A number of blogs I've discovered in the last year or so have either published very few new posts since I've found them, or none at all. Some might think this is reason enough to visit them no further, as the author has little or nothing new to say. But the beauty of blogs of course is… Continue reading The Beauty Of Blog Archives – Gifts that Keep Giving
You're probably familiar with the philosophical question - "If a tree falls in a forest and there's no-one around to hear it, does it still make a sound?" Well I've been wonder about the blogger's equivalent... "If a blog post has no comments, has anyone even read it?" Generally I'm not one to obsess over… Continue reading If A Blog Post Has No Comments, Has Anyone Even Read It?
We recently talked about why blogging is alive and well. That said, for me the majority of blogs (especially those focusing largely on cameras and/or bicycles) tend to be very much focused on the technical, statistical side, with reviews and the like. Or they just feature photographs that rarely transcend the ordinary. Amidst the mediocrity,… Continue reading Writing With Feeling, Sharing With Soul
When blogs began, one of their much trumpeted benefits over a static website was being constantly updated with fresh content. The print analogy was that a blog is like an ongoing subscription to newspaper or magazine articles, with something new delivered every day or two, rather than a book published 5 years ago that then sits… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Enjoy Blogs More Than Ever
Nearly three years after starting 35hunter, the time's come for an important decision about its future. When I began, the intention was to write about my ongoing photography journey. Back then I was using 35mm film compacts almost exclusively, having discovered film three years previously. Indeed early draft titles included thirtyfivetwopointeight.com, after the lens spec… Continue reading 35hunter And The Future Of Writing