Pro Photographers Discovering the Advantages of the Amateur
Over on Chase Jarvis’s blog, pro photographer Joey L. lists 3 reasons pursuing personal projects can help even the professional photographer:
You’d be surprised at how many artistic people there are out there who reach a certain level, then simply give up on improving their craft. Even photographers with extensive client lists who were once busy can find themselves going through dry periods because they forgot the value of progressing their work to even greater heights and creating something new.
I don’t think the readers of blog would be surprised by that at all.