“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst” – Henri Cartier-Bresson
Quality comes from quantity.
Wether or not this is true for anyone else is debatable. I know my first 10,000 photos were undoubtedly my worst, they were terrible and utterly forgettable. The point is that it takes a lot of practice to become any good at photography and The only way to get good is to make photos… lots of photos.
Theory is useless unless you put it into practice. Even when you do practice theory it will only get you so far, you need to practice to become any good. Practice is more important than theory. It’s through practice that anyone gets good at anything. The more you do something the better you get at it, this is true of anything, especially photography.
Don’t worry if your photos aren’t any good, just keep making photos and your photography will get better. Read less. Practice more. Quality comes from quantity.
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