Why I Skipped Art School and Taught Myself Photography

Learning a skill on your own can offer unexpected advantages. Rima Sater shares what she’s learned from teaching herself photography. I will never forget the day I enrolled in university. I awaited my allotted time slot to finally pick all of my first year classes—only to take myself by surprise. Going in, my intentions were to choose all things relative to an English degree: courses that would finally put me in a position to teach at a post-secondary level.