Currently answering readers questions in the New York Times' 'Talk to the Newsroom' series is Assistant Managing Editor Michele McNally, who oversees photography. Get your question in quick!
A brief sample:
Q. What makes a photojournalist grow from making very good images to making brilliant ones?
So there you have it - to be great is not so difficult, all it requires is a zen like mastery of the medium - oh yeah, and hard work.
I cannot argue with that. Especially the hard work bit...