Chicago Botanic Garden

The 7 Habits According To Sandra Nesbit

When I initially conceived, wrote, and finally published my article, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Photographers, I imagined it would be considered inspiring and stimulating by readers. I wasn’t certainly expecting that the first serious feedback I would receive would tell me it was annoying. This however is exactly what Sandra Nesbit did. She kept sending me emails, telling me …

Charles Bridge, Prague

The Myth of Talent

“I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent. Curiosity, obsession, and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas” – Albert Einsten The idea that some people have an innate talent and that you can’t be an artist if you don’t have talent is so ingrained in people’s minds that almost every time I …