Constant creativity drives artistic innovation, and sharpens one’s skills. Treat every picture as an assignment. Figure out a way to make it work, no matter how bleak the subject matter or conditions are. Ian Plant explains
Although this may seem counter-intuitive, my best work often occurs when I am shooting on assignment. Although working within the constraints of a client’s particular needs can limit artistic freedom, the pressure to come up with something good – no matter how poor local conditions might be – forces me to push the boundaries of creativity. When you have to pull a rabbit out of your hat on demand, you really have to …
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