Being Competent At Photography

How do you define success in your photography? This is a simple question but an important one. A fundamental psychological need we all have is to feel a sense of competence in activities that are meaningful to us. To be clear, competence is the perception that we are able to perform effectively and achieve success. Feeling competent allows us to fully engage in an activity, focus more effectively, take risks, be creative, gain greater well-being and so on.  As I noted, competence is based a on a perception that you can be effective and achieve success. Therefore, how we define success …