Watching movies and then dissecting them into each individual element is what has worked for me as a cinematographer. I always try to study anything I watch in order to understand further what makes it good to ME. Because good cinematography is based on taste and reason behind why it's being done the way it is.
Yes, shooting and bring your cameras everywhere is a great way to start. I did the same. But it's important to separate random everyday work (which has incredible merit, such as finding interesting scenes or light to capture) and actual "work". Try to shoot scenes! Explore lighting most of all. Composition is a beautiful thing and choosing the right angle tells a lot of the story but it's the lighting that will make you shine and hopefully inspired to make even better light. Light can be as complex or simple as you want it to be but it is your most powerful tool. Learn to use it. And as you start breaking it down, figuring out what you like best, that's when you know you're improving.
Maybe having a feature like video/photo previews in the comments?