Five things photographers should do in 2017
As 2016 draws to a close, we take a look at five key things that creative photographers can do to set up a successful creative framework for 2017. There are always some things that we can do to help improve our photography. In this final podcast of 2016, I have come up with a list of ideas that I think could make a difference in your work in the coming year.
- Remove the word should from your creative process and replace it with want. Should can create an obligation, whereas, want fuels the fire.
- Much like the Stoic philosophers, work on controlling your reaction to events rather than trying to control or be swept up in the events. If you are out shooting, you can’t control the weather, but you can control your reaction to the weather.
- Give away your old camera gear (not sell) to someone who could use it. You will be amazed at the jumpstart your creativity gets when you create a spark in someone else.
- Follow through on your commitments. Start small and simple, and you will be amazed at the shift in your creativity.
- Print the ten best images of 2016 that you created.
Best wishes to you and everyone as 2016 draws to a close. Here is to a new and bright 2017! Happy New Year Everyone!