In the world of photography, comparison can be a crippling and addicting path. As a photographer, it's easy for me to fall into this trap daily. Why are my photos not as creamy as hers? Why don't my photos make me want to weep and laugh all at the same time like Ben Sasso's? The constant urge to covet another photographer's success is endless, but here's the thing - you are not that photographer.
But Anna, who am I? You are YOU!
YOU are on your own creative path. YOU are forging the way. YOU are building a brand. YOU are fabulous in all your ways!
I am completely on the bandwagon with looking to other great photographers for inspiration and resources, but I am not for breaking yourself down in the name of comparison. I mean, Jasmine Star's blog is basically bae and Ben Sasso has a way of producing work that makes me melt, but instead of comparing ourselves in negative light - let's cherish these modern-day artists as inspiration.
Everyone has to start somewhere. Don't let the comparison trap keep you from becoming the greatest that you can be. You were made for greatness.
"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well." //Psalm 139:14//