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Sams Teach Yourself Tumblr in 10 Minutes by Bud E. Smith

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LESSON 7Adding Photos to a Text Post

In this lesson, you learn how to create Tumblr-ready photos and add them to your tumblog text posts.

The Art of Photos in Tumblogs

Photos and other static graphics have two important roles in blogs: as illustrations for text posts and as the central point of a post. In Tumblr, photos are particularly important. They often stand on their own, with little or no comment.

The Tumblr community tends to value a certain terseness and precision, in words and in pictures. The trick is to be creative and distinctive in relatively few words, or with just one picture. Many of the photos in tumblogs are quite striking, and others make up an interesting juxtaposition with the accompanying text or other media.

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