Getting through the dry spells


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Getting through the dry spells

Keith Carter: It's impossible, virtually impossible to make a qualitative judgment as to whether or not this body of work you're absorbed in is going to be successful or not while you're in the middle of it. It's impossible. All you can do is talk yourself out of it. Oh! I don't have enough time. Oh! It's been done before. Oh! My friends don't like this. Oh! I'm not doing a good job, don't have the money. This is too much time.

All you do is talk yourself out of it. It's like you've got this little black angel on your shoulder whispering that stuff into your ear all the time. I don't want to hear it. I just don't want to hear it. You've got to finish it, and then you can make a judgment as to whether or not it's successful. But let me tell you something. You notice how am I pointing my finger at you? Chris Orwig: Yeah. Keith: If you do 50 photographs on this assignment in 2 years, you're an aristocrat. You did it.

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Getting through the dry spells
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Getting through the dry spells provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Narrative Portraiture: On Location in Texas with Keith Carter

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