On Blogging And Not Keeping Up

Amidst the strangeness of the past 15 months or so, I've been struggling to maintain a consistent approach both with publishing new blog posts, and responding to comments. As the archive numbers at the foot of the page attest, during the first two thirds of 2019 I was posting every 36 hours, so around 20… Continue reading On Blogging And Not Keeping Up

10,000 Comments Richer

Mostly I use the little notification bell in WordPress to see and reply to comments here on 35hunter. It's a convenient way of viewing them all in one place, and keeping track of my replies - as you get a little reverse arrow to indicate you've done so next to the original comment. But today… Continue reading 10,000 Comments Richer

Do You Blog To Photograph Or Photograph To Blog?

Do you make photographs just for the sake of having something new to share on your blog? Or do you blog when you're ready, to share the photographs you've already made? Mostly, when I'm out making photographs myself, I'm not thinking about this blog. I just want to find beautiful compositions, and enjoy whichever camera… Continue reading Do You Blog To Photograph Or Photograph To Blog?

Photography Blogging – Sleepers And The Long Tail

After blogging for a few years, you start to notice patterns and trends in the posts published. One overall trend is obvious - the longer a post has been published and out there on the world wide web, the more chance it has had of being read. A pattern I really enjoy seeing is what… Continue reading Photography Blogging – Sleepers And The Long Tail

How To Write 555 Blog Posts

I recently published my 555th blog post on 35hunter. As a pure number, this feels like quite an achievement, and assuming a post is on average around 700 words, it adds up to well over 380000 words. Perhaps enough for four or five novels. This doesn't include comments I've written, which perhaps add up to… Continue reading How To Write 555 Blog Posts