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Joshua D. Silverman is a professional magazine writer and photographer writing about paintball, guns, hunting, and much more!



What started with articles published in Action Pursuit Games Magazine and Paintball News in the mid-nineteen nineties has culminated in a full-time writing and photography career including work with multiple print and online magazines in the paintball, firearms hunting industries.

After playing paintball for the first time in the summer of 1993, Silverman has operated paintball fields, managed paintball stores, owned paintball businesses, edited painball magazines, written hundreds of magazine articles and taken tens of thousands of photographs of the game of paintball from his home state of Virginia to locations around the United States and the world. Silverman has also had equipment and firearms reviews published in the pages of HuntX3 Magazine (which he edited), and on, and

Now writing for various outlets in the paintball world including Paintball.Media Magazine where he works as Feature Writer, Silverman continues to play paintball around the United States, cover events, review all the latest paintball equipment and interview some of the most influential and remarkable people in the paintball world. Silverman has also worked as a writer, photographer and public relations, marketing and advertising consultant for various companies within and outside the paintball industry.

More recently, Silverman has begun a "second career" as a collision center manager and estimator after a mutual friend from the paintball industry introduced him to the possibility. After a stint as the Manager of Pro-Tech1 Collision Center that lasted several years, Silverman is now the Account Manager at Belvoir Collision Center located in Northern Virginia, just outside the beltway near Fort Belvoir, where he works as Account Manager interfacing with customers and insurance companies alike. 

Silverman currently lives in Northern Virgina with his wife Jennifer, dogs Yogi and Racer, cat Mindy and guinea pig Brock Samson. When not at a paintball field playing the game, shooting photographs or covering an event, he can be found Jeeping around Northern Virginia at a shooting range enjoying his passion for firearms with friends and family, fishing on the the Potomac river, Curtis Lake or Abel Lake, or enjoying the rich history of Fredericksburg and Northern Virginia. A lifelong student of history, history writer and sometime history teacher, Silverman greatly enjoys US military history and regularly visits and studies US Civil War battlefields like Manassas, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, Gettysburg, etc.

This site is intended to be a collection of Silverman's years of work and a tribute to all those who opened the doors that made and continue to make Silverman's career possible.