9 Reasons to Go Wild This Weekend

Damn if the weather this summer hasn’t alternated between drought conditions and torrential storms. One week the plants are wilting, the next, they’re looking for a snorkel, trying their d... See full article

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30 Awesome Baby Photography Ideas

Who doesn’t love baby photography, One of the most challenging and time consuming type of photography. It is easily one of the hardest kinds just because of the sheer amount of unexpected drama ... 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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30 Engagement Photography Examples

Don’t you just love it when a couple of people commit to be together for the rest of their natural lives? Engagements are a true representation of human emotions and shows how much as person can... 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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25 Great Examples of Green Photography

Green is one of the most prominent colors on Earth. The trees are green, so is the grass. When you go out in space, Green, Brown and blue are the three colors that represent the planet earth. To many ... See full article

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25 Inspiring Ramadan Photographs

Ramadan is the most popular month amongst the whole Muslim calender. In this month millions of Muslims all around the world pray more than usual and fast for the entire length of the month. This is 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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Inspiration & Work Ethic Ride Next to One Another Jack White on Creativity

“Inspiration and creativity, they ride right next to one another…Not everyday are you going to wake up, the clouds are gonna part and the rays are gonna come down…sometimes you gotta... See full article

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Many Photographers, Just One Subject 12 Portraits of Andy Warhol

An established photographer has his or her own style that’s what makes each artist and their work unique. To underscore this one only need to dig through image archives once in a while to see ho... 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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Your Weekend Photo Assignment: Make a Drive Portrait

If you’re up for shooting something this weekend, I’ve got an assignment for you. Read on. Backstory: Between 1989 and 1997 photographer Andrew Bush made hundreds of pictures of people dri... 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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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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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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Artist + Photographer Ai WeiWei Released from Chinese Prison

After months of detention in a Beijing prison the Chinese government today released famed Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei on bail. Ai, arguably China’s most well known artist, was taken into custody i... See full article

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The Status Quo Will Do Just Fine Without You

As a matter of opinion, it’s time to get some cojones. Or whatever clever slang you’ve cooked up for the female equivalent, or whatever will help you understand the following point. Sure t... See full article

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Dasein Still Cranking More Excitement To Come

Whew. Just a quick note to update you on the Dasein: Invitation To Hang installation and project. In short, it’s still going gangbusters. The definition of gangbusters is open for interpretation... See full article

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Stop Trying To Get Everyone To Like Your Work

When I talk to photographers and survey the industry landscape, I see a zillion photographers trying to have all their work liked by all the people. This comes from our social animal DNA, but it’... See full article

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Dasein: Photo of the Day

Dasein: An invitation to hang could not be going better. Thanks to all of your participation, I get to spin through thousands of great images ever day. I’m having a blast, and I thought you ... See full article

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How To Blow Your Career In Photography

Here’s a sure-fire way to blow your career in photography: 1. Take lots of photos. 2. Get on twitter. 3. Start a blog. 4. Assist for another photographer. 5. Buy a better camera. 6. Create a ... See full article

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The Passage of Time [60 Second Landscape Results]

Hey friends, Erik here with the results from the 60 Second Landscape challenge I issued a two weeks ago today. We were blown away by the volume and quality of your entries, and we’re excited to ... See full article

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See Whos Hanging at #Dasein in NYC

Since we’re not tracking image by image whose work is hanging daily at the gallery in the Ace NYC (it’s on a near constant rotation of prints – hundreds per day), we’ll continu... See full article

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