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Advanced Shooter — The 100-Mile Diet for Photographers (preview)


Settings: Canon PowerShot G11, 18mm focal length, ƒ4@1/160 sec., ISO 80

I know a lot of photographers who only dig out the camera when they travel. It’s easy to understand why. Most of us are inspired by a change in scenery, and travel gives us that needed change plus a good dose of novelty. Fresh views open our eyes. We’re no longer blinded by our contempt for the familiar like we are at home. We see photos everywhere!

But relying on novel experiences to bring out the creative eye is like relying on drugs to make you happy. Once the drug wears off you’re miserable… and then to feel good again …

To read more of Darwin Wiggett’s column Advanced Shooter, please purchase the July 2013 issue of OPC today!