As a final comment on growth I wanted to highlight myself. I started taking photos in May with my first photo challenge. I have been taking and blogging photos everyday in the last 3 and a half months to try to improve. The first photo I took was using the prompt peace. Here it is in all its glory.
Look at that photographic genius! haha
Here are a couple I took the other day with the same iphone.
They might not be perfect, but in my opinion they definitely show growth.