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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