Embrace Failure: A Key to Success

Hosted by Daniel j Gregory

December 18, 2023

Episode Number: 458

Ever thought being a dismal failure could be your best move? Dive into our exploration of failure as a stepping stone in photography and creativity on this episode of The Perceptive Photographer. Let’s wrap up 2023 by finding beauty in blunders and gaining growth through goof-ups.

“Amazing things happen when we fail, and yet most of us work really hard not to be a failure or to appear as we have failed or to appear incompetent or less than qualified for what we’re doing.”

Key Points

  • Failure can lead to creative leaps
  • Being stuck is worse than failing
  • Success may breed from failed shots
  • Reflection fosters photographic growth
  • Remove “failure” for creative freedom

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Gear used in the podcast

One of the questions I get asked frequently is what sort of equipment do I use to record my podcast. I have used a variety of equipment in the years that I have been recording, but here is the current list of equipment that I am using. Also as an FYI and full disclosure, the links are affiliate links to Amazon.
Rode Procaster XLR microphone
Rode Boom Arm
Rode PSM Shockmount
All three Rode components a kit
Focusrite Scarlet 2i2
Adobe Audition (part of creative cloud subscription)
LogicPro X
Macbook Pro
OWC Thunderbolt 3 dock

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