All photographers will get their share of criticisms, once in a while,  that is if you are sharing your photography work in public. The professional photographer will take these criticisms as opportunities for improvement. While some of the critiques aren’t worth listening to and should be tuned out as noise, others may be from more experienced people who have genuinely valuable feedback that could help you grow.

The video below is a 3.5-minute video with tips on how to take criticism without getting defensive. It’s about criticism in general and is by the website The Art of Manliness, but the advice can be applied by photographers of either gender.