Think You Dont Need to Focus? Think Again.

Been tons of chatter online about the Lytro camera the last few weeks. In case you’ve been living under a rock or too busy to notice, then you’ll be happy to know that the new Lytro camera... See full article

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Bridge Cameras: When You Want More Than a Compact, But Dont Want a DSLR

Almost every photographer gets asked this question at least once a week (and often much more). “What camera do you recommend for somebody who is into photography, but doesn’t want a full D... See full article

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Special chasejarvis LIVE on Wed Oct 26th Join Us In Person & Mark your Calendar

Friends! Very excited to announce an extra special doozie of a chasejarvisLIVE, on Wednesday October 26th. This one’s not to miss – AMAZING guests to be announced this week and…drumr... See full article

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Canon 5D Mark III Pre-Production Camera

Someone just sent this to me. “Chase Jarvis has a Pre Production Canon 5d Mark III”. Yeah, I guess that makes it true… (guessing it’s the handy detective work of Dave @ Learnin... 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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3 Insights on the Evolution of Photography & Filmmaking (via Photoshop Touch)

I’m sitting in the green room right now about to take the stage with Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch down here in LA. By the time you’re reading this, I’ve just announced a new tablet form of ... See full article

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Podcast 299 : Alternatives to DSLR Cameras (Google+ Hangout)

Having figured out how to record a Google+ Hangout last week, today I held another Hangout, which I was able to successfully record, and although we took a while to really get started, I figured we di... See full article

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Feedback: New Nikon 1 System: V1 & J1 Cameras, plus Lenses

Alright photo geeks. Indeed, Nikon just announced their new line of compact cameras, the “1″ series. Two bodies — the V1 and the J1 — along with four lenses: a 10mm f/2.8, 10-3... See full article

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Can You Really Get Great Shots With a Point and Shoot?

I remember my first digital camera as if it was yesterday, a Nikon Coolpix 775, 2.1 glorious megapixels that was going to forever change my life. At the time in fall of 2001, this camera cost well o... See full article

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CalDigit SuperSpeed Expresscard USB3.0 Adapter Review

Just a quick post here to share my findings having just picked up a CalDigit SuperSpeed Expresscard 34 USB3.0 adapter. The CalDigit product line was brought to my attention recently by a friend Tim Li... See full article

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Gear Details: How We Shot Dasein: Art of Being Documentary

Hey friends. Erik the video guy here. Weve had a bunch of YOUR questions come in about what gear/process/technique we used to make the Dasein docu-short we posted a couple days ago so I thought I... See full article

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Conversation with Vincent Laforet on Gear, Career, Vision and More

The following is a transcription excerpt from a conversation a while back on #cjLIVE between yours truly and my dear friend, Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and filmmaker Vincent Laforet where we ... See full article

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Podcast 293 : Backing Up and Accessing Photos From Laptops

I’ve briefly touched on backing up in various episodes over the last six years, but following a conversation this week with Matt Marshall, a great photographer from the UK, I decided to wrap a f... See full article

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5 Cheap Alternatives to a Macro Lens

At some stage, almost any photographer will be bitten by the macro bug. Something about seeing things close up in ultra-high definition attracts almost everyone to flirt with the world of macro photog... See full article

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Deconstruct This Photo 5.0 How To Photograph A Prince in 5 Minutes or Less

Thanks to the couple hundred of you who took a stab at breaking down the image I nabbed of Prince Manvendra [note that this thumbnail here is a crop, not the final...go to the original post to see tha... See full article

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How to Shoot Portraits with Inexpensive Equipment

Photography can be a pretty expensive hobby. There are legends about folks who have maxed their credit and minimized their bank accounts because of all the expense of building their gear inventory, al... See full article

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Podcast 292 : Canon PIXMA MG6120 All-in-One Wireless Printer Review

Today we’re going to take a look at the Canon PIXMA MG6120 Wireless Photo All-in-One Printer. This is basically an A4 or Letter paper size printer, with a scanner built into the top, but despite... See full article

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How To Build a Cyclorama Wall With [Mostly Naked] Ashley

Looking for a weekend project for your photo studio? Alrighty then. Thoroughly amused at the approach taken here in this vid by folks at EyeHandy, having mostly naked model Ashley showing us how to ma... See full article

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Creating Captivating Underwater Images on a Budget

Getting your camera into the water doesn’t have to entail purchasing an expensive housing that one might think is necessary. I recently did some research on alternatives to hard casings that wou... See full article

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Olympus is Talking Shit About Your Camera Phone

Seems that a new guerrilla campaign by Olympus in Australia is talking shit about the “rubbish” photos from your camera phone. “If you’re camera also sends text messages, that ... See full article

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Polaroid Lovers Unite: How The Impossible Project Film is Made

Y’all are well aware of my relationship and long-time love affair with Polaroid. Well, back when the film went out of manufacturing, a now-friend of mine Dr. Florian Kaps took on a project that ... See full article

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Chase Jarvis TECH: Scotts personal Olympus Pen E-P2 Camera Kit

Is it bigger than a breadbox? No. Its my new Olympus Pen E-P2 camera kit, and its awesome. As the guy who manages the inventory of equipment here at Chase Jarvis Inc., its fair to say tha... See full article

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How to Pack Your Camera Bag for an Overseas Photo Trip

Workshops, commercial and editorial jobs, and travel assignments often take me to places like Vietnam, India, Jordan, Bhutan with camera equipment in tow. Depending on the assignment, I take as much o... See full article

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Enjoy Your [Demolished] Breakfast at 1000fps

I’m never one to drop a heavy post on you headed into the weekend. So this one is light. So light in fact that it floats in the air like your morning toast and coffee and orange juice you’... See full article

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Camera Geeks Unite :: Chase Jarvis TECH: Dasein Camera Arsenal [video]

Professional photographer Chase Jarvis gives you a quick rundown of the onslaught of cameras he's using to shoot his Dasein: An Invitation To Hang installation at the Ace Hotel NYC.... See full article

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