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Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 9 - 2016
Professional Photographers ©Jhong Dizon

Professional Photographers ©Jhong Dizon

When I read photographers’ success stories, I often ask myself, are there certain traits that make certain photographers successful? After some pondering this past week, I’ve concluded that there are three main traits that determine the success of a photographer:

The first trait is courage
Courage is very important and distinguishes the work among the mediocre. Courage doesn’t only mean being daring enough to photograph in conflict/war-ridden areas, protests, and life-threatening places. Courage also applies to many other aspects.
For instance, the courage to photograph from close range is also important. Robert Capa, a war photojournalist has been quoted as saying if your photographs aren’t good enough, then you’re not close enough. There are, for instance, many novice photographers that doesn’t have the courage to come into close contacts with their subjects (especially when photographing people) and only photograph with telephoto zoom lens from a distance. Read the rest of this entry »


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