Cooking seems to be a pretty good analogy for photography…
First get some great ingredients in place around you. But be prepared to improvise. Keep one eye on the clock. Do not be deterred if on occasion something goes up in flames. Dig into that cupboard. Stay cool. Trust your instincts and remember that presentation counts for a lot.
I’d dish meals up almost everyday If I had my way. So if there is something in my work that resonates with you then do say hello.