Taking good photos is one thing – it really just takes time, practice, and a willingness to learn. However, you really have to put in some extra effort if you want your photos to be “different” than everyone else’s. Otherwise you’ll end up with the same old poses, the same old props, and essentially the same old photo – just with a different subject.
This post from Digital Photography School really caught my eye – it contains some great tips for creating really unique photos. Check it out!