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Marc Silber is a 3X best selling author, photographer, filmmaker, and producer of the very popular Youtube series Advancing Your Photography, where he has interviewed scores of some of the biggest names in photography. This is his 4th time joining me on the Beginner Photography Podcast.
He started out learning darkroom skills and the basics of photography at the legendary Peninsula School in Menlo Park, CA, in the '60s, and moved on to hone his skills to professional standards at the famed San Francisco Art Institute. Marc moved into teaching photography in workshops all over the country, he became renowned as an engaging and helpful speaker and coach, as his greatest joy comes from helping others.
He loves adventure and you'll find him out backpacking surfing or snowboarding, or maybe just chilling, taking a walk through Carmel with his wife and Golden Retriever.
In This Episode You'll Learn:
[02:15] Our guest for this week "Marc Silber", shares some insight on his recent efforts to reach out to budding photographers.
[02:44] Marc points out that most photographers lack a technique for getting inspired, and shares his creative process.
[12:58] From Marc's book "Advancing Your Photography": The 5 Stages of Photography
[16:26] Where do you think most people get the visualization aspect wrong?
[27:55] The biggest struggle with Composition is a lack of "Center of interest".
[34:00] Marc explains the commonest goal among photographers.
[49:47] How can we dive deeper into the artistic realm of photography?
[54:07] Discussing the concept of mentorship