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  It’s the revolutionary camera that has taken the world by storm. Portable, convenient, and versatile; GoPro cameras are the latest buzz. But with technology constantly progressing, how long will they be around before joining the likes of Sir Typewriter and Madam Floppy Disk? Fstoppers’ Lee Morris gives his take on GroPro’s destined failure here.

Key To Success – Organization

From photographers to CEOs, organization goes a long way; especially at work. It’s hard enough trying to keep track of deadlines and meetings, let alone creative ideas. Throw in your personal life and suddenly the window ledge on the top floor looks like a sanctuary. Thankfully, there is a safer and better solution. Alykhan Jetha, CEO of Marketcirle, created an application with productivity in mind. His Daylite app allows users to quickly organize schedules, contacts, projects, emails, and even opportunities. The user-friendly interface makes organization ridiculously easy, something very much appreciated here at Silber Studios. Click here to learn more……

How to Sell Your Fine Art, Part II.

Welcome to our part deux of our “How to Sell Your Fine Art” series. In this segment, we will be talking a little more in depth about target demographics, ways to advertise your work, and your greatest assets that are right at your fingertips. Arthaus Gallery space, San Francisco, CA There are different audiences for different galleries. Different demographics are attracted to a certain photograph’s (and sometimes a certain gallery’s) aesthetic. For example, when speaking with the curator of Ansel Adams’ Gallery, Bill noted that they absolutely have a true demographic and that tends to be doctors, architects, professionals, etc…….

Don’t you wish you could sell your fine art as easy as you sold that VIP Beyonce ticket to Claire down the street? Well it behooves me to inform you that it’s completely possible. And we found real tips from real professionals on how to do so. This week at Silber Studios, we have scoured the Bay area for the best of the best in the Fine Art Gallery business. By really digging to find the most esteemed gallery owners, we have found a gold mine (in my humble opinion) of information, to share with YOU on how to sell……

Youtube Playbook: A Summary of Its Effectiveness

When John Green started the Youtube Channel “Crash Course”, he never expected to generate over 1.5 billion views, much less over 2 million followers. People around the globe upload videos and build online communities every day. Those who are successful in creating popular channels, become a model for other online communities to emulate in terms of strategy. Youtube offers a valuable “Playbook” that gives you great tips on practices and tactics to build a viewership for your channel. Some points that we found especially useful, and would like to share are: 1. Tent-pole-programming Tent-pole programming means creating videos that correlate……

This week in Advancing Your Photography, we sat down with Deanne Fitzmaurice, a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer who is based in San Francisco, California. She specializes in journalism stills and motion. Her work has appeared in National Geographic, Time Magazine, ESPN the Magazine, Sports Illustrated , Men’s Journal, Newsweek, The Economist, Stern, GEO and numerous other publications. Over the years, she has partnered with many non-profits such as NPR, UCSF, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the James Irvine Foundation. She has also created multimedia pieces for NBC, Wharton, ACLU and her corporate clients include Netflix, Target, Avon, and……

This week in Advancing Your Photography, we focused on two powerful women in photography: Bambi Cantrell and Anna Kuperberg. Research performed by Kodak a few years ago revealed that 90% of the world’s photographs are purchased by women. To Bambi Cantrell, this is not only an astronomical number but it also provides insight into why women buy photos to begin with. “Women are the keepers of history. They document their lives and the lives of their families through photographs”, she says. About 25 years ago, Cantrell began her photography career and she remembers how there were virtually no women in this……

This week, Advancing Your Photography featured the SF based photographer, Jim Goldstein. As a professional photographer he specializes in outdoor and nature photography. He is in particular, passionate about the environment and is well known for infusing elements of the natural world in his commercial and editorial work. Interestingly, Jim’s past consists of genetic research and being a web-strategist for San Francisco based tech companies. However, his passion from childhood had remained intact and in the light of the birth of social media sites, Jim caught on and started to share his work with the world. Today he is a well established photographer……

How to Take Landscape Photographs Like a Pro

Want your pictures to come out as good as the ones you see in the National Geographic magazine? Going to a scenic venue sometime soon and wish to capture the beauty that surrounds you? Whatever the case may be, here are some tips from award winning photographer, Florian Schulz on how you can capture gorgeous landscapes and make the most of the scenic wonder that surrounds you: 1. Familiarize yourself with when the sun rises and sun sets in your location. Certain times of the day can really cramp your style when photographing on location. If you are looking to……

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