8 To Be Great - Secrets Of Success


posted on 26th of september, 2008

I saw Richard St. John's video on TED.com today, where he talked about eight secrets of success. This talk is from 2005, but nothing seems to be changed in those 3 years. :)
St. John mentioned 8 traits, what help us to succeed in our lives. And I think they apply to stock photography as well, or even best. So I wanted to share them with you.
1. PASSION
I have ever met a passionless photographer, not a professional, and much less a hobbyist. So it's easy to keep passion about photography alive when there's so much beauty around us and interesting subjects and lot of techniques to explore and develop. Maybe you need to find your passion among different genres or styles of...

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Posted by Matt6t6 on May 13, 2009
No 4 and No 8 I need to take on board ... And the rest lol
Posted by Maigi on April 02, 2009
Glad, that you found it helpful. It encourages me every time I reread it.
Posted by Wildmac on April 01, 2009
As a newbie to DT this is just what I needed to hear to get my creative juices flowing again. I've been a bit discouraged by the number of rejected photos I've had, but after I reading your words of wisdom, ideas have been flowing thick and fast. Thanks for that :0)



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