Buying Mics & Hacking Audio for Your DSLR Video Setup

HDSLR video is a great way to get high quality footage on a micro budget; and a great way to keep that budget micro is to be picky about what accessories are right for your setup. I recently receive... See full article

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How to Use a Variable Neutral Density Filter for Better Portrait Photography

This is a guest post by Doug Pruden – a portrait photographer from Calgary. Check out his great photography blog for more tips. The filter that I have come to appreciate more as time passes is t... See full article

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Nikon D4 Camera Is Here.

Alright photo geeks. Indeed, Nikon just announced the much-anticipated D4. I’ve known about its imminent arrival for some time. So let’s get into it… Heres some highlighted specs:... See full article

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Save Money! Last Minute Tax & Money Considerations for Creatives

Mara here – I handle the money & taxes here around Chase Jarvis Inc – chiming in with a few last minute year end accounting tips for all you creatives out there. In these moments of t... See full article

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Podcast 315 : Whats in the Bag? Nature and Wildlife

Following on from Episode 309 when we looked at what I take on a portrait shoot, today we’re going to look at what I take on a nature and wildlife shoot. I’m planning on going away for a f... See full article

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Podcast 315 : Whats in the Bag? Nature and Wildlife

Following on from Episode 309 when we looked at what I take on a portrait shoot, today we’re going to look at what I take on a nature and wildlife shoot. I’m planning on going away for a f... See full article

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chasejarvis RAW: Flying High In Telluride [BTS Video on REI Commercial]

Last week when I posted the broadcast commercial for REI that I recently directed, I promised a behind-the-scenes vid. So here ’tis — the focus here on the epic aerial shots we nailed usin... See full article

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Blend of Old Analog & New Instant Digital: The Polaroid Z340

Got a wild hair one day last week and had a BLAST making this little video about the new Polaroid Z340 — a blend of old analog and new digital technologies. Hope you dig it enough to have a laug... See full article

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Why You Will Probably Want to Get a Prime Lens

For most people, the initial foray into getting serious about photography involves getting a lower end “prosumer” DSLR camera with a kit lens. The images produced by such a setup can be ex... See full article

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When The Music MattersInterview with Commercial Composer McKenzie Stubbert

Erik here…As the resident video editor here at Chase Jarvis Inc, Im on a never ending search for music. Often times the music drives the edit. The rhythm of the music can have a huge influenc... See full article

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Podcast 313 : Where to Buy Camera Gear in Tokyo? Map Camera!

A few weeks ago,I was talking with a friend of mine, Lem Fugitt, while he was at my place for some private consulting on his new camera, and we got onto the subject of where I buy my gear, so I told... See full article

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Nik Softwares Creative Efex Collection Limited Offer

As a Nik Software affiliate, I’ve just been made aware of an amazing offer from our friends at Nik, the Creative Efex Collection, comprised of Color Efex Pro 4, Silver Efex Pro 2, and HDR Efex P... See full article

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Nik Softwares Creative Efex Collection Limited Offer

As a Nik Software affiliate, I’ve just been made aware of an amazing offer from our friends at Nik, the Creative Efex Collection, comprised of Color Efex Pro 4, Silver Efex Pro 2, and HDR Efex P... See full article

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Podcast 313 : Where to Buy Camera Gear in Tokyo? Map Camera!

A few weeks ago,I was talking with a friend of mine, Lem Fugitt, while he was at my place for some private consulting on his new camera, and we got onto the subject of where I buy my gear, so I told... See full article

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Your Photo Data Is SafeUnderwater?

That’s right, you read the headline is correct. Over the weekend a diver, Markus Thompson, found a camera at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of British Colubmia. He salvaged ... See full article

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Taking a Walk With Your Three Legged Friend

If you havent guessed, I am talking about tripods. I have a little confession to make, I dont like tripods, I find them a pain in the proverbial, cumbersome, heavy and awkward. I still use them ... See full article

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Podcast 310 : Location Portrait Shoot Behind the Scenes

After a bit of a roller-coaster summer where I found that I had a brain tumor, had some pretty scary surgery and then spent the last four months or so getting my strength back, last Sunday marked my f... See full article

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Podcast 310 : Location Portrait Shoot Behind the Scenes

After a bit of a roller-coaster summer where I found that I had a brain tumor, had some pretty scary surgery and then spent the last four months or so getting my strength back, last Sunday marked my f... See full article

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Podcast 302 : Drobo Review, and Giveaway!

This week I’ve had the absolute pleasure of being able to test and review a Drobo, which as most of you already know is an external storage device that takes multiple hard drives, even of differ... See full article

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Podcast 305 : Interview with Graham Morgan

Today I had the pleasure of chatting to a good friend of mine, Graham Morgan, an amazing photographer from Sussex Inlet, Australia, and we recorded the chat to share with you. I kind of take being abl... See full article

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Podcast 309 : Whats in the (ThinkTank Airport Security V2 Rolling Camera) Bag?

I’ve just started to use an Airport Security V 2.0 Rolling Camera Bag from ThinkTank Photo, and decided to do a “What’s in my Camera Bag?” style review, at the same time as ... See full article

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Podcast 309 : Whats in the (ThinkTank Airport Security V2 Rolling Camera) Bag?

I’ve just started to use an Airport Security V 2.0 Rolling Camera Bag from ThinkTank Photo, and decided to do a “What’s in my Camera Bag?” style review, at the same time as ... See full article

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Seven Reasons for Returning to Film Photography.

A quick look on eBay will reveal thousands of low use, high quality film cameras for incredibly low prices. It is perhaps the best time ever to buy a film camera, but why would you want to go back to ... See full article

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How to Take Flash Photographs of Blinkers

We have all encountered them. Maybe you are even one of them. I have two of them in my family and they can be very challenging to photograph. I am talking about “blinkers”: those people wh... See full article

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Podcast 305 : Interview with Graham Morgan

Today I had the pleasure of chatting to a good friend of mine, Graham Morgan, an amazing photographer from Sussex Inlet, Australia, and we recorded the chat to share with you. I kind of take being abl... See full article

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