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My own measure of success is this: what did I learn from making a picture? Did I learn something about the craft and the making of an image? Did I learn something about the world, my subject? Did I learn something about myself, my motivations, my inclinations, my drive, my world view? I am only successful if in making a picture I experienced a change in myself. And that sort of success, or failure, is not controlled by anyone but me.

Todd Walker’s response to Nick Turpin’sPhotography, Commerce and Success