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Dear hitRECord,

The new way of presenting records has an elegance to it and on the whole I think I may just need to get used to it. It doesn't seem to hurt videos and photos I don't think although the heart for appreciation may be a little too small.

HOWEVER, in the case of text records, without the bold title at the top of the page, they look much more boring and far less enticing to read. I just had a look in my stream at the text records and they don't draw the eye anymore at all. I believe that readership of records may be reduced by the new design as people need to know what they're getting involved in right away with a piece of writing or they won't bother, they'll just carry on scrolling. As a writer myself I am concerned by this change which is why I'm bringing it up even though I try not to moan normally.

If anyone does or doesn't feel the same way I would love to hear from you. Also, if anyone at hR has the chance to give any feedback that would be great too, thanks


Best Regards,



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Hi Everyone!

Congratulations! We just finished up year 1 of The RECordographic Lens Project. I am moving this coming weekend and have also started a new job -- I am going to return 2 weeks from today (once I'm settled) with the first week of year 2. I encourage everyone to take their cameras out anyway, and shoot away. Have a wonderful August, and I promise I'll be back soon with the new theme!

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