Rosh Sillars is a professional commercial photographer based in Metro Detroit Michigan. He specializes in Photojournalism events, people, Healthcare, food architecture and interiors. Rosh uses Octane Photographic (9mile/Woodward) in Ferndale, Michigan for his home studio. He offers a blog and podcast at newmediaphotographer.com.
He is also the co-author of the book "The Linked Photographer's Guide to Online Marketing and Social Media." For more information on his work, visit rosh.com.
How Far We Have Come, Where We will Go Unpublished
In a quarter century, we've gone from lugging film canisters and developer trays to digital manipulation and cloud computing. What’s next on the photo technology horizon?
In 1987, photography was still a mystery to most people. The camera was a magical black box. The photographer was a magician who pushed the shutter button, which allowed light into the magic box and began the mysterious process of creating a permanent picture. The magic of photography took time. Photographers had more...
The Partly Cloudy Future of Digital Storage Unpublished
Cloud computing may be the future of digital storage, but Rosh Sillars says there are some other important options to consider as a backup.
Image storage has come a long way in the last 15 years. Many photographers are comfortable using the standard optical media, such as CDs and DVDs, to share and store images. This streak may soon be over, with changing standards well under way...
Smartphone Apps That Will Change Your Life Unpublished
Photographer Rosh Sillars lists some of the latest smartphone applications and discusses how they may change the way you manage your portfolio.
While Google and Apple battle for supremacy in the smartphone application wars, photographers have more mobile options than ever to manage their portfolios.
While your camera will take that great shot, it's the ubiquitous "smartphone" that...
SEO What? ... Unpublished
Why Photographers Should Care about Search Engine Optimization
The majority of searches for a photographer and photography products begin with the internet. While they are online, approximately 70 percent of those people searching will use Google. This powerful search engine is helping brides, high school seniors, small business owners and other professionals find exactly...
Social Media: Don’t Be Left Behind Unpublished
Social networking websites are the talk of the town, but how can they help your business?
Supporters exalt it as the great advance in communication. Detractors consider it a waste of time. Like it or not, the phenomenon of social media empowers the public at large to capture and disseminate information immediately.
But how do all these technological advances affect the photographer? Is the growth of social media killing our business? How do these changes affect the amateur?...