One Year A-Blogging – Some Thoughts

I recently passed the year mark in my blogging ‘career’. Although it’s no big deal to anyone else, I congratulated myself on the fact that I have kept going, even when I thought I was only talking to myself, and that I still enjoy posting my blogs. At this juncture I realise that the success of my blog is not measured by the number of people who ‘like’, read or comment on my blog, although those are always lovely bonuses. Rather, I measure success by the fact that I enjoy blogging and that it helps me to order both my thoughts and my photography. Without the blog I would have hundreds of random images without any apparent structure, but the demands of producing a blog post every 2-3 weeks me

Marlay - A Park for all Seasons I live near Marlay Park in the Rathfarnham area of South Dublin, at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, and this is where I have done a lot of my photography practice. To many people this park is synonymous with the Longitude festival and Marlay Park concerts during the summer, but for those living in close proximity to the park it is alternatively a year round oasis of calm in the middle of the city, a hive of sports and culinary activity, and a venue for a host of special events throughout the year. To me, this park is an inspirational location for my photo shoots as it offers almost every photography opportunity that I require.

WildWillowWays is a personal blog to track my journey into photography. Join me as I shake off the beginner tag and explore the exciting world of real photography. Feel free to contact me with any comments or suggestions. ©


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