Why Two Of My Favourite Photography Blogs Lost Me As A Follower

Up to a couple of years ago I followed far more photography blogs - especially when I was predominantly shooting film. But I decided to unsubscribe from probably the two biggest and most prolific, despite them both still publishing interesting new posts. Before I explain why, let me tell you what I value most about… Continue reading Why Two Of My Favourite Photography Blogs Lost Me As A Follower

Our Blogs Are Thought Playgrounds

As 35hunter has evolved and the archives have grown, I've naturally found myself giving thought to the whole nature of blogging, why I continue, and what I gain from it. A large part is to meet and converse with others who also enjoy photography-based beauty hunting, like you. Another significant aspect of having a blog… Continue reading Our Blogs Are Thought Playgrounds

The Difference Half A Day Makes – Blogging Every 48 Hours

From January to September inclusive this year, I published a new blog post every 36 hours. My original intention with this experiment was to see what impact it would have on the readership and interaction, as well as a way of giving vehicle to my ever expanding draft posts list, and hopefully slim it down… Continue reading The Difference Half A Day Makes – Blogging Every 48 Hours

5 Inspiring And Enriching Blogs To Follow (Especially If You Think You’re Bored Of Blogs)

I’ve spoken often about my love of the blogging format, especially the greater depth and community I've found, when compared with newer social formats like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Despite blogging myself though, I don't follow hundreds of other blogs. In fact currently, it's less than 30, and a good proportion of those haven't posted… Continue reading 5 Inspiring And Enriching Blogs To Follow (Especially If You Think You’re Bored Of Blogs)

Blog Stats – Should We Pay Them Any Attention At All?

A disclaimer right from the outset - I'm a bit of a stats geek. Numbers, tables, graphs, trends, I lap them up. More importantly, I love how they can show patterns and changes over time, and give us useful feedback about what's going on, and how we can improve what we're doing. For WordPress bloggers,… Continue reading Blog Stats – Should We Pay Them Any Attention At All?