Originally Posted by desertratt
You are not going to be really good at photography until you make all the mistakes. That's really how you learn. I shot some photos with the lens cap on a rangefinder Leica. Once.
I've done that with a rangefinder (not a Leica). That's why I prefer an SLR. If the lens cap is on, I can't see anything through the viewfinder.
Shoot more film.
There are eight ways to put a slide into a projector tray. Seven of them are wrong.