What to do, when frustration knocks on your door...


posted on 30th of october, 2012

Hi guys, I decided to write this post to help myself (and maybe others) to get out of misery of frustration that strikes us - photographers from time to time...

So... recently I haven't created any image (for a while already) - mostly because of no time (20 minutes per day is not enough for me), unfavorable conditions (temporarily lost the only space where I was able to set the lights...) and too noisy results of my travel photography from last months... Basically - lady Frustration knocked on my door and is my company these days (weeks, months)...

I do realize, that the only way out is to create and upload new images, that will sell and make me feel like it is all worth it... but those obstacles are demotivating every time I think of grabbing the camera... - "You don't have enough time for it -...

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Posted by Janceluch on November 24, 2012
DONE! I have just uploaded the file and it is pending now - lovely :)
- took me a bit longer than I was expecting and it is not the best concept ever, but with busy last weeks, plus all the technical difficulties and amount of retouching that got into play, I am glad that I have made it till the upload...
No matter whether the file will be rejected or approved, it is a great feeling to achieve the goal...
So if you feel down, remember that it is YOU who decides whether to "be the victim" or to be "in control of the situation"...

Good luck and head up!
Posted by Janceluch on November 03, 2012
Slowly I am getting back on track, but she is trying hard - yesterday my computer got frozen... after hour of retouching - all was lost... So sad, that Photoshop does not have the recovery of document after crashes (as Indesign for example)... So I have lost one day to redo yesterdays tasks - and the learning point - I am hitting Ctrl+S every 10 minutes from now on... (and you should not forget to do it as well if your computer likes to crash from time to time... )
Posted by Debramillet on November 01, 2012
So glad for you that your getting your inspiration back and on a side note im sure you made others who feel stuck in a rut feel better :)



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