Contrary to Popular Belief, It Takes A Village

More often than not, the underlying vision behind a great piece of art – a photo, a film, a painting, a play, a whatever – comes from a single source. Dostoevsky hatched the vision for The... See full article

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Frame More Than Just Pictures Frame Pixels Too

[The debate continues about whether or not iPads are good portfolios for photographers and filmmakers. But those considerations aside, one thing I KNOW is that the iPad is great for is displaying phot... See full article

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Youd Better Have Permission To Shoot

One of the most consistent requests I get from readers is for info about all the paperwork and business side of the photo & cinema industries. Given that our Executive Producer, Kate, handles all ... See full article

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How Do We Keep Our Rights But Share Our Work?

In a followup to yesterdays post Stolen Photograph: A New Look at an Old Problem, which saw a lot of traffic and great discussion, I thought it would be prudent to share a poignant panel discussion I ... See full article

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10 Minute Film School with Robert Rodriguez

[Erik here with a quick guest post about some videos I wanted to share. I find them incredibly informative and inspiring, and I hope you do to.] Robert Rodriguez is a special breed of filmmaker, a b... See full article

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Photo Editing 101 Surviving the Tidal Wave of Data

[Scott here with another guest blog post. Today I hope to save you some time and heartache by giving you the nuts and bolts of editing large volume shoots...] Painful memories I have: My first break... See full article

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New Audio Podcast

Wanted to announce that we officially have a new AUDIO podcast. This Audiocast will feature long form content where my photographer, filmmaker, guests, friends, and/or yours truly are primarily talkin... See full article

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Eriks HDSLR Video Essentials: the Zacuto Z-Finder

Our digital cinema guru, Erik, wanted to take a minute to chat gear with you. This is his second guest post, so please give him another warm welcome… This post is another installment of a series... See full article

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Printing & Hanging a Photography Show

Everyone on the our team brings an expertise and excellence to the group that is unique. As an example, Scott’s Photoshop chops are stellar, Kate is an uber-producer, Erik is the bees knees with... See full article

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Adding Video to Your Photography Skill Set

Adding cinema/motion/video to my base skill set as originally a still-only photographer has been a big, fun challenge for me. Creatively, professionally, and technically. It’s also been good for... See full article

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Two Paths for a Photograph: Arresting Vs. Welcoming. [Discussion on A vs. B]

Whoa. Again, love how opinionated we all are. Over 1000 opinions in 18 hours. Love love it. If you happened to miss yesterday’s post, we asked for your help in choosing between two images during... See full article

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Which Photo is Better: A or B?

Alrighty. Regardless of the fact that this A or B series (here, here, and here) has been really interesting for us, helpful, and popular with you (the last such post received over 1000 comments in 24 ... See full article

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Care, Time, & Vision Beat Budget Every Time.

I’ve been enamored with projection (onto art, buildings, cars, what have you…) for some time. But few people have made flat surfaces come to life like Davy & Kristin McGuire. I think ... See full article

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The Photo/Video Travel Drive: Dartanyons Essential Gear

Hey there y’all, Dartanyon here making a guest post appearance…In this installment of [my] Essential Gear, I’d like to talk about something I don’t leave home without: my tra... See full article

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Location Scouting for Photo & Video: Part 2 Predicting The Weather

[Scott here...and welcome to the second post in a series of three discussing the steps we take in selecting and scouting locations for our most important photo and video shoots. In the first post in... See full article

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chasejarvis LIVE on Wednesday Feb 9 Taking Any & All Your Questions.

Whenever I give a talk or host a show, I’ve heard from this community time and again that one of the most valuable things is the Q&A wrap up. Straight up. You asking questions and me doing ... See full article

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Photo of the Week. Like or Not?

Here’s the Friday Photo of the Week. Was feeling wintery and I couldn’t help myself. Tell us if you like and why/why not. Behind the scenes “making of” this shot and the camera... See full article

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How To Create A Free Photo Blog

A few readers over the past couple of weeks have e-mailed me, asking my advice on how to go about creating a photography blog of their own. I understand that website/blog creation can be intimidating ... See full article

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Chase Jarvis RAW: Aerial Photography Over New Zealand [video]

I originally started traveling to New Zealand for commercial photo and video work. Visually, there are few place on earth that exude the beauty of that place AND it has the benefit of being opposite s... See full article

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Aperture vs. Photoshop in B&W Post Production: More Notes From Scott

——– Note: NO, we didnt have too much eggnog and accidentally re-publish a post from just before the holidays… We did, however, get a TON of reader requests from a lot of y&#... See full article

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Leading a Visual Life: The Sartorialist

I didn’t grow up dreaming to be a photographer. I didn’t assist for anybody. I just started doing it… The way I do it is just the way I do it. Beautiful piece here about Scott Schuma... See full article

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Communicating Emotion: Review of A vs B Photo Discussion

I love how opinionated this community is. There is no right, no wrong – just a good bit of discussion… In case you’re lost, I promised to follow up this earlier popular Which Photo i... See full article

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