To my loyal WordPress followers, if I have any left. I have been home from my trip to Europe for 6 months now. I’ll have to admit, I did not like travel writing as much as I’d hoped. Like I’ve said before, I didn’t want to be in front of my computer while travelling and miss out on exploring a new city, or trip to the pub. The time I did use to sit on my computer was for picture and video editing. However, it is nice to start to read back on my blogs that I’ve started a year a go now. So maybe I’ll regret not keeping up with it…
To reiterate, I did not enjoy travel writing. At least I tried, right? I enjoyed taking and posting pictures. And this is starting to get me somewhere. Last week, I launched my photography website. I want to take what I’ve learned in Europe and start something new. I have posted all my favourite Europe photos into categories, and I’m starting to branch out and post pictures of my home city and province. I am also selling my prints, because I’ve had a few people ask me how they can do that. I’ve had one customer so far; super stoked! Moreover, I will be hanging some of my prints at local coffee shops in my home town throughout the spring, which is also very exciting! I hope I can do this to fund my hobby, because lord knows that I need a new computer and wouldn’t mind upgrading to a full-frame camera. I had one of my external hard drives crash and I got quoted $600-$1200 to recover that data. I didn’t lose my Europe pictures, but about half of my Europe video footage. Ugh. Every photographers worst nightmare.
I have some great ideas for the future, and cannot wait for spring and summer to hit. In the mean time, I invite you to check out my website and follow me on Facebook. I will not continue with WordPress, but will be writing short photography-related blog posts on my website.
I have also opened up an Etsy shop. I have never heard of “Etsy” until a friend of mine told me about it last month. It’s like eBay, except for arts and crafts.
I do miss travelling, yes, and is definitely something that I plan on doing in the future. I’d love to go to SE Asia and South America, but as of right now, I’m pursuing my career here at home and cannot see a trip in the foreseeable future.
We’ll see you around the bend!