LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E045 Chase Jarvis

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with commercial photographer Chase Jarvis.


Bill Crawford, publisher of (Flickr)
Ed Hidden, exclusive photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (

Special Guest:

Chase Jarvis, acclaimed sports, lifestyle and popular culture photographer.

Chase Jarvis

Chase Jarvis Photos

LightSource Episode 45 (Interview Series) [59:55 minutes]



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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Chase Jarvis discusses:

  • Getting started as a commercial photographer
  • The joy of travel
  • Keeping a dynamic feel to his images
  • Is style planned or natural?
  • Chase Jarvis Raw ninja video
  • Where lighting fits in to the creative process
  • Focusing on micro moments
  • Deciding what to bring on a shoot
  • Big disasters on the set and being prepared
  • Being prepared to meet challenges
  • Having many cameras and lenses and backups
  • Why a commercial shoot is a team effort
  • The Ninja Shoot
  • Less is more
  • A golfer in the dark
  • Examining the market place and finding what’s not there
  • The importance of personal work
  • Mission critical gear
  • Light modifiers

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