Marc Silber’s “Advancing Your Photography: A Handbook for Creating Photos You’ll Love”

A compact handbook with easy-to-use photography tips


Marc Silber is an award-winning professional video producer, photographer, and photography educator who has been successfully working in the field for decades. Marc combines his passion for the visual art of photography with his love of life.

  • Studied at Peninsula School in Menlo Park, Ca.
  • Studied at San Francisco Art Institute
  • National Outdoor Leadership School, teaching mountaineering at age 19
  • Host & creator of popular Youtube Show “Advancing Your Photography
  • Interviewed some of the biggest names in photography industry: Bambi Cantrell, Chase Jarvis, Bob Holmes, Chris Burkard
  • Have a look at Marc Silber’s full biography on Mango.

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Book specs:

  • Paperback: 255 pages
  • Publisher: Mango 
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-13: 978-1633535695



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NPR Radio goes inside Silber Studios and talks all things photography with Marc Silber. Listen to the NPR interview here.


Read Monterey County Weekly article on why Marc Silber says taking more photos doesn’t necessarily mean you are taking better photos!


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Marc Silber’s book quickly went to #1 Best Seller in it’s category after being available for pre-order on Amazon. After it’s release it took off as #1 New Release in it’s category. The book continues to climb in other categories on Amazon. Read reviews about the book here. Order your copy here.

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“Marc’s new book is an all-in-one, easily accessible handbook drawn from his huge library of interviews with top photographers — and packed with information that can be put into action immediately. This book will show you how the pros do it.  Study this and take your best shot.”  Chase Jarvis, Multi-Award winning Photographer and CEO/Founder of CreativeLive

“I still believe the only way to learn and improve is to get out there and shoot, but now you have a resource that gives advice from decades of experience from some of the world’s best photographers.”_ Bob Holmes, Photographer

“Advancing Your Photography handbook seems to me the most user friendly and practical guide I’ve seen in a long time and it is refreshing for that reason.” _ Walter Ryce, Arts Writer, Monterey County Weekly

“I want to focus on teaching the fundamentals that will carry you forward in a lifetime of pursuing the art and craftsmanship of photography.”_Marc Silber, Author

“Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.”_Yousuf Karsh, Photographer

“A big part of visualization is looking at others’ work, both photography and other  art forms.”_Marc Silber, Author

“One should not only photograph things for what they are but for what else they are.”_Minor White, photographer

“I recommend that you make a shot list before you go on your next vacation. Do some research ahead of time and see what has already been photographed, and get some ideas for when and where you might want to shoot.”_Marc Silber

“As multi-award winning travel photographer, Bob Holmes told me, ‘You are responsible for everything in the frame,’ so be sure to scan it thoroughly, including the edges.”_Marc Silber

“Camera angles can control an audience’s attentions and reactions to a remarkable degree. They can emphasize what you want your audience to see and how you want them to see it.”_Arthur L. Gaskill and David A. Englander