I am so in my element when I create and make presentations. The whole process of establishing a flow, collecting data, ideating and making the whole thing a visual treat & then sharing, debating and presenting it- oh! it is such a turn on.
Those are the times I really love my job!! For anyone interested, alamy is a wonderful resource for pictures as are treklens and trekearth.
Is it necessary to be good at something to love it- I really do not think so. But you derive more satisfaction if competence and love get together. Maybe then you are motivated and inclined to improve?
Am reading- "It is not about the bike." Lance Armstrong's autobiography. It begins in a very truthful fashion- read "brutally honest". Will tell you more in a couple of days.