Photography is an amazing art form. It allows us to capture moments, explore the world around us, and share our perspective with the world. It’s a great way to express ourselves and to capture memories that we can look back on and cherish. But, it can also be easy to get caught up in the results, and to focus on pleasing our egos. We all want to take the perfect shot, and when we don’t, it can be discouraging.
Before I write I think to myself what can I communicate that will bring value to my readers. Should I write a gear review because these kinds of articles get the most interactions, but they get the least meaningful responses? When I write about value, meaning, purpose, finding yourself, discipline these articles get fare fewer readers but more significant responses. The question is do I want reach or depth? But even contemplating this kind of thought is what I call The Editor’s Mind, thinking, and trying to control something before it has even happened.
I had everything I ever needed, all the dream gear, Broncolor lighting, the latest Professional Canon cameras, and all the fastest Canon lenses. I had the latest Apple laptop, C-stands, tripods, all the gear I could ever dream of. I had it all, and at the time it was good. So why did I decide to get rid of everything after only a few years.