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Learning to Take Pictures

For more than a year now I’ve been using my dSLR camera to try to become a better photographer.  I’ve always had the photography bug, but I could never get used to ‘just take pictures.’  I would always try to set up the perfect shot.  At parties I would take two or three pictures, however everyone always said I had the best photo of the night.  When I told people that I wanted to “throw away $850 on a ‘nice’ camera,” I got a lot of resistance.
So…. was it a good investment?

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Squarespace or WordPress

Recently, I’ve been pretty annoyed with WordPress for getting my three sites that I run hacked. Then when I used my backup, it didn’t work as well as I wanted. WordPress runs slower than I want. Basically I have problems.

With all of this, I decided to look elsewhere, and squarespace was the obvious choice. The problem with squarespace is that I can’t run the other sites, and would need their own solutions. All three of these sites generate very little traffic, so to have 3 squarespace sites doesn’t make sense.

Then I thought about the problem. I think the underlying problem is the hosting (godaddy). When facebook, twitter, google+ being so dead simple to use, why would I use the site? But that goes against my beliefs that I need an online presence of my own.