As I’ve spoken about previously, aside from enjoying the writing and thinking out loud my blog provides, a major reason for having a blog at all is to create and grow a community of like minded people. I could just jump on an existing site or social media platform but I prefer to do things… Continue reading How To Support The Blogs And Communties You Love
As a keen reader of photography blogs - and of course a photographer and blogger myself - I'm curious about how many photographs per post is the optimum. Some share just one photo per post. With a very short post that can be purely the photograph with no text, or the photograph plus a few… Continue reading How Many Photographs Should We Share In One Blog Post?
With the world moving faster than ever, and online sharing sites like Instagram and Twitter seemingly all about the right here right now, we might be fooled into thinking that any article or content online only has any worth the moment its published. And perhaps for five minutes afterwards... Obviously after that, we're told, it's… Continue reading The Love Of The Long Haul (Or Why We Should Keep Blogging)
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
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