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2012 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Oxford School of Photography’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

20,005 entries were submitted to the 2012 National Geographic Photo of the Year contest. This blog was viewed 100,000 times in 2012. If each view were a photo, this blog could run 5 contests.

In 2012, there were 430 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1,170 posts. There were 803 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 197 MB. That's about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was April 4th with 947 views. The most popular post that day was Photographer Nan Goldin's best shots - from The Guardian.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Oxford School of Photography in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for duane michals, photographer nan goldin's best shots, best dslr camera 2012, nikon d800 review, and light painting.

Where did they come from?

That's 182 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & India were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Urbex (urban explorers with cameras)

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Jane Buekett 5 comments
  • 2 aytacgok 4 comments
  • 3 Kate Anthony 2 comments
  • 4 Alex Ramsay 2 comments
  • 5 Wendy 2 comments

See you in 2013

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