This is a sign of a maturing "eye" and sensibilities.
Originally Posted by andy_k
-- in the end don't be too hard on yourself.
I group photographs I make into 3 catagories.
-personal / life documentation
-commercial work that pays my bills
-work "for the ages" -- photographs that may or may not be personal to me that may be of great importance to others in 100 years or more.
They all can overlap a little or have a little of one-another mixed into each. My favorite photos sometime only satisfy one point/// and "true art" "none" of the above.