Autumn Sun. Rennebu
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I tried to get in touch with Tumblr, but I suppose my message got lost in more immediate concerns. Either that or I sent it to the wrong place!
So I’m just as well going to ask here. Does anyone know if there’s any indication “photographers on tumblr" might become a featured tag along the lines of "artists on tumblr”? Lensblr did a good job spreading word of this tag, and I was under the impression that if enough people used it, Tumblr would consider getting it featured. These days I see it used all over.
There are a lot of photographers, amateurs and professionals on this site, and it would do a lot for our sense of community to have a recognized tag. Sure, photography is extensively featured on “landscape" and "black and white”, but the work of the users is marginalized by material from other sources. And “artists on tumblr" quite regularly features photographers from tumblr, but only a small percentage, and obviously just of the artistic kind. It’s worth putting some pressure on Tumblr about this.
Created with the intention of bringing original landscape photographers together on Tumblr, The Landscape Network is looking to add photographers to its directory. Please submit your images to us, and if you’d like to be a part of the network (blog must be your original photography and post…
Scree, glacier (Uranosbreen) and mountain peaks (Uranostinden 2157 meters high to the left) in Jotunheimen National Park, Norway in August. Nikkor D3X and Nikkor 70-200mm 2.8G at 105mm. Photograph by Eirik Johan Solheim
Tire skidmarks, Vesterålen, Norway by Jonas Bendiksen.
Celebrated Magnum photographer Jonas Bendiksen is working at a small town newspaper in northern Norway. Why? Bendiksen writes: “we’ve heard it repeated countless times over the last decade: Newspapers are dying. I don’t know if it’s true or not, but I do know I don’t want to die without ever having worked for one of these fine purveyors of information.”