I want to explain something. I want to show you into my world. I want to show you the truth.
My passion is photography, but I have had a love/hate relationship with her for about three years now. She is that bucking bronco that the Texas cowboy has to tame before anyone else can come near her. That seems to be the only metaphor that does our relationship any justice.
I have struggled with so many things in the photography world. It is not just learning the exposure triangle, and the rule of thirds, and learning what chromatic aberration means… believe me I didn’t know that one for a very long time. I struggled more with my personal style, branding, and loving my own work enough.
I have received more harsh criticism from myself, than from all of my peers around me. I struggle with this all the time. Every. Single. Day. I never feel like my photographs are good enough. I never feel that I am good enough. I never feel like I am ready to commit whole heartedly in my business.
I have realized one thing… it is ok to feel that way… and I am not the only one. I now know that my business is NO WHERE near what I want it to be. I am ok with that. I am taking steps to move toward that goal. I am in it for the long run and I know it will not be easy
.I have finally found some inspiration, and I cannot give this woman enough praise. Jasmine Star, you are an amazing photographer, and my greatest inspiration. Purchasing The Complete Wedding Photographer Experience course from CreativeLive was the greatest investment in my personal development.
This class is not only technical and detailed, but also inspiring. I cannot put enough emphasis on how important it is to work on yourself, develop your skills, and with A LOT of hard work you can be successful.
And as J* always says… you are enough.