Wisdom

How to Advance Your Photography Career By Shooting What You Love

Today I share one of my favorite photographers' story on how focusing on shooting what you love can lead to your dream career in photography.

Chris Burkard is one of the world's most well-known and successful adventure photographers and his advice is simple: SHOOT WHAT YOU LOVE.

Welcome to my channel! Aside from my films, I post weekly videos about life an emerging artist, in the hopes that the things I'm learning and doing will be helpful to you on your own journey, either as an artist or a person who wants to live a more creative and fulfilling life.

Read the full interview with Chris Burkard here.

Watch his amazing film Under an Arctic Sky on Netflix.

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The Truth About Early Success as an Artist

Most of us dream of becoming famous at a young age. But is it really as great as it seems?

This week I share the story of AJ Hochhalter, a film composer who struck it big composing music for a film that won in Sundance when he was just age 25.

Read the whole interview here.

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Thanks to Bifoli2 for my knit checkered hat: https://bifoli2.com/shop/

Is It Time to Quit Being An Artist?

How do you know when it's time to call it quits on trying to be an artist? In this week's episode, I share the story of how Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner went through a seemingly impossible phase of failure to the eventual success he achieved with one of the greatest shows on television.

Getting There: A Book of Mentors by Gillian Zoe Segal [affiliate link]

Read the excerpt about Matthew Weiner

Ira Glass on "the Gap"

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The Best Advice I Ever Received as a Young Artist

In this week’s episode, I share a piece of advice my mentor gave me a decade ago that’s led to living a life I could only have dreamed of.

If you’re new to my channel, I post weekly dispatches from my life as an emerging artist, in the hopes that the things I'm learning, seeing, doing, and dealing with will be helpful to you on your own journey, either as an artist or a person who wants to live a more creative and fulfilling life. If that sounds good to you, please don’t forget to subscribe here!

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This week, I had the chance to be a guest speaker at a Social Media Symposium at Holy Angel University in Angeles, Pampanga, alongside (much more famous) Filipino social media personalities including Nate Punzalan, Benedict Cua, Jericho Arceo, and Mr. Speaks. I was able to share with them some of my experiences as a young artist, including the key, life-changing piece of advice I received from my mentor right at the beginning of my career.

Thanks to Sorrento Sunwear for the awesome polarized shades!

My super cool Polish Milky Way t-shirt is from Pan Tu Nie Stał (not sponsored).

Thanks for watching and I’ll catch you again next week!

Launching a new weekly series on YouTube!

Excited to officially launch my new weekly series on YouTube today! Starting today, I'll be posting weekly content, consisting mainly of dispatches from my life of an emerging artist, in the hopes that the things I'm learning, seeing, doing, and dealing with will be helpful to you on your own journey either as an artist or a person who wants to live a more creative and fulfilling life.

Today I share some of my favorite passages from Jeff Goins's book, Real Artists Don't Starve, and relate it to my own experience of trying to make it as an independent artist.

Thanks for watching and I’ll catch you again next week!

Buy the book here - Real Artists Don't Starve by Jeff Goins http://a.co/d/5RBFIXz

Watch my South America video, an ode to solo travel: https://youtu.be/K7Sbq81K88E

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