Self Assignment

Take any good photography class and chances are the teacher will give you an assignment. These assignments can take many forms, some help you master camera operation or photographic techniques while some of the most valuable assignments involve expanding your creative skills. It’s the creative assignments that can really stretch you as a photographer and teach you to see the creative possibilities in the world around you. 

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Standing Out In a Commodity World

Look back on the statistics today. With a society that pumps out over a trillion images a year, it’s hard to argue that they all have value. Not just economic value - that’s not the point. What is the emotional value of your images?  If you’re a professional, this economic value translates into dollars - for the hobbyist, adding value to your images makes them stand out in a crowded field. You’ll win contests and get the recognition you deserve.

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