A few years ago I went to a seminar by Andy Rouse, the award winning wildlife photographer.
I don't want to be a wildlife photographer I specialise in horticulture, so why did I go?
I went because
I photograph people so I took a course by Boo Beaumont, also an award winning portrait photographer. The opposite in character to Andy. Boo is quietly spoken. She too is passionate and inspirational.
If you want to make it in this business you need to get out there.
You may find yourself in situations that may feel difficult, or,
Photograph in less than ideal conditions.
After 15 years in the business here are my tips to keep your work fresh and get even better:
Observe. Watch the world around you.
Experiment. Get out of your comfort zone.
Read, look, research images
Enjoy yourself. Don't be tough on yourself if things don't work out
And my last thought
Never think you've made it-always aspire to better.
Here are a few I made earlier...
Found photographing in rain or shine for magazines and the like.
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