Beginning Photography

The musings of a budding photographer

Archive for January 2011

Black and white portraits

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My girlfriend and friend in black and white. The room was very dark for these, I bounced flash off the roof and have done a B&W conversion in lightroom


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January 4, 2011 at 2:00 am

Posted in Photography, Photos

2010 in review

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The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

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Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,000 times in 2010. That’s about 7 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 57 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 112 posts. There were 229 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 51mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 8th with 51 views. The most popular post that day was Sun, snow and good timing.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for water drops, water drop, beginning photography blog, spinning coin, and beginning photography blogs.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Sun, snow and good timing January 2010


Fun with water December 2009


Thumbnails November 2009


About October 2009


Ash in the sky for a sunset over the lake April 2010

Written by James

January 2, 2011 at 11:02 am

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