Why, I'm slow to hit delete ...


"Sometimes a successful picture is one that I think is marginal, a photo that works okay, but isn’t exactly what I’d call a showcase for either my style or my ability."

I rarely delete any of my shots too, even if they seem to be obviously technically or creatively unusuable, preferring instead to archive them. I rationalize this habit by assuring myself that there's always room to store and archive them. This has paid off for me in a number of ways. I've been able to actually use some of the undeleted pictures. I'm also of the mind that, since technology keeps getting better and better all the time, like the new Dehaze feature of Adobe, I'm a believer that I will be able to breath life to many of my undeleted undead photos.

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