I’ve been unhappy with myself for the last couple months because I haven’t taken the time to shoot personal work. The only way for me to progress is to get out and shoot for myself. I was starting to get lazy and make excuses for why I can’t do better. It was starting to become easier to blame others for why I wasn’t pushing myself. I always fear rejection and this fear was prohibiting my development. I finally stopped making excuses and started to reach out to people that I wanted to work with. Even the first step was hard for me because a lot of talented people ignored my emails. the amazing thing is that some actually
Following my passion never really gets easier. Once I reach one goal I have already created another. I’m trying to appreciate the little and big accomplishments, which is very hard these days because of all of the talent in the world and the access to view it 24/7. I don’t think I will ever completely feel like I’m on the right path to create the type of images I want, however I think life would be extremely boring if I knew the outcome before starting the journey.
Anyone else struggling with their ambitions or better yet anyone conquered the thing they’ve been struggling with?
And, thanks to Lizzie Gunst for being one of the talented ones that responded.http://www.dustincantrellphotoblog.com/lizzie/