The inspiration game
Especially as I was just starting out I really couldn’t understand what it was all about. I was more interested in the feelings that a picture evoked than in the technical niceties of photography. I mostly paid attention to “art” photography, where bright highlights and dark
But I comforted myself with the illusion that at least no one was complaining about my compositions… till I got a refusal for that very reason. A very kind reviewer replied to my e-mail requesting an explanation, and since then I really started paying even more attention to what was showing in my viewfinder to avoid any distracting encroachments competing with the principal subject of the photo.
It’s taken a while, but my approval rating was climbing steadily, mainly because I was being really hard on myself to select and
Frustrating? Oh boy, it sure is. But then again… So it is time to up the game a bit. What’s the next thing to try to differentiate my submissions from all the rest?
Photo credits: Abdul Sami Haqqani.