Boris Gorelik is an Emerging Photographer in New York City

I spoke with him today about making money with his passion. Boris has been struggling trying to find a way to earn a living with his art. During the first episode of my new podcast (available on iTunes, Blip, YouTube and my website) we discussed a few opportunities that could help Boris make money from his photos.

Along with my friend, +Bruce Garber, we challenged +Boris Gorelik to try something out. It involves a bodega and overcoming being shy. It’s a great story and I can’t wait to share it with you. Until then, check out +Boris Gorelik‘s photos and let me know whether you think he has what it takes to make it in the Big Apple.

How to Create Opportunities for Yourself

photo by Michele Bighignoli
photo by Michele Bighignoli

There was a time when people said, “when an opportunity knocks, take it.” That was before there were seven billion people on the planet.

Before technology so rapidly advanced, things were a lot different. Peoples connections weren’t as broad and usually couldn’t fill more than a Rolodex. Finding work was much easier, because the selection pool was much smaller.

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