I wish I had read this article 25 years ago – particularly the last five paragraphs which are valid for almost any pursuit, not just photography.
We do not have to be number one in this world. We only have to be number one to ourselves. There is a special peace that comes with such humility. When you reach this peak in life, you’ve reached the highest mountain peak of them all.
The Helsinki Bus Station Theory: Finding Your Own Vision in Photography