Is photography really a solitary pursuit, or are we ignoring a gold mine of assistance, if only we’d ask? Tony Bridge's article in the current issue of Better Photography will get you thinking…
"When we set out upon the long path of photography, we may well feel that we are alone, walking our unique journey along a lonely road. We may well think we have no one to turn to for advice, mentoring or inspiration, apart from fellow photographers and our peers.
"And we would be so very, very wrong.
"We are not alone, we have never been alone and we will never be alone. Walking beside us are the shadows of all those who have travelled the road before us. Each of them is a companion open to help us if we are willing to seek their wise counsel.
"The great American photographer Robert Adams wrote: “Your own Photography is never enough. Every photographer who has lasted has depended on other people’s pictures too – photographs that may be public or private, serious or funny, but that carry with them a reminder of community.”
Tony Bridge's article is full of useful advice for finding your way in photography. Read all about it in the current issue of Better Photography magazine! Not a subscriber yet? We'd love you to join - take $20 off with our coupon code IDEAS20.