Photographer As Director

So, you’re a photographer thinking about video and/or directing moving pictures? Then pick up a copy of this month’s American Photo Magazine, or read the article Photographer As Director here. Editor Miki Johnson reveals her journalistic chops as she digs in with celebrity photographer/videographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, multimedia journalist Stephen McGee, the remarkable Anthony Mandler, Emmy-award-winning online storyteller guru, Brian Storm (great guy!), and some funny looking photographer named Chase Jarvis. A wide breadth of backgrounds from those guys, for sure, which makes for some interesting comparisons on what photographers are doing with moving pictures.

Online version of the entire article American Photo Magazine: Photographer As Director here.

Downloadable PDF of my little chunk of the story (to keep the file small) here.

[Thanks to those of you who reminded/encouraged me via email and recent comments to post this story. I gave the interview to editor Miki Johnson quite some time ago and hadn’t seen the magazine on the newsstand yet. BTW, if you're not familiar with my videos, get with the program! Click around in the side bar under Popular Posts over there on the right --->>].

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56 Responses to Photographer As Director

  1. TaK March 27, 2008 at 1:16 am #

    Congrats Chase! You deserve the write up, you should be really proud of it! I don’t know anyone doing both media like you are.

    Thanks also for the link to mediastorm. Very cool.

    TaK in SF

  2. Anonymous March 27, 2008 at 9:10 am #

    Kudos Chase. We know you’ve mastered the still image and now it’s just a matter of creating pictures on your terms. Now we’re all looking forward to seeing more and more good motion stuff from you and your crew.

    Do you have a commercial reel?

  3. JB March 27, 2008 at 10:59 am #

    Congrats! This means you should start doing more videos ;-)

  4. Goran March 27, 2008 at 3:06 pm #

    Congrats from Croatia! Watch your video:)
    If you are in Croatia, feel free to contact.

  5. Jake March 28, 2008 at 12:00 am #

    Chase–

    My compliments on such a positive and engaging write-up. I second the motion for there being a real need for open-mindedness and honesty in the business. Gone are the days of the power-struggle that keeps information to the select few. Keep up your great work in making in-roads and innovating as you are. We really appreciate it out here!

  6. OG April 1, 2008 at 6:16 pm #

    Nice write-up Chase.

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  8. Isabel Alvarez April 3, 2008 at 9:38 am #

    I read that article a few weeks ago. Pretty cool Chase!

  9. voyance April 3, 2008 at 1:31 pm #

    Great blog!

  10. Allebach Wedding Photographer April 3, 2008 at 8:25 pm #

    I spotted you in the magazine…and I was like that Chase guy is everywhere. You are approaching world domination status.

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  12. Stephen McGee April 17, 2008 at 4:09 pm #

    Hey Chase,

    Just poking around your site and found your blog post about Miki’s story on us. Nice work on your site! I dig it. I also like what you were saying about not keeping industry secrets. Maybe we talk sometime?
    Thanks,
    Stephen McGee

  13. Chase Jarvis April 17, 2008 at 10:16 pm #

    @ Stephen – by all means, would love to connect!

  14. Ann April 21, 2008 at 4:18 pm #

    Good Job Chase!

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