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People Pictures: 30 Exercises for Creating Authentic Photographs by Chris Orwig

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2. Mediocre or Magnificent

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Being a commercial fisherman requires audacity, guts, and strength. And Defiance is the perfect name for this fishing boat. If photography were a voyage, what name would your vessel wear?

Canon 5DMii, 70–200mm lens, f/2.8

THE TYPE OF PHOTOGRAPHS you make is completely up to you. Most people start off in photography excited but uncertain because of their lack of technical skill. And rather than taking the time to learn the basics, many give up too soon. Content to shoot a high volume of frames, they use a process that is like rolling the dice. Luck favors quantity, and so this does yield an occasionally interesting shot. ...

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