Again with the pictures

September 20, 2008

Purple and gold, originally uploaded by erin m.

I took another pass at night shots on the mall last night, this time with a rented, grown-up tripod. It was the first time I’d ever used one worth more than $40, and now I want want want to buy it for my very own.


Harvest moon, originally uploaded by erin m.

According to Flickr, this is the most interesting photo I’ve ever posted.

In the first 24 hours after I posted, it had 1,200 views. More than 100 people had called it a favorite. Another 80 or so took the time to comment on it. DCist called it the photo of the day, and someone e-mailed me asking to buy a print. At one point, it was the fourth most interesting photo posted on all of Flickr that day.

I know it’s a good photo. I LOVE this photo. It was, however, my first official interaction with the absolutely massive stream of commentary that is rained down upon people in our new, webby world. I spent so much time keeping up with comments and new contacts that I didn’t really do much else all day.