What Type of Photographer Will You Become?

The short answer to this question is that no one knows, and other than in rare cases, that includes you. That said, certain changes and shifts on your photographic journey are likely. You will see things very differently after spending time with a camera. This is a continual process; it never stops. Photographers who have worked for half a century still discover new things regarding their relationship to the art.

I know that in a year’s time I will see differently than I do now. The change may be a massive, fundamental one, or it may be of a smaller, more incremental nature. I know this much based on past experience: A year has not gone by in which my photography has remained static. The thing that keeps ...

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