An interesting recent post on one of the blogs I enjoy most, talked about social media and self control in this new decade. It led me to think more about my own online presence as a photographer, what I'm happy with, and what I might like to change this year. So this is how my… Continue reading What Does Your Online Presence Look Like As A Photographer In 2020?
One of the most useful features of Flickr for me is the option to upload a photo and make it private, ie visible only to me, but then still be able to easily use the image in a WordPress blog post, no differently to any other I have on Flickr. There are photos that are… Continue reading Photography – What Not To Share
Most of us here are in the highly privileged position of being able to publish their words and images online with great freedom. But the easier it's become to publish online, obviously the more people have done so. Whether they have anything worth sharing or not. Rather than get into the argument of how the… Continue reading Just Because You’re A Photographer, It Doesn’t Mean You Should Have A Photography Blog
A while back I started some unplugged experiments. Whilst I didn't - and don't - spend vast amounts of time online on what I'd consider meaningless activities, I wanted to hone the quality further, and reduce my overall time each week spent on a device connected to the internet. The experiments went well, and both… Continue reading Unplugging All Over Again
Anyone who spends even a few minutes a day online will be aware of the “like” concept. Started, I believe, on FriendFeed, then adopted by Facebook, where it exploded, it now features on a wide range of social sites in some form or other. Including WordPress. I’ll make my stance clear from the outset, and… Continue reading The Trouble With Being Liked