49 Amazing Artists You Must Know [+ Some Other Guy & a Good Cause]

Two weeks ago I announced a labor of love collaboration project (plus some behind the scenes photos…) that’s been underway for the past few months. Its a group art show called Made in P... See full article

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Annie Leibovitz ShootsumSearswith umthe Kardashian Clan?

Is it just me, or is there something dreadfully bizzare just off with this whole thingie? The Gothamist thinks so. So seriously, am I off my rocker being sort of suspended in disbelief? Here’s t... See full article

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Transformed Photographer Chris Jordan on chasejarvis LIVE Thursday Sept 8

Lots of people would have called Chris Jordan crazy to leave a career as a well-paid attorney to pursue a career as a fine art photographer with a cause-based mission to document the human impact on t... 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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Landing a Photo Agent Part II: Elizabeth Weinberg

Elizabeth Weinberg has talent and vision. PDN magazine called her one of 30 emerging photographers to watch in 2010, and they were spot-on. In this interview by Rachel Hulin, Elizabeth shares how she ... See full article

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Spilling the Beans: Polaroid 50 | 50 | 50 Art Exhibition

If you know anything about me, you know that creating multi-disciplinary, socially enabled art AND getting unlikely people together into one community are really important tenets to my career and my l... See full article

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Required Reading: 10 Books to (re-)Charge the Creative Mind

Inspiration can come from anywhere, and books have always been a great source for me. But so many of the books that are recommended in creative circles are solely how-to. How to be more creative, how ... See full article

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Personal Work Wins Commercial Jobs: Jonathon Kambouris Works It

Whereas most photographers think any paying gig is a good gig, Jonathon Kambouris knows otherwise. Perhaps more than most, he’s come to know that great personal work wins commercial campaigns th... See full article

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Photo Geek History Lesson: Pictures that Jiggle [Stereoview to Cinemagraph]

Animated gifs have become an internet favorite. And for good reason; a little bit of movement can go a long way in making an image come alive. But let’s take a geek peek at the history and evolu... See full article

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Fresh Perspective for Creatives: Tim Ferriss chasejarvis LIVE Re-Watch

For those that missed it, we were able to pull together a stripped down re-watch of the recent chasejarvis LIVE with #1 NYTimes best selling author Tim Ferriss. IMHO, this one’s not to miss. Som... See full article

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Photoshop of Horrors: Vogue Mag Forgets Body Parts, Do You Care?

Happy Friday. Over at Vogue magazine, it seems the retouching crew was a little remiss with Mario Testino’s shot of Kate Moss and her daughter Lila –seems they…er…left off a fe... See full article

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So, Did Your Rep Change Your Life? Part I: Grant Cornett

Hey Friends, quick note to introduce a new addition to the blog, photographer, curator and uber-talented writer, Rachel Hulin. Rachel brings years of experience shooting and writing, as well as photo-... See full article

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Reinvent Yourself Genius Advice from Tim Ferriss [chasejarvis LIVE this Tues Aug 16]

In keeping with this spirit to look beyond just the photography industry for insight and inspiration, please join me this Tuesday, August 16 at 11:00am Seattle time, as welcome #1 New York Times best-... See full article

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Never Let Them Define Who You Are

“Sometimes in our industry, our professionalism, we get [put into] silos…it should be all of our goals to break out of those silos. The more you work, the more people want to put you in a ... See full article

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London Is Burning To Shoot or Not to Shoot

To borrow a line from The Clash, “London’s burning”. And the photographs of the mayhem are stunning. The above shot here is by Amy Weston/WENN.com, as seen in NY Mag. (That image and... See full article

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New Website

Lots of updating and housecleaning going on around here lately, the most fun being the launch of our new site here at www.chasejarvis.com. As such, I wanted to invite you to poke around our new digs. ... See full article

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Lets Mingle: I Am on Google+

I jumped on Google+ last week to explore sharing some content. Let’s be friends…er…that’s Facebook. My profile is here. Please add me to some of your circles. Just uploaded a p... See full article

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Is Photography Over?

Another post in a continuing discussion (joining this post last week) about the future of photography. Is photography over? Of course not. But a provocative title none the less (appropriated from SFMO... See full article

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New Start-to-Finish Evolution of a Music Video Project

Beautiful music vid here performed by Seattle hip hop pals Macklemore (@macklemore) & Ryan Lewis (@ryanlewismusic) and shot by emerging Seattle filmmaker friend Zia Mohajerjasbi (@DrZia) You thin... See full article

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Are You The Future of Photography or the Problem With It?

You are the problem point of view: “When you leave everything to the crowd, where everything is democratized, when everything is determined by the number of clicks, you are by definition undermi... See full article

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5 Crucial Tips To Get Your Photo Busine$$ Books in Order

I learned over time that as photographers, filmmakers and independent artists, we’re also entrepreneurs running our own small businesses. Since I’m not all that business minded I’ve ... 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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Should You Go To Photo School?

You should go to photo school if you want structured learning. Groundwork from the fundamentals to the bigger concepts. It will move too slowly for many of you, too fast for others. There are lots of ... See full article

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Live Photoshoot and Q&A with Sir Mix-A-Lot on chasejarvis LIVE [Wed July 6]

In case you missed my getting called out by legendary multi-platinum, grammy winning Sir Mix-A-Lot, I responded here, called him to the chasejarvisLIVE mat…and he has obliged, and agreed to come... See full article

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Get Used To Hearing NO

If you’re already a professional photographer or filmmaker, then you know that you had to hear a lot of “no” for every “yes”. If you’re not yet a pro, or perhaps mo... See full article

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