And that’s a wrap

Category : ddoi, photography · (36) Comments 2013/07/04

I started [daily dose of imagery] on July 4th, 2003. I posted a photo each day since then. When I launched ddoi, there was no Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, iPhone, iPad, Android, 500px or Instagram.

I decided a year ago that I’ll stop the project after ten years, and today is the 10th year anniversary.
[daily dose of imagery] will remain as is and the whole archive of it will be available as long as I can afford to keep it. The photos will still be available for purchase I’ve also uploaded the whole 10 years archive into a new flickr account which is a great way to browse with large thumbnails. Bookmark it here:

I will continue posting images on the topleftpixel tumblr site from now on, although not a daily basis. It provides larger photos than ddoi allowed which was one of the things I always wanted to change. Bookmark it here:

On this site, topleftpixel blog, I will be posting articles including tips and tricks for photography, video and post production. Also there will be posts with tutorials and reviews about tools, gadgets and software related to photography, cinematography, video, post production and animation. And here is where I’ll be posting updates about upcoming ddoi related projects (A book or an exhibition might happen this year). Bookmark it here:

You can also see a list of all the places you can see my work at

Thank you so much for supporting me over the years. I couldn’t have done it without you.

And here is small collection of images posted on ddoi over the years.

(36) comments

Guy Déom
11 years ago · Reply

Thank you, ddoi was an inspiration !

Laurent D
11 years ago · Reply

I discovered DDOI only one or two years ago and from then I didn’t miss a day.
I still have to catch up with the previous years but it has already been very interesting and I thank you very much for that.
I’ll keep following your work but I’ll surely miss my Daily Dose 😉

Laurent from France

11 years ago · Reply

I am so happy you are continuing, I’ve had your DDOI page as my home page for years, I remember finding the pumpkin picture via Stumble and it was so amazing so bright and such a great picture i changed my home page there and then. I have changed browsers many times since then and each time it is the first tab I add and now your new sites will be come my home pages again. Good luck from a fan in the UK

Todd Dow
11 years ago · Reply

Hey Sam, thanks a ton for sharing your pictures – I’ve followed your ddoi site for a long time now and I really enjoy the daily photos that you’ve shared over the years. Good luck with your new projects and I look forward to seeing more great work from you moving forward!


Amir Bastawrous
11 years ago · Reply

Best of luck, Sam. I’ve enjoyed following you these past years.
Amir Bastawrous

Lori Ryerson
11 years ago · Reply

Sam, you have brought me countless daily moments of joy and appreciation. Large and small, your family, the city I love more than any other on the planet, my home town. Thank you for sharing your journey here with all of us. I will continue to watch and learn from you as you move to your next great adventure, and look forward to that. Wishing you the very best moving forward, and thanking you for all that has gone past.

Glen Simpson
11 years ago · Reply

Thanks for 10 years of great photos. I will miss going to your website each day and trying to figure out where the photo was taken before looking at the caption.

11 years ago · Reply

Thank you, thank you! You inspire and amaze and now, you’ll be doing it on a larger scale. Wonderful!

Craig Lathrop
11 years ago · Reply

Sam, I started following your blog shortly after you started and have had ddoi as my home page ever since. Discovering my city through your eyes has been my daily pleasure – thank you. I look forward to the next chapter.

Stephen DesRoches
11 years ago · Reply

Everyone needs a change but 10 years is darn impressive. As the original photo blogger that I knew and subscribed to – and the blog that out lasted all the rest – I owe you a great deal of credit for so many things. Best wishes and I look forward to this new start.

11 years ago · Reply

Great news that you are continuing. Have really enjoyed your work here in Scotland and have used it for ideas of places to visit when I come over to Canada. Coming in August and hope to make it down to distillery district.
Thanks for all your efforts and good luck with your new ventures which I will follow with interest.


Doug Sturgeon
11 years ago · Reply

Thank you Sam for sharing your imagery for the last 10 years. You are an inspiration to all of us photographers!

11 years ago · Reply

You made a lot of people appreciate Toronto much more than they ever thought they would. You have a great gift & talent — thanks for sharing.

11 years ago · Reply

You’re one hell of a photographer.

Tim Headley
11 years ago · Reply

I want to thank you, for the past few years I have had the daily exercise of seeing your picture and then thinking about it for a few minutes. Thanks

helen turbian
11 years ago · Reply

I echo Craig’s comment – it was a true pleasure to see our wonderful city through your lens. I look forward to many more discoveries in the years to come.

All the best,

Ashkan "aschk" Zahraie
11 years ago · Reply

It was always as if I felt obliged to check out your latest photo everyday 🙂
Thank you for all the photos you shared with us, and I’d be looking forward for more.

11 years ago · Reply

As always, we are proud of you 🙂

Bashar A.
11 years ago · Reply

Hi Sam

I’ve been following you since ~ Jan 2006 and I just want to say thank you for sharing all these beautiful pictures of my old hometown… you inspired to start my own photoblog (no way at your level but you gotta start somewhere 🙂 ).
Wishing you the very best in your future projects… 🙂

Bruce Freeman
11 years ago · Reply

Sam, what an incredible achievement! I can’t remember exactly when I started following, but ddoi has become a part of my daily life. I eagerly await your new postings on both your main blog & tumblr. As a side note, I really appreciate the image data you share with your pics- it’s super helpful to this novice photographer.

Keep on doin’ what you’re doin’!!

Pouya Amini
11 years ago · Reply

I enjoied seeing you photoes everyday. Thank you so all these years.

11 years ago · Reply

Thank you for inspiring all of us through all these years! I started following your work a few years ago, in the mean time I have moved over from Europe to Toronto and many of the city’s landmarks were actually familiar thanks to your stream of great quality pictures!

Looking forward to 10 more years of great photos!

11 years ago · Reply

Loved viewing TO through your eyes. Wonderful images, great photography, thanks for sharing.

Germán Saez
11 years ago · Reply

Amazing work.
I updated my RSS reader to this new address!

11 years ago · Reply

I found your site on an article on Huffington Post and I have to say you are an amazing and talented artist. I have enjoyed your photographs and look forward to the next 10 years hopefully. Please keep posting and I will continue to enjoy each and every picture daily.

[…] It took me a little catching up in Feedly to realize that this month Sam Javanrouh, blogger and all-star photog of [Daily Dose of Imagery], has ended his daily photo sharing.  After 10 years! […]

11 years ago · Reply

I’m kind of late on this I have been following your pictures since 2011, I know that’s only 2 years of your 10 years of ddoi but I have been checking your site every so often see each new picture you post and I will miss seeing new photos everyday. Thank you for your site, it inspires photographers everywhere and I know it has inspired me.

Steve LLamb
11 years ago · Reply

Thanks for keeping up the entire 10 years, you were a huge inspiration back in the day for my own photoblog!

11 years ago · Reply

hey thanks for years of amazing images

11 years ago · Reply

Dear Sam,

I don’t remember the time I’ve started to check your photos..Maybe it was 2006 or 2007 ..
I followed your photos that you’ve been shared via Buzz.. that time I used to save all photos but in recent time I just checked ddoi and saw that you moved here..
I think it is time to say THANK YOU , for your inspiring and amazing photos 🙂
Keep Going!


10 years ago · Reply

nice series shots, realy like it, highly the last one

10 years ago · Reply

I’m very late to the party but I love your work and I’m glad you’re still going to be posting photos on a tumblr blog as well as keeping all the images on ddoi. Happy New Year, Sam!

Andrzej Buryan
10 years ago · Reply

Wonderful photos, you are an inspiration – thank you!

10 years ago · Reply

Love your work. Thanks.

fotograf Toruń
8 years ago · Reply

Great pictures. Exif show that you don’t need the top camera to do best photos 🙂

Cassie Barreda
7 years ago · Reply

Wonderful photos Sam! Every photo posted in here were all truly amazing! Great job! All your subjects were pretty cool and breath taking. Everything is being shot perfectly. It looks and appears real and classic! No wonder why you get to have a lot of readers and admirers regarding your posts and photos! Gonna look forward to more amazing works coming from you! Keep up that good hands and creative work! You really did great!

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