Wow, that sounds like a really bad airport hotel seminar, doesn’t it?
But success does take preparation. You can wish to be lucky all your life, but it probably isn’t going to happen. (“But have you noticed how that luck happens to the same photographers over and over again?” Edward Steichen)
Over on the Luminous Landscape site, Jack Graham talks about preparing for daily success – and a lot of it goes with the ideas of routine and ritual I’ve discussed in class.
Preparation to me is getting your mind in the right place, understanding, appreciating, thus enjoying the natural environment of where I am about to set out too.