It sounds paradoxical, but there’s a lot of truth to it: the better you are at photography, the harder it is. Why so? This excellent video discusses this seemingly paradox and how you can avoid getting confused by it.
Coming to you from aows, this great video discusses the counter-intuitive fact that the better you take pictures, the harder it is. Photography is like a lot of hobbies: you can achieve 80% of your ability with 20% of the effort, but that last 20% of the effort takes up 80% of the effort. And it is in this transition from form to excellence that a lot of photographers lose their passion and fire. As the rate of progress clearly slows down, we begin to feel as though we are reaching a ceiling of our abilities. But it’s important for you to realize that the more you advance in any field, the smaller the difference between each successive level. As you become a more competent photographer, don’t let yourself get discouraged when you start taking smaller and smaller leaps; This is completely natural and to be expected. Stay committed to your pursuit and you will continue to grow into a better and better creation. Check out the video above for the full summary.