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Passenger Seat: Creating a Photographic Project from Conception through Execution in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom by Julieanne Kost

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Chapter 33. Constructive Criticism

As to what the picture represents, that depends upon who looks at it.

JAMES WHISTLER

The more images you make, the more chances you have to discover your voice and improve the stories that you are telling. Throughout a project, it’s important to take time to take a step back from the technical details of producing your images to constructively critique them—both the good and the bad, the successes and the failures. When you do, you will learn what works and what doesn’t, which will, in turn, help you refine your imagery and define your style.

Every time you make an image you have the opportunity to improve your skill. There is never anything wrong with making mistakes as long as you learn from them. The only ...

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