Are we a bit misdirected?

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String
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Re: Curation is 90% of photography
In reply to sigala1, 5 months ago

sigala1 wrote:

VincentWSLim wrote:

Hmm.. does her photos consistently show a high level of skill in composition?

Remember, if enough monkeys type at the keyboard long enough, they can produce Shakespearean works

My point being that despite me being a not too proficient photographer, I still manage to take some keepers some of the time, where-else a great photographer with the right equipment will take keepers for most of the time.

Taking a lot of photos, and knowing that only a few of them are any good and that most of them suck, is 90% of being a good photographer.

Well, a good friend of mine photographs NHL for our local team. 99.9% of his photos are rejected and the remainders are sold... the 99.9% don't "suck" they just don't capture what the magazines/news sites/papers want so are discarded.

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