You know what sucks? You’ll never be as successful as you were on your first day taking pictures. The first time you pick up a camera you have no clue. You look at the bright colorful pictures on the shiny little teevee on your phone-cam and think: Nailed It! Every photo is better than the … More IT GETS WORSE… Chapter 2 from the book.
Pic Wisely and Special Eyes… Pic Wisely, Chapter 19 — In a rut? Are you showing exotic food photos from around the world on your website but you really want to stay home and photograph dressed-alike families? It’s within your power to change your focus. If you wanna shoot families, you gotta show families. Did you know … More Chapter 19 and 23 from the book: Don’t Shoot | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer
time AND place … Are these the most important things in photography? You’re about to spend more time than you ever imagined being a photographer, and there’s a good chance that after you ignore your friends and family you’re still not gonna have enough time to make it. If you think you’re going to be able … More Chapter 58 and 59 from the book: Don’t Shoot | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer
Cringeworthy… Two Truths: As I develop my eye, I will notice all the flaws in my older artworks. I think my current art is the bomb. This cycle constantly repeats, and will continue. This is normal. Mostly we suck but think we’re awesome, then we figure it out, then we die. Just wait a few years and — unless … More Chapter 4 from the book: Don’t Shoot | 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer