To the right is some of my photography, drawing from his style.
Stop Taking Pictures. Start Taking Photos.
Rob Moore

In many respects yours is better because it’s your style and interpretation. Mike’s is a style for a certain viewer. Identify the kind of viewer you seek and take pictures accordingly.

When I write on Medium I use some free stock photos. I can’t tell you how many hundreds and sometimes thousands I go through to find the right picture of my article. Try that sometime and you will learn more about your viewer.