The first time you ever took pictures on your new DSLR, you probably thought “wow”. It’s possible you didn’t realize you could take such good pictures and those first images are maybe what got you into photography in the first place. So you start to study, maybe take lessons, learn everything you can, but after a few months there is an underlying sense of disappointment, a feeling that you’re not meeting your expectations. If that sounds like you, take a look at this short and inspirational video featuring the words of Ira Glass:
What you are going through is a normal part of the creative growing process. If you can come to realize that in first few years you are not going to be a brilliant photographer, and if you can keep pushing through this feeling by practicing and practicing some more, then eventually you may well become the brilliant photographer you aspire to be.
“The hardest part of growing in any creative field is pushing through those first months of self doubt.”
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