I Was Alone…Inspiration Hit…Now What?
In solitude, I come up with concepts. But it’s in the pre-production meetings that things really come together.
Zen Habits says that the Number 2 habit of highly creative people is: participation.
Especially with photography, I can not do everything alone. If I’m photographing a model, particularly a female one, I need specialists to help me out, such as with hair, make up, wardrobe. Sure, I can probably pull off an ehhh…ok shoot, solo, but that would be a ton of work and super stressful. And the photo shoot probably would not go nearly as smooth or turn out nearly as well. I also have next to zero experience with hair and make up. I’ve picked up a couple things here and there by watching, but rarely do I practice.
So to have a truly successful project, you need to enlist the help of your friends. This marriage proposal is a prime example. Try to count how many friends this guy employs…. Link Here.