#2 Read like your life depends on it

Read until it hurts. I promise your brain won’t run out of room. Reading books is great exercise for your mind. Even if you’re a guru on a certain technique, keep reading about it. You’ll always find something new.

Don’t limit your choices too much. If you only study specific photography techniques the subject can become stale, making it harder to keep reading. Set your topics broad and keep it exciting.