Never Criticize Other People’s Work

[smart_track_player url=”http://media.blubrry.com/ucphoto/s3.amazonaws.com/ugocei-public/podcast/004-never-criticize-other-peoples-work.mp3″ title=”Never Criticize Other People’s Work” social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ] I was recently on an Internet forum where people usually post their own photos. There, somebody had commented on a photo that somebody else had shared and the entirety of their comment was “Truly horrible.” That’s what they wrote, literally. Reading such comments never fails to upset me …

Do or do not. There is no try.

If there is one thing I have learned, having been active in online photography communities for many years, is that you should never say any of the following: There wasn’t enough light. There was too much light. I had no room to move. The subject was too distant. I didn’t have the right lens. Sometimes people will share one of …