Famous Photographers Pose with Their Most Iconic Images

When we gaze upon an iconic (or even just a really good) photograph, its difficult to think about the work or the passion behind it – we are seeing a documented scene or a crafted image and&#... See full article

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Dead Mobsters Remind Us: Success in Your Work is in Your Quirk.

Photos of dead mobsters lying prone, surrounded by articles of clothing and police chalk markings. The crime scene, the murder as art. Equal parts photographer and old-school sleuth Arthur “Weeg... See full article

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Talent Imitates, Genius Steals: chasejarvisLIVE REMIX episode with MIKE RELM [coming Tues Feb 7]

There’s a saying that you should understand. It’s “TALENT IMITATES. GENIUS STEALS.” Now before your undies get in a wad, I’m not saying steal work and pretend it’s ... See full article

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The Freshman Yearbook of Power Nerds, Washington DC Style

Funny segue from yesterday’s political post… Got to thinking about politics and photography…. Though it seems otherwise at time, politicians arent actually celebs. Sure, they get ... See full article

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Horn Toot! Study Reveals that Creativity & Culture Drive Economy

The hopes or goals of creative expression are to make a statement, to generate awareness, initiate reflection, feeling or action. We want the art to do work. Such was the case with my Seattle 100 book... See full article

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Remembering Sarah Burke

Sarah Burke would light up a room when she walked into it. Actually more than that, she lit up an entire sport, and was bound to light up the world in the forthcoming Olympics, before she succumbed to... See full article

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Mind Prints ?! What The Hell Are Those? [A Fresh Book From Frank Meo]

Picture Monica Lewinsky w a cigar, Hitler in a bunker, the Beatles w their lawyers. It’s all here. Or rather it’s all in your mind… So what does a book look like that is targeted at ... See full article

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An Interview I hope Youll Read [Yours Truly in Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine]

I normally don’t post or link to my mainstream media coverage here on the blog–not necessarily because of the perceived horn tooting, but primarily because a lot of those articles are just... See full article

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The Un-Moment: Why Gritty Beats Glossy & the Deceit of Perfection

When I was a less experienced artist, I thought that less gloss meant less talent. For, after all, it seemed to me to be commonly assumed in our culture that talent resided only in the gloss, the perf... See full article

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The Next Time You Have A Great Idea

The next time you have a great idea, don’t write it down. Just do your great idea. [Btw, the irony of this note is not lost on me...] —- [I'm starting to more regularly post these little ... See full article

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What is Most Important for a Photographer? [Vision Wins--Over Pork Bellies--Everytime...]

I get more questions via email and social channels than I could answer in a lifetime, but occasionally one jumps out at me as incredibly worthwhile to share. The answer to this question is important, ... See full article

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Find Your Thing And Do That Thing

Find your thing and do that thing better than anybody else does that thing even if you think that thing has no value because I promise you that it does. And I promise you that other people will see th... See full article

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Blender Blowout!! Why You Dont Try This At Home [The "Blend" Spot Outtakes]

Hopefully you got a laugh from my video earlier this week where I literally blended (as in put them in a blender) in parody fashion an old Polaroid analog camera and a digital point and shoot, to give... See full article

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Blend of Old Analog & New Instant Digital: The Polaroid Z340

Got a wild hair one day last week and had a BLAST making this little video about the new Polaroid Z340 — a blend of old analog and new digital technologies. Hope you dig it enough to have a laug... See full article

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Holiday Sale + Round-the-Clock Creative Education Streaming at CreativeLIVE.com

What does a stream of non-stop 24/7 creative education look like? It looks like http://www.creativeLIVE.com/live looks for the rest of 2011. Thats right…24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the ... See full article

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New Work: REI Ski & Snowboard 30-Second Spot

VERY stoked to finally share some of my latest commercial director work that’s playing all over your TV’s here in the USA. It’s the new 30 second broadcast TV spot for that great out... See full article

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Flying Rhinos: Mind-Blowing Photos & Video

Flying Rhinos from Green Renaissance on Vimeo. This story of Rhino rescue is beautifully told and heartwarming. Cheers to the people of Green Renaissance. BUTTTT…the VISUALS from this story? The... See full article

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The Best Advice Ever On The Business of Art & Photography Ramit Sethi on #cjLIVE Tues Dec 13

No one has single-handedly given me better insight about the business side of art/photography than has Ramit Sethi. [Go ahead and read that again.] In a single conversation earlier this year he droppe... See full article

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A Polaroid A Day for 6,000 Days [18 years!]

NYC Photographer Jamie Livingston shot a Polaroid photo everyday for 6,000 days, or, roughly, 18 years. The first shot was of his girlfriend at the time on March 13, 1979. His last photo was on his de... See full article

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Guaranteed to Look Twice: Powerful Photos of 2 Year Olds Smoking

Don’t view this as endorsement of kids smoking, tobacco or any of that shiznit. But these photos will make you look twice, guarenteed. Regardless of if it’s social, political or commercial... See full article

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chasejarvis LIVE [Tues Dec 6]: Your Portfolio Is Your Most Important Asset

Mark your calendar and join me Tuesday, December 6th [details below] for a mission critical episode of chasejarvis LIVE: The Portfolio Edition. How to choose, create, cultivate the #1 thing that gets ... See full article

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The Hit List: 13 Things Crucial For Your Success [In Any Field]

Success is each to his or her own, but let’s call it like we see it: when you survey the landscape of your creative world, your industry, your career or hobby–whatever field you’re i... See full article

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Your Photo Data Is SafeUnderwater?

That’s right, you read the headline is correct. Over the weekend a diver, Markus Thompson, found a camera at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of British Colubmia. He salvaged ... See full article

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The Dream of a Dying Albatross: More Powerful Work from Chris Jordan

While I was in Asia last week, I got a update note from my talented, activist photographer friend, Chris Jordan, with a link to the below, powerful, heartwrenching clip… He’s making progre... See full article

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Were Not Drowning In Photography, Were Getting Rich

“I cant get over the feeling that pictures taken with a camera in a phone that everyone owns [iphone] have no value.” – Excerpt from APhotoEditor, Drowning in Photography Sorry AP... See full article

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