one benefit of using flickr that i didn't mention before is that i'll get people coming to a post that they otherwise wouldn't have b/c they first saw the photo i took on flickr.]]>
I'm not much of a photographer, but I am good at digging around for images to accompany posts. I like to see that people have put thought into the image selection for posts, and that might mean they have shot stuff themselves and it might mean they've picked an obliquely appropriate photograph to accompany a portion of a text. There is something to be said for spending 30 seconds in photoshop with an image as well..
One thing that I find hilarious, and you'll definitely find this amongst the “social media consultant” circle is blogs filled with stock photography. What would possess someone to do this? Furthermore, what does an image of somebody walking along a beach have to do with “Unlocking your writers block” anyways? 😉
This is a great companion conversation to your “design blog issues”, many of which I agree with.]]>