Is photography hard to learn? Not if you have an experienced photography mentor, a casual photo teacher or if you can access your photo lessons online. That way you can easily learn photography at home.
Photography is without a doubt, the art form of the modern day. Most people have access to a camera and simple, high level editing software has exploded the photography market. Due to all this, a new generation of amateur photographers starting their new photo businesses, in numbers greater than ever before. But for those who want to just learn photography without starting a business, do they need photography school?
Teaching any kind of creative discipline is always personal, especially if it involves people’s personal ideals and money. In this day and age where so many career photographers struggle to get paid work – do you need the formal training to stay competitive over the millions of images on Instagram? First it’s important to figure out why you want to learn the skills. Second, figure out if you’ll make better progress by hiring a photography teacher or asking an experienced photographer to mentor you.