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I'm wondering how you do it.

Photo by emperornorton

When I check a new person, I tend to visit the popular photos first. I bounce around the first couple of pages and select what I like from them.

What this tells me is what others think is your best work. I find the opinions of others odd at times, biased towards color over black and white, so I don’t entirely trust it. This is what I have been putting out a series of “personal favorites” folders.

Neither lomography nor flicker offers any direct means of sharing these. So I do a run-around by creating albums or sets.

I’d like to see more personal favorite folders so I can get a better idea of what my friends here like in their own work. Never trust the world out there to define you. Make your own statement.

written by emperornorton


  1. lilithmoon


    You're absolutely right! If i have time, i'll try to do my favorite photo album. =)

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  2. scrabbyknees


    i guess most people do the same- start off with 'most popular', then if you find something/some style that catches your eye, you browse through the rest... but i totally agree with you that what others like may not be the self-perceived best shots... oh well.

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  3. emperornorton


    @lilithmoon Looking forward to it!

    @scabbyknees The solution is to create a personal favorites folder for others to browse through. If I see one of those, I am sure to check to see what the photographer liked.

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  4. sorrilha


    I like the idea..

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