Sitting Pretty

Inspired by Diane Varner’s Daily Walks blog and the incredible art she shares with us every day. Here’s to a happy, healthy and creative 2011!

Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty – Brazos Bend State Park, Texas
Copyright © 2011 Jeff Lynch Photography
Shot taken with a Canon EOS 7D set on aperture (Av) priority using an EF 400mm f/4 DO IS USM + EF 1.4x Extender mono-pod mounted. The exposure was taken at 560mm, f/10 for 1/50th of a second at ISO 100. Post capture processing was done in Adobe’s Lightroom 3 and Photoshop CS5 with Nik Software’s Color Efex Pro plug-in filter.

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2010 in Review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 400,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 17 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 217 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 725 posts. There were 627 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 1gb. That’s about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was May 14th with 2 views. The most popular post that day was You Really Do Need a Good Tripod.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for canon g10 vs g11, canon 5d vs 7d, g10 vs g11, canon 7d vs 5d mark ii, and canon 5d mark ii vs 7d.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


You Really Do Need a Good Tripod May 2010
23 comments and 1 Like on,


Comparing the Canon 5D Mark II, 7D and 50D September 2009
349 comments and 1 Like on,


Comparing the Canon G10 and G11 August 2009


Comparing the Canon 1D Mark IV, 5D Mark II and 7D November 2009


Comparing the Canon G10, G11 and G12 September 2010