Sometimes I forget how far I've come

There are many days of self hate. Scrolling through Facebook or Instagram usually brings it on. I see all of these amazing artists doing amazing things and I feel not good enough. It starts with "my pictures are blah" and it ends with "I suck". It's hard to step back and look at my work and say, "wow I did that".

Today I am having that moment. 7 years ago, I didn't even know what an aperture was. Now I'm in the Top 100 in People Portraits. There were 11,426 photos submitted and I placed 51.

Never give up on something you are passionate about. Even if there are people who are better than you.