It pays to be a good writer if you want people to be drawn to your blog and your work. Great writing gives life to the photographs it accompanies. To young aspiring photographers, don’t skip out on English and writing classes just because you think you want to take pictures. Nowadays, much more is required to break through.

Photographer John Mireles talks on what he learned about wedding photographer Jasmine Star and explores the Why on her popularity in the industry. Aside from her work, her greatest strength also lies in her writing ability.

A lot of the photographers I admire are not just brilliant photographers but they also happen to be gifted writers. Then again, there's also photographer's work who I'm not particularly fond of but I'm still intrigued by what they write.