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Influences and admirations

Categories: blog | Posted by: Peti Morgan

As I mentioned in my previous post – Why you need constructive criticism, I’m currently an apprentice in The Arcanum, where photographers of all levels and genres work hard to level up their photography mastery.

I’m nearing the end of the Foundation levels (1 – 10), and in a recent levelling task, I was asked to present to the cohort, 10 photographs that inspired me, and explain why. I thought this might be a difficult task – I view hundreds and hundreds of photographs

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Why you need constructive criticism

Categories: blog | Posted by: Peti Morgan

A few weeks ago, this blog post by an Australian landscape photographer was pointed out to me: I don’t want your constructive criticism. In it, he explains that he shares his photographs online because he likes them, and doesn’t want to hear any opinions about what could be improved.

“You might have a thousand reasons why you think my photo has been taken or processed incorrectly and I couldn’t give a shi* about a single one of them.”

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