When you get a new piece of kit, say a camera, read the manual thoroughly with the camera in hand. Then, read it again while familiarising yourself with all the knobs and buttons, and going through all the settings in the menus.
Maybe yes, maybe no… does it even matter? Well, I think it really does if you are trying to get your stuff published or even just “liked” on social media. People enjoy context around the images they like.
When it comes to the discovery of photography, every individual’s story is unique. It pulls every person in with a slightly different appeal. In the case of land photographers, the many styles will attract all walks of life.