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Are not what you need.

Tips are the lowest level of education, appealing to the fearful lizard brain. That’s why they’re a popular feature in photo publications.

Most tips cannot withstand the simplest of questions: “Why?”

What if you started doing the opposite of these tips? It would probably create more unique photos. Is that so horrible?

Tips are just tiny pellets of stifling reassurance.

This is a chapter from the book A Lesser Photographer.