do (50) or do not (50) there is no try (5)

do

  1. dust
  2. color correct
  3. take multiple pictures
  4. compose
  5. set up
  6. be still
  7. re think
  8. re work
  9. think it could be better
  10. think about light
  11. think about color
  12. try a different angle
  13. think about what to edit
  14. think about what I can change
  15. change what I can
  16. fix what I can
  17. wonder if I can fix in photoshop
  18. think about the next step
  19. correct architecture for barrel distortion
  20. make verticals vertical
  21. use my wacom in photoshop
  22. shoot in raw (when possible)
  23. shoot in the best resolution possible
  24. use fine grain
  25. avoid noise
  26. procrastinate
  27. remove garbage
  28. remove garbage cans
  29. shoot in the lowest asa
  30. travel with a camera
  31. enjoy
  32. have a tripod (or mount)
  33. watch
  34. see what is pretty
  35. pay attention
  36. pay attention when not shooting
  37. allow for mistakes
  38. when in doubt shoot
  39. visit again
  40. get perspective
  41. ask how else
  42. experiment
  43. use digital at some point
  44. see what else is going on
  45. watch the light
  46. be present
  47. be patient
  48. stay focused
  49. simplify
  50. back up

do not

  1. crop in post
  2. take one picture
  3. am sure until I see it in photoshop
  4. shoot black and white anymore
  5. allow 3 point perspective
  6. shoot in jpeg (if possible)
  7. retouch with only a mouse
  8. shoot with a camera phone
  9. shoot at events I want to be a part of
  10. get bored
  11. use levels
  12. edit immediately
  13. shoot weddings
  14. play dress up
  15. make it fake in photoshop
  16. accept bad color
  17. keep a diary
  18. copy
  19. appropriate images
  20. shoot drunk
  21. alter image onece printed
  22. shoot past dusk
  23. shoot before dawn
  24. shoot when I am scared
  25. shoot macro
  26. use a tele-converter
  27. use only a camera flash
  28. shoot my mess
  29. loose my lenscap
  30. shoot my self
  31. mess with my prints
  32. use 90% of photoshop
  33. use cheese filters in photoshop
  34. shoot on my bike
  35. like camera shake
  36. accept my first shot
  37. use the eraser in photoshop
  38. apply an adjustment to a layer
  39. forget that you can undo in photshop
  40. think there is an easier way
  41. enjoy renting
  42. measure once
  43. sketch
  44. shoot concerts
  45. shoot rally’s
  46. shoot news
  47. shoot death
  48. shoot blood
  49. shoot disaster
  50. shoot drunks

try

  1. do not #33filters
  2. do not #19appropriate
  3. do not #28my mess
  4. do not # 8cell
  5. do not # 2only one

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