Camera Lenses: What Should You Get Next?

When you bought your first DSLR, the chances are it came with what is known as a kit lens. This is usual a fairly cheap zoom lens that goes from a moderate wide angle to moderate telephoto. As you lea... 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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Emerging Talent: Niki Feijens Interiors of Intrigue [and What Pro Photographers Need To Learn From Non-Pros]

I was first introduced to Niki Feijen’s work via Amy Rollo who helps me with the Best Photo Locations pieces on my blog. I saw his stuff and, naturally, poked around to learn more about him. Iro... See full article

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How to Shoot a 7 Gigapixel, 60-Foot Wide Photo in 5 Easy Steps [The Devil is In the Details]

I’ve always been a fan of photographic works by Andreas Gursky and others that are huge in scale and still maintain amazing detail. While Gursky is a living legend and none of us are approaching... See full article

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5 Things GoPro Nailed with the Hero3 and Why You Need To Care

Hey friends – want to take a second to re-introduce Erik, my on-staff video guru. He’s been with us for a few years now and, as a film school grad and long time commercial shooter, his opi... See full article

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NASA Photographer & Astronaut Donald Pettit Shoots In Space

Photography is in my blood, and space has always held a fascination for me. Easy to see then why photographer and NASA astronaut Donald Pettit’s talk about photographing in space held me rapt. N... See full article

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How Many Megapixels do you Need?

The recent release of the Nikon D800 has thrown into sharp relief the fact that the megapixel war is most definitely not over. In the last few years, there has been a brief lull in the battle, a sort ... See full article

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Let There Be LIGHTT and MIRRORGRAM [two very cool new iPhone photo apps]

In the process of drooling over my iPhone 5, I got the inside line on two new photo apps that I love and want to share… Lightt and Mirrorgram. First, is…. Lightt Lightt is perhaps THE brea... See full article

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GoPro Releases Hero3 Whats All the Fuss About? Lets Go Find Out

Last night GoPro initiated the launch for the new GoPro camera. I’m intrigued. So I’m headed to join in the fun on the first flight to San Francisco in just a few hours. Stay tuned. Here&#... See full article

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Impossible Pictures of Pictures

Hey photo friends, Erik here with my quick 2 cents on a new product that has sparked some debate here in the CJ Studio. The Impossible Project has a Kickstarter campaign for their new “Impossibl... See full article

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Aspen Photo Shoot: chasejarvis RAW Behind-the-Scenes Video for Before Aspen Campaign

Real heli’s and remote octo-copters. Flying cameras and world-class athletes. Lots of hard work and a great campaign for one legendary resort. Earlier this year in March you may have tuned into ... See full article

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A Chat Really Right Stuffs Joe Johnson Jr. (Podcast 352)

Last week while I was in Cupertino, I was happy to make the time to drive three hours south to visit the Really Right Stuff facilities, which they’d only moved into just a day or so before my vi... See full article

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Best New Cameras and Photo Gear 8 Products for the Photographers Daydream

PhotoKina, the photography industry’s extravaganza of products and announcements, went down last week. Every two years, the tribes gather in Cologne Germany to showcase the latest and greatest a... See full article

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Nikon D600 Camera is Here. Its FULL FRAME, but What Do YOU Think?

Alright photo friends, gear geeks, and camera droolers. Big announcement today at Haus of Gaga Nikon. Another news bomb just got dropped – the much-anticipated Nikon D600 is here. Not unlike the... See full article

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A Visit with Outdoor Photo Gear (Podcast 351)

I recently had the pleasure of visiting my friend Chris Klapheke at Outdoor Photo Gear, in Louisville, Kentucky. After a few hours catching up, we decided to do a quick video to show you some of the g... See full article

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The 10 Main Advantages of Buying an Advanced DSLR

So you have been taking pictures for some while now, your photography has grown to a point where you feel your camera no longer offers all the facilities that you are capable of using. Its time to ... See full article

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Quick & Dirty Time-lapse Photography [tech]

How many seconds of time-lapse video can be produced in two hours? I sat at the top of Signal Hill in Capetown, South Africa a few weeks ago to demonstrate the possibilities. I explain in the video ab... See full article

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Kata 3N1-10 Bag Review

They say getting there is half the fun but only if your photo gear gets there safely, and isn’t bothersome to transport. Along the same lines, I’m a fan of the saying use the proper prod... See full article

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Really Right Stuff Camera Supports Review (Podcast 350)

Today we’re going to have a bit of a Really Right Stuff love-fest, as we look at the new camera L-Plates for the 5D Mark III and the completely re-designed L-Plate for the Canon EOS 1D X, as wel... See full article

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Spilling the Beans on Twit Photo with Leo Laporte + Catherine Hall

In a jet-lagged haze working abroad last week one of those reminder alarms hit my computer desktop while I was buried in some email that said, “Twit Photo 1pm”. After a moment of confusion... See full article

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The Evolution of Film in Photography

With the digital age truly here and here to stay, today we are going to take a brief but nostalgic look down memory lane at the history of film, from the earliest days to the current state of the art.... See full article

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How to Use a Reflector for Better Outdoor Portraits

What is a Reflector and Why Use One for Outdoor Portraits? Simply put, a reflector is an object that reflects light onto a subject. In the absence of more expensive and professional equipment, porta... See full article

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The Future of Technology for Creatives with Robert Scoble [chasejarvisLIVE re-watch]

Here’s a bit of Sunday morning content to kick off your day, maybe with a cup of coffee or the newspaper. The recent chasejarvisLIVE I did with Robert Scoble as my guest. Photo gear, gadgets, co... See full article

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Slow Motion Shark Attack: A Predator & a Phantom in Action

I’m headed to South Africa in just a few days to reunite with our friend Mike Horn onboard the Pangaea. South Africa. This area of the world is one of the places where the powerful and eerily be... See full article

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How to Select Lenses for DSLR Filmmaking

DSLRs with video capabilities has really democratized filmmaking, putting cinematic quality video within financial reach of amateur and independentfilmmakers. The best feature that most have found i... See full article

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