the most inspirational images and share them here on our blog complete with links to each photographer’s website (we always ask permission in advance). We are planning to start gathering up our faves after this Sunday for our first blog showcase. Join our Facebook group and share your #sleepersundays images… maybe you’ll see your tasty work displayed here on oopoomoo.

Here are some recent sleepers that Samantha and I have shared:

©Samantha Chrysanthou

©Samantha Chrysanthou

©Darwin Wiggett

©Darwin Wiggett

©Samantha Chrysanthou

©Samantha Chrysanthou

©Darwin Wiggett

©Darwin Wiggett

About the Author

I am a Canadian landscape and outdoor photographer who loves long hikes in the woods, yummy food, hairy dogs, good company and a good guitar jam.

3 Comments

  1. Allison George
    July 22, 2015

    Thanks for sharing…

    As always, great stuff and great inspiration.

    Sam’s first shot is very painterly…:)

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  2. Veronica Reist
    July 22, 2015

    Are sleepersunday images, ones you have shared on your wall and once again want to share , or are they the ones in your library that have been sitting around , not shared before but want to share now. Please drop me a note so I understand the process. Veronica

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    • Darwin Wiggett
      July 23, 2015

      Hi Veronica,

      If you have already shared the images on the oopoomoo FB group they are in the running for inclusion on the blog, no need to share again (unless you want to). Feel free to also put up images you love that have not been shared before on the group.

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