I have a confession to make. Project 52 is just not happening.
I thought it'd be easy enough - especially after Project 365, but there have actually been times where an entire week goes by and I haven't snapped one single shot. When I first noticed this, I'll admit I was a bit disappointed. But I've decided it's a good thing for me at this point.
Still running off the Project 365 drive, I definitely take photos more often than I did the year before the project. And the weeks I do take photos, I'm averaging around 500 photos. Plus, now I can spend the hours I would have devoted to Project 52 on other photo-related things...
I've been super busy and poor bloggie here hasn't gotten much attention lately. It's unfortunate because I have several other projects that I'd really like to share here.
Which leads to the next confession. This blog is bothering me.
I'm in the middle of watching Jasmine Star's latest creativeLive session, "Building Your Wedding Photography Business." And it couldn't have aired at a better time. Trying to figure out what to do next to push this photography thing forward has been creeping into the state of overwhelming. It's not that I don't know what to do as much as I don't know what to do first. I feel like I'm being pulled in several different directions. So it's really nice to hear the story of someone who has been in this position before. One of the things floating on my list was to square away this blog. And the creativeLive session reinforced the need to do that. I've been feeling it's not pulled together and polished enough. So I dedicated some time today to make some improvements.
Unfortunately despite a couple of hours working with the html of the blog, I'm feeling trapped. I designed something in Blogger's new template designer and didn't like the limitations on how wide I could make the main content area. I tried going back to my original template and tweaking that - only to discover my lists were rendering bullet points despite "line-style: none;" being in the template. I keep going back and forth between the new template and the old one - trying to decide which annoying element annoys me least (and redesigning the new template at least three times in the process).
At the time of this posting, I have the newer design live. That may change tomorrow. I'm starting to think it's time to leave Blogger and explore new horizons. Feel free to weigh in on this blogging-exploration-extravaganza.
For now, I'll leave you with a preview of the shoot I hope to post next.