I must’ve done something right: 2010 a review of my blog for the year

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

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Wordpress' Healthy Meter says I did: Wow!

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,800 times in 2010. That’s about 9 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 27 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 35 posts. There were 128 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 36mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 1st with 313 views. The most popular post that day was The 3 I’s of Good Photojournalism- Part 1: What is News?.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were linkedin.com, facebook.com, twitter.com, getphotographyjobs.com, and wix.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for snowy scenes, photographing strangers, the 3 i’s of good photojournalism- part 1: what is news?, photos for way to overcome the different barriers, and tips for photographing strangers.

Attractions in 2010

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


The 3 I’s of Good Photojournalism- Part 1: What is News? September 2010


Breaking Barriers: Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Photographing Strangers April 2010


Photojournalism in not about the photographer’s ego, it’s about the Public’s Trust. March 2010


Protect Your Copyright: It’s the Only Thing You Have That’s of Real Value May 2010
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The 3 I’s of Good Photojournalism, Part 4: Intimacy October 2010


  1. wow !! keep up the stellar work Pumpkin .. the numbers for 2011 can only go higher and higher ! you put out a wonderful blog always full of wonderful tools for any photographers chest if they are amateurs , students or a season pro you put your info out there in a way that everyone takes away lessons .. thank you for all your great work in 2010 and i cant wait to see what you give us in 2011.


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