Quote Originally Posted by rbarker
The second method is more difficult. It entails defining and refining your personal philosophy until you really understand how you feel about the important elements that pervade everything, and then figure out how best to reflect that in your work. Then, it doesn't matter what the subject is, that same core emotion will be reflected in how you photograph it.
This is where I've been in a last couple of years with photography, and I find it like running a marathon.