Saturday, 20 April 2013

Great blogging expectation

My expectations of blogging

I mean in no way im a veteran blogger, but my opppions of blogging have vastly changed in the week of starting blogging. I have been reading blogs for years but I dont think its unitll you really chuck yourself into blogging and the blogging comunity you really get to know what its all about.

1st- You dont need an exspenice camera to take a outfit of the day picture-
I mean before I started the blog I used to see all these blogs with goerguse photos and these amazing lookbook pictures people used to post and wonder to what did they spend on the camera? I soon found out that there was an even bigger group of bloggers who like me just made use of some good lighting and their iphone and resulted in some rather nice and rather usable pictures. Lesson learned bigger isn't always better.

2nd You don't need to break the bank just to blog-
I have seen so many people showcasing there designer peices but high street works just the same. People don't just like things for the designer label they like things because they are fashionable.

3rd Blogging can only be done one way -
Allways when reading other peoples blogs I used to think that I need to think if I start blogging I need to blog like them. Wrong! I think blogging really gives you your own voice and encorages you to speak out with your own voice , not the voice of others.

4th Only insiders allowed-
After seeing the 'Alisters' of the blogging work I thought gosh will anyone even take the time to read my blog? I dont skype with designers or get gifted with personilied bags on a weekly basis. 
What I did find out is that is exclusively inclusive. Meaning only everybody is allowed in. I have had lovely bloggers returning comments, giving compliments and the whole 5 yards. Everyone is so daym nice!


  1. //Dude, there are more of them on ebay ;)

    Yeah, totally get what you are saying! The iphone pictures can be great, if you take the time to get the lighting and positions right, but the best thing for an outfitblog is definitely a... damn.. it's something in the range of 1/8 50 mm lens, which costs about 100 dollars if you know where to look, and a cheap ass SLR and you're all set. But even if you have that, it takes a lot of practice to get that good, and the photoshop skills are also in place with the tops. But as long as you blog for yourself and make sure that it is something you love doing, the blog will be successful to you. Trust me, I just started from the ground up again, because I went international. I used to be the 4th biggest mens fashionblog in the world and nr. 1 in my country, but that is something I gladly gave up to start over. Don't ask why, it was a huge problem involving other people and... well, drama. But the sponsorships are easily done and making money isn't really that hard if you have all the information. Most big bloggers have to pay taxes because they get so much money and things in sponsorships, and that's not really funny to get wrong. And the voice you feel you have when you're blogging is actually kind of one of a kind, and really incredible. Suddenly people from all over the world have read what you have written, that is really cool!

  2. I think what you're saying is very true. I don't think that a blog needs professional photography or gifts from sponsorship to be considered interesting. I think content and personality is what's most important.

  3. sounds interesting~


  4. Thanks for visit, nice post :)

  5. Loving your post and I agree with you ! The most important thing about blogging is to find your own voice and space, and it seems to me you do have a very nice personality and an interesting space here ! Good luck with your blogging adventure ! Greetings from Italy

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  6. Great! Congrats! You´re so right - this could be my thoughts :) Many thanks for writing it down ...

    And thank you for your nice comment on my blog: I checked immediately your blog with the result: I like it!

    I would like to follow you on gfc and/or bloglovin. It´ll be great if you come return to my blog to follow me – then I will follow you immediately back.

    xx from Bavaria, Rena

  7. Hi there, this was an interesting and informative read, good tips! Thanks for your visit, have great week ahead!

  8. I agree! I use a camera which is at least 6 years old--and even though I think the pictures aren't so great, everyone else seems to like them.

    Such a truthful post, who wants to be like everyone else anyway? It's good to learn from successful bloggers, but always be yourself. ^^

  9. Hey so you are new to blogging ( and of course not to blog reading )Well welcome then! You are right that it is not like only insiders are allowed. We are an open and warm community I suppose.And yes be yourself is maybe the best advice anyone can give you out there. I am your second follower on Bloglovin... :) And I just want to maybe point you to if you haven't heard of it already. It is great community for bloggers to learn and make new contacts.

    Thanks for stopping by at my blog. :)

    Swati @ The Creative Bent

  10. Going from reading blogs to actually writing one yourself is quite strange. I totally agree that you don't need an expensive camera - it annoys me when people insist that you do!