Dare to be wrong, I tell my students. Mistakes are the site of greatest learning. Or in the case of photography, the most fun. In preparing an HDR picture in Photomatix, I accidentally loaded the wrong picture, clouds, into a self-portrait. I rather enjoy the result. In fact, the textures make it much more interesting than the intended photograph. So here’s to the mistakes in the world that lead down side alleys into new ideas.