Do You Have What It Takes?
Photography is unlike some sports. You don't have to be in the best physical shape, you don't have to be
6 feet tall, you don't have to be 250 pounds and you don't have to learn how to kick, throw or hit a ball. Everyone can pick up a camera and click the button. In a second, whether film or digital is being used, a moment in time is captured. So, why are some photographers better than others? What makes them excel at the sport of photography? Do they draw a camera out of their camera bag faster than the next photographer to shoot a photograph? Do they have better equipment? Whatever you believe and whatever reason you come up with... the bottom line is they keep practicing, practicing and practicing... and educating, educating and educating themselves to learn what it takes to make a GREAT photograph. Place 10 photographers in one location, tell them they can't move more than 50 feet, and at least one photographer will come up with a brilliant photograph. Would it be you? Are you doing whatever it takes to learn? Are you practicing photography or just clicking away and hoping for the best? If you aren't doing all you can do to learn, then you will never have what it takes.