Or why if your life goal is to maximize your photographic output, it’s best to live on the East Coast than the West Coast:
Variable environments are the best
Let us assume the focus of your life is to maximize your photographic and artistic output. Then if you seek maximal inspiration and motivation from photography, then living in a *variable environment* is best! This means California is *NOT* the best place for inspirational photography. Places with 4 distinct seasons (Korea, East Coast) as preferable. Or any places where you get snow!