A Robot That Drives Your Camera The Little Motion Control Dolly That Could

I stumbled on this gem via Kickstarter a week or two ago and reached out to my camera tech pal Sohail to get his take. In short, we cranked out this review in short order to give you a first look AND&... See full article

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Holy Sheep LED Artwork of Sheep Herding [Suspect]

In a virtual world full of fans, circles, followers and friends, today we celebrate the world’s greatest follower: the sheep. Consider: A clever group of Welsh hill farmers dress their flock of ... See full article

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Fat versus Tall: Why Wide Design Is Catching On

Knowing how to deliver images that play nicely with the current design trends is paramount for any working photographer. But why does one orientation work better than another? My friend Sohail breaks ... See full article

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Would You Die For The Photo? An Erie Peek at War Photography

I’m no photojournalist – but I have huge respect for those men and women who put themselves in dangerous zones, risking their lives, to show the world some of its most important (horrifyin... See full article

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Survivorman Les Stroud: Produce the Creative Work & Life You Want [Wed Jan 30, 11am PST]

The LIVE broadcast is Wednesday January 30th – 11am SEA time (2pm NYC -19:00 London) – mark your calendars and flip your dial to http://www.chasejarvis.com/live. Les Stroud combined his lo... See full article

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Nude Photos Prompt Apple to Remove 500px from iTunes App Store

Apple abruptly removed the mega-popular 500px from the iTunes App store today citing the fact that users can search for photos with featured nudity. I caught up with 500px CEO and co-founder Oleg Guts... See full article

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Hands-On Camera Review with the Panasonic GH3 [Side By Side Comparos + Can it Beat a $250 eBay Bargain?]

Given the response and discussion around last week’s post on the D600, I invited pal Ben Pitt back to share another hands on review of a camera that has been competing for eyeballs: the GH3. Sin... See full article

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Snowshoe Art Creativity Out in the Cold

There’s a magical impermanence to Simon Beck’s “Snow Art,” like low tide beach sculptures or Buddhist sand mandalas. Created using snowshoes and precise orienteering, these sno... See full article

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How to Raise You Rates, Deliver Better Work & Get Paid What You Deserve [Guest Post by Ramit Sethi]

No one has single-handedly given me better insight about the business side of art/photography than New York Times best-selling author, Ramit Sethi. As artists, if we want to make a living with our wor... See full article

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Visual Fuel: 5 Websites Worth the Click [Creative Inspiration]

As a creative you likely already have your ‘go-to’ sources for visual inspiration. There’s certainly no shortage of them; from 500px.com to the Atlantic’s In Focus blog, the in... See full article

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The Best Camera The Everyday, Can Do No Wrong Camera Kit

One of the most common questions we hear from all of you is, “What is your everyday kit?” Our digital cinema guru, Erik, wanted to take a minute to chat gear with you and answer that quest... See full article

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Skate This: Recycled Skateboard Sculptures

From the street to the gallery: Ever wonder what happens to old skateboards that get tossed when next year’s decks come out? Turns out some of them make it into the three-dimensional sculptures ... See full article

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Higher than Ive Ever Been [for Clean, Safe Water]

This is the highest I’ve ever been. Its weird. Days on Kilimanjaro feel both infinitely long and short at the same time. They are long thanks to pre-dawn wakeups, 10 hours on trail 5 to 14 mi... See full article

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D600 the Affordable full-frame DSLR Whats the Catch? [Hands on Review]

It’s been out in the marketplace for a while now – but the conversation and questions continue to churn around the D600. Is it all that and a bag of chips? Or is there a catch? Is it a goo... See full article

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Here We Go! Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro for Clean Safe Drinking Water

Friends! Ive sent out a few social pings over the past couple days about being in Africa, but this is really the first time Ive had more than a moment to share the lay of the land. Im here on... See full article

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Best Photo Locations: The Secret of Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua

Sometimes you have to get off the beaten path to find the real texture in a location. The truth is, locations that are hard to find will reveal new angles and subjects. Trust me, if it’s hard to... See full article

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As the Drone Flies: Compelling Art Inspired by Unmanned Aviation Vehicles

Just how history will judge our country’s use of drones in the “War on Terror” is not for me to decide. I’m not going to to wax political or to publicize in which direction my ... See full article

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DSLR Killers Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Whos the Best Mirrorless of Them All?

I like to shoot with the newest, biggest, baddest DSLR as much as the next guy. And I’m lucky enough to do so on the regs for my commercial work; however, when it comes to my day-to-day shooting... See full article

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A Curation of SuperRad Photos The Best of 2012 [43 images]

It’s New Year’s Eve 2012! While the New Year stands for new beginnings, resolutions, and clean slates, it’s also a chance to look back at 2012… a fascinating year. From the eye... See full article

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The Rich Kids of Instagram: A Worthy Disaster

When you combine youth, unlimited cash and iPhone technology, you get braggadocios photographic evidence of a lavish (gluttonous) lifestyle. Also known as the Rich Kids of Instagram. At first glan... See full article

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Holiday Sale + Round-the-Clock Creative Education Streaming at CreativeLIVE.com

What does a stream of non-stop 24/7 creative education look like? In case you’ve been on vacation, it looks like what http://www.creativeLIVE.com/live has looked like for the past two weeks̷... See full article

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Photoshoot with the Worlds Largest Mobile Camera [chasejarvisLIVE re-watch]

Last week we received an early Christmas gift at my Seattle studio. Ian Ruhter and his crew brought the world’s largest mobile camera to chasejarvisLIVE to share the process of wetplate photogra... See full article

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Streaking, Ice Baths, Elephants & More 8 Holiday Celebrations That Go Global

It may be pine trees, stockings, eggnog and carols where I’m at in the ‘States, but here’s a look at some seasonal partying elsewhere in the world. Ice swimming, road races, and̷... See full article

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25 Behind-the-Scenes Images from a Commercial Photoshoot in Monaco

It’s that time of year. The holiday hustle. We’re all trying to squeeze everything in. If you can pull yourself away from work, shopping, traveling or whatever it is you’re doing tod... See full article

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How To Prepare for Your Commercial Photo or Video Shoot 10 Things Clients Expect In Your Production Notebook

One golden rule to a great photoshoot is to start with great production. A smooth production puts everyone and everything in the right place for the shoot to succeed long before the shutter button get... See full article

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