The Marc Silber Show: Photography Tips from Beauty and Fashion Photographer Matthew Jordan Smith

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Fashion photographer Matthew Jordan Smith has created beautiful images for magazines like Elle, Essence and Brides, with subjects that have included Oprah Winfrey, Tyra Banks, Mandy Moore and Samuel L. Jackson. He sits down for an engaging, informative interview with

In the latest episode of "Advancing Your Photography," host Marc Silber sits down with prominent fashion and beauty photographer Matthew Jordan Smith. During the interview at, Smith discusses his career working for popular magazines and offers his tips and techniques on capturing great portrait photographs.

As one of the most sought-after celebrity photographers in the industry, Matthew Jordan Smith has done ad campaigns for Olay and created beautiful images for magazines like Elle, Essence and Brides. He has photographed some of Hollywood's most recognizable faces, including Oprah Winfrey, Tyra Banks, Mandy Moore and Samuel L. Jackson.

Smith's captivating images rely on his ability to connect with people and identify what makes them uniquely beautiful. This allows him to create fun, memorable photo shoots that not only yield amazing photographs, but that also have subjects talking about the experience for years to come.

"I have an affinity for making people feel beautiful," Matthew says. "Not just look beautiful, but feel beautiful. Because if I make them feel beautiful, I get another world of images."

Listen in on the interview and find out about Matthew's specific tricks -- from lighting and preparation, to developing your own creative stamp -- that new photographers can use to get better at taking their own photographs.

Marc Silber, a professional photographer himself, is the host of “Advancing Your Photography” where the world’s most accomplished artists and photographers are interviewed to find out what makes them tick, what makes them click, and what makes them so good at what they do.

Previous episodes of AYP have included intimate interviews and insights from photographers in every area of expertise. From the fields of documentary and combat to sports and fashion, http://www.SilberStudios.Tv offers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the industry’s leading professionals.

About Marc Silber

Educated at the San Francisco Art Institute, one of the oldest and most prestigious photography schools in the United States, Marc Silber has spent over half a century developing his expertise in the art of photography. Silber is a highly respected teacher and has conducted workshops for hundreds of photographers (beginners and experts alike) who desire to improve their own skills. Silber’s own work covers the entire spectrum of the art form, from environmental portraits to natural landscapes. His numerous exhibitions over the years have been met with wide acclaim.


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