Why Do You Take Photos?

Motivation is a fundamental human condition. Many (myself included) believe it to be the most important concept when considering any activity we participate in, whether it is photography or anything else. This is because why we do something will determine how we do it and what we gain from it (e.g., enjoyment, creativity, well-being, etc). In this post I want to look at what we are motivated towards and why this is important. So let’s consider why we might take pictures. What are you motivated towards? There are many reasons to take part in photography and all can fit into …