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By David Emerick 

On November 19th, Mike Johnston’s photo news websiteThe Online Photographerreaches the milestone of its first anniversary, and, coincidentally, just passed two million hits. Will it go on from there? David Emerick interviews Mike.


David Emerick:Why did it take so long to start TOP? You have been writing about photography for many years and a blog is such a perfect venue as we now see.

Mike Johnston:I resisted it for a long time. It seemed like blogging would be too much of a chore. At the time, I had several outlets for what I wanted to say. I had a monthly column inBlack & White Photographymagazine (U.K.) that I still write, and an online column based atThe Luminous Landscapethat was published as well onSteve's Digicams,, and the Polish was calledThe Sunday Morning Photographer, and at its peak was actually published every Sunday morning. Actually I...

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