Fellow bloggers, I expect a good few of you are, like me, fascinated with the stats and figures WordPress makes available to us too, to gauge how "successful" our blogs are. For a long time with 35hunter, I was most interested in visitors and page views. Surely, I thought, the more visits and page views… Continue reading Photo Blogging – What Does Success Look Like?
A journalist interviewing a famous world leader asked "Why do you wear virtually the same suit every day?" Their response, to paraphrase, was "When you have as many important decisions to make as I do in a day, you do all you can to eliminate all the trivial ones." When I was shooting a dozen… Continue reading Decision Fatigue (And How I’m Escaping)
Some 21 years ago I was in a relationship where we both, for various reasons, wanted to run away from everything we knew. Our dream took various forms, including a log cabin in Alaska or British Columbia, and a similarly remote beach side shack. A common "vision within the vision" was simply sitting together outside… Continue reading Woods Gallery 04 (The Dreams Already Around Us)
We spoke the other week about cameranogamy - using just one camera - and some of the major benefits. I'm moving ever closer to this, but I'm not quite there yet. A warning before we go any further - this post is a bit of a gear post. I will probably use phrases like ISO… Continue reading One Camera Candidates – Ricoh GX100 Vs Sony Xperia
How and when do you give titles to your photographs? Personally, I've titled mine in three different ways - 1. A poetic title A deliberate (attempt at a) fusion of words and image to create something stronger and more evocative than either could alone. I haven't really done this for years - it was more in my transitional… Continue reading How And When To Title Photographs