Cross-posted from fstoppers.com[by Alex Cooke]
You can easily spend a lot of money quite quickly trying to improve your photography, and often, that new lens of camera body will not do anything to the actual quality of your output. Instead of opening your wallet, it might be a simply change of philosophy that will make the difference.
Coming to you from First Man Photography, this excellent video essay discusses the importance of stepping outside your comfort zone as a photographer. It can be extremely easy to fall into the habit of using the same settings, the same editing styles, etc.