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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Stunning Portraits of Children from 169 Countries The American Melting Pot

How does that song go? “I believe the children are our future.” While it’s an obvious statement, apparently photographer Danny Goldfield shares this same sentiment. Over a period of ... 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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Top 6 Orchestra Flashmobs Acts of Robust Hit-and-Run Culture in Public Spaces

There’s one thing about classical music that I’ve always believed: it is far better to see it performed than to hear a recording of it. While this is true for just about all kinds of music... 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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New Terms of Use for Instagram: Selling Your Photos Against Your Will [...Is Bullsh*t]

NEWS: You might remember the well-known mobile phone app called Instagram made big news a few months back when it was acquired by Facebook (FB) for $1 billion. Instagram is back in the news today, esp... See full article

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So Hot Right Meow Adorable Octogenarian Cat Lady

You’re going to think I’ve lost my mind. But since I’m told the internet is made of cats…I couldn’t resist this one. Whatever you want to say about pet photos (I’m ... See full article

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Stairway to Heaven Cool Photo Locations

If youre an on-location photographer or filmmaker, then you know how much value a great location can add to the shoot. I like to find and feature supercool locations around the world. Stuff I disco... See full article

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LIVE Photoshoot using the Worlds Biggest Camera + The Power of Personal Work [chasejarvisLIVE Wednesday December 19th]

The LIVE broadcast is Wednesday December 19th. Check out the post below and be sure to tune into http://www.chasejarvis.com/live 11am SEA time (2pm NYC -19:00 London) and enjoy the show. See y... See full article

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The Vulgar Photographer Trespasser on the Sacred Ground of Fine Art Institutions?

The Fine Art world has always been an interest of mine. In fact, I was pursuing a graduate degree in the philosophy of art before I quit to pursue making photography full time. Quitting was the result... See full article

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The $2 Million Dollar Camera Plus the Images That Made it Famous

If you take photos for a living – or simply love the craft – you are probably like me in that you’ve spent more of your hard earned dough on cameras and photographic gadgetry than th... See full article

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How to Surf the Worlds Biggest Wave Step 1: Be the Best at Wiping Out [video]

Surf fans have likely already seen the video of Garrett McNamara, a 44-year-old Hawaii native, breaking the Guinness World Record for largest wave every ridden. Caught in Nazare, Portugal, the wave wa... See full article

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Best Photo Locations The Forgotten Spots [Swimming Pools]

If youre an on-location photographer or filmmaker, then you know how much value a great location can add to the shoot. I like to find and feature supercool locations around the world. Stuff I disco... See full article

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Creative Mastery, Power & Seduction with Robert Greene on chasejarvisLIVE [re-watch]

In case you missed the live episode last week – this chasejarvisLIVE with Robert Greene was one of the most powerful episodes to date. The feedback on the internet has been a testament to the im... See full article

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