Win $15,000 From Burn Magazine. Emerging Photographers Apply HERE.

Need a little more change in the pocket (or a lot)? If you’re doing top-notch work, you may be in luck because Burn Magazine is giving away $15,000 in grants for three photographers. Called the ... See full article

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Do Less = Do More. The Art of Being Creative + Productive

I’m a huge fan of the concept of “strategic renewal.” Chasing shiny opportunities, working in a reactive state and dealing with each new email that pops up on your phone is not only ... See full article

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The Secrets of Surf Photography - Chris Burkard Shares His Craft

At 26 years old, Chris Burkard is living the dream of traveling around the world to shoot surfers in exotic places. He’s been recognized for his work with some prestigious awards including a f... See full article

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Join Me! LIVE in a Google Hangout from Aspen Talking Photography, Music, SXSW and more. with Robert Scoble & Chris Davenport.

UPDATE: here’s a recording of our chat…above! Thanks to all of you who watched live. __ LIVE today at 9:30 PDT, 10:30 Aspen, 12:30 NYT, 17:30 London right here on the blog or on my YouTube... See full article

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Photographing with Remote Helis & World Class Athletes in Crazy Locations Behind-the-Scenes in Aspen

Remember last year’s Aspen campaign? Well, we’re back at it again this year with even better conditions. We’ve been up before dawn and burning the midnight oil. Out the door right no... See full article

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Photoshop Action Hack Un-Airbrushes Womens Bodies

Dove has been running “Real Beauty” ads for more than a decade. Their agency Ogilvy in Toronto cam up with a pretty dope hack/secret weapon to raise awareness with photo re-touchers, art d... See full article

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3 Undeniable Reasons To Pursue Personal Work Why Being The Guinea Pig Pays OffBigtime

I have been a long-time, huuuuge proponent of taking time to pursue personal work. Its in fact my pursuit of personal work to which I attribute a good bit of my success. In short, it’s by taking... See full article

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Get Photo Fit How to Properly Maintain Your Body: Interview with Dr. Kelly Starrett

I originally met Kelly Starrett through my pal Tim Ferriss (cjLIVE episode here) – who had nothing but amazing things to say… Kelly is a coach, physical therapist, author, speaker, and cre... See full article

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

UPDATE: The LIVE broadcast is TODAY 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 hi... See full article

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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