A Guest Contribution by Draycat
It is said the longest journey starts with a single step. The unfortunate part of life is that sometimes that step will cause you to fall, or you may even find you are walking in the wrong direction. But such things are normal and natural in life, and these are often the experiences that we learn the most from. A baby will fall down many times as he/she learns to walk. The falling down is part of the process of learning to walk, and without it the baby will never learn.
It is the same for photography, from the first day you pick up a camera you will make mistakes.You may spend a day shooting only to realise that your camera was on the wrong setting and instead of shooting full size RAW you