|JACK LARSON PHOTOGRAPHY|
Chip Ross Morning
Taken from the top of Chip Ross Park.
Overdosing on Learning
There are so many resources for learning new lighting and Photoshop techniques. Whether it’s learning online or attending live photo training seminars, there are amazing way to improve your skills as a photographer. The problem arises when too much time is spent learning, but little time spent actually putting all that knowledge to practice. Whether the knowledge is gained from free YouTube videos or from an costly photo workshop, there is no return on investment unless a photographer takes those new skills and begins developing a new body of work.
There is no better way to learn than by doing. So, after acquiring that knowledge, the priority needs to to apply those new skills. Whether it’s a paid job or a personal project, a photographer has to schedule time to make these shoots happen, preferably soon after the workshop experience. Those notes you’ve scribbled down from a workshop aren’t going to make much sense 3 months later when you finally get around to making images.