As photographers, it is tempting to get a little defensive or protective of your knowledge. You worked hard to get the skill you have. You experimented for hours. Cold, early mornings. Late evenings editing thousands of images.
Your skill is not easily won.
But the mentality of defensiveness and secrecy about your processes to new photographers is not what many of us got in the game for.
Pye Jirsa gets it. Listen to his speech below. You will be glad you did.
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