The Zen of Shooting | The Online Photographer

Shooting and editing require completely different mindsets. If you’re editing whilst shooting you just ain’t in the zone. You’ve got to „let go.“ It’s exactly the same in all arts. It’s improvisation, where you’re at one with your tools and voice. Mistakes don’t matter because you’re shooting from the gut. It’s very primeval. If you can’t be bothered to edit 1,000 images to find one—yes, one—amazing image, you might as well try another hobby. It’s takes hard work to get a consistent and defined ‚voice‘ in the arts, be it in music, painting, photography or whatever…….