Shoot Less

The fewer pictures you take, and the fewer pictures you keep, the better photographer you become and the more your love for this art form will be demonstrated. Erez Marom explains the reasons for this theory

When I started using a DSLR I had a debate with a friend. He never deleted any pictures he had taken, claiming that if you delete pictures you don’t really ‘love’ photography. Fast forward a few years and I am a full-time photographer, debating image backup with other photographers. I advocate online backup whereas they claim they would never be able to upload their data faster than they produce it. I claim that both my friend and the other photographers are fundamentally wrong. The less pictures one shoots, and the less pictures one keeps, the better photographer one is and the more one’s love for this art form is demonstrated.

We all know that the more experienced photographer you are, the more likely you will be to find and produce the image you envision with less …

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Erez Marom

Erez is a full-time nature photographer and traveler based in Israel. Erez authors professional articles on nature photography, and offers unique photography workshops in fascinating locations worldwide.

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