The pitfalls of a professional picture taker

By: Travis - 16 October 2013 - 1 Comment

As someone who gets paid to take photos, I find myself slacking on the fun little picture taking I used to enjoy so much.

This is a terrible habit to have for several reasons.

Forget the obvious ones, like degrading creativity and falling behind on new techniques, it can have some serious impacts on your ego as well!

I found myself thinking it wasn’t worth it to shoot on my own time, unless it was a full blown project or some advertising shoot.

With that said, I have decided to put my money where my mouth is and hold myself to a promise of accountability. I will require myself to photograph and publish awesome shit that I find fascinating, regularly.

With that being said, here is some messing around I thought was fun and had a unique feel.


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