Video: Inspirational Words on Having Confidence as a Photographer

We are our own worst critics. It’s always the case. Naturally, we see the works of others and gawk in amazement, but when viewing our own work we can often only notice the flaws and imperfections. But, photographer Mike Browne is here to hand out a healthy dose of inspiration and speak to the power of self confidence.

In the video, Browne addresses a number of reasons many people feel justify shying away from the art of photography. From being too old to not having the right gear, Browne gives a straightforward, no nonsense response to each.

At only seven and a half minutes long, it’s a quick watch that’s sure to give you a nice little boost of motivation and confidence. To keep up with Browne’s other videos, you can head on over to his YouTube Channel.

(via Reddit)

  • dan110024

    Mike Browne is great!

  • Ralph Hightower

    I am probably as old as Mike Brown is. I bought my first SLR when I was 26 and that camera was a Canon A-1, which uses film. I still use that camera. My interest in photography began in high school. My parents had a Polaroid Land Camera that I used to take some photos. They bought me a Polaroid Swinger camera to use.
    When I bought my A-1, I read photography books which included Ansel Adam’s books. I learned the exposure triangle. I even developed a program for the Hewlett-Packard HP67 calculator that incorporated the zone system with the exposure triangle.

  • MrD7000

    In general Mike offers simple, good advice. This is another good example.