How Top Photographers Conquer Self-Doubt, Part 2

October 21, 2016

© Duane Michals

Duane Michals, “The Human Condition,” 1969. After college and military service, Michals found photography at age 28, and learned to trust his intuition. “I had nobody applauding me when I did my first shows,” he says.

Self-doubt and fear of failure haunt most photographers, especially when they’re starting out. Successful photographers share their own doubts and fears, and strategies for taming them. Last week we shared part one of this four part series. Here, we present part two: Duane Michals “Self-doubt? I don’t understand it myself. Creativity always has to be risky. If you’re in your comfort...

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