Another Chase Jarvis LIVE Event Tomorrow (Thursday)

If you happened to tune in on January 29th, we broadcast an all-day, 100% LIVE feed of a commercial photoshoot from our studio in Seattle. (Original post here.) We had a great time with it and got a nice bunch of feedback from y’all. So, as a followup, based on your request, we’re bringing the next installment of Chase Jarvis LIVE back at you again Thursday, February 25th from 10am to 12:30pm (PST, which is GMT -8). This is tomorrow for most of you, but today for some. And again, we’re asking for your help.

How do you tune in to this worldwide Chase Jarvis LIVE thingie? It’s easy. Just go to this url: at any time during the hours specified above.

What you’ll see when you get there? This time, rather than broadcasting the set building, styling, wardrobe, gear and the full photoshoot–we’re broadcasting all the nitty gritty that happens AFTER we’ve captured the image. We’ll take you through our complete workflow, from editing and all the way through final image post production on the images we shot in our original LIVE broadcast. (Yes, you’ll watch us work up the final image, right there on the spot, no rehersal.) And remember, it’s designed to be an interactive experience. You’ll be able to see and hear everything, ask questions of one another, me, Scott, Dartanyon–or any of the 8 awesome peeps in the studio–via twitter (@chasejarvis) AND a live chat embedded in the url above. (please use hashtag #cjlive).

Also, of course, there is…[more info + schedule, click the ‘continue reading’ link below]

…another qualifier: this is still in BETA. We had reasonably good technical success last time, but tomorrow, we’re adding multiple cameras, multiple microphones and a screencast view direct from Scott’s computer. So again we need your help. We need your participation. We might break stuff, but in order for us to dial in this concept, we need your eyeballs, keystrokes, questions, feedback, and your network of friends. Please help us further test out this concept. Whether it breaks or it’s a smooth-sailing success you’ll have helped this community either way. Alas, we’re all in this together.

Here’s the rough schedule:
**all times are Pacific Standard Time, Seattle (GMT -8), everything is subject to change and probably will….

10:00am – 10:45am Recap, workflow, gear, and editing.

10:45am – 12:00noon Raw conversion, initial retouch through final workup. Cover image #1

12:00noon – 12:30pm Raw conversion, initial retouch through final workup. Cover image #2 (in case you missed #1 and/or to reinforce what we did first time around).

12:30 – 1:00pm Followup Q&A;, clean up.

1:00pm Off the air

If you have questions or comments below, we’d of course love to hear ‘em.

Thanks and see you tomorrow!

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86 Responses to Another Chase Jarvis LIVE Event Tomorrow (Thursday)

  1. Maskido February 24, 2010 at 10:05 am #

    awesome! cant wait!

  2. Robert February 24, 2010 at 10:06 am #

    Sweetness! Thanks Chase and crew…loved the first livecast

  3. Shelby White February 24, 2010 at 10:06 am #

    Awesome! I shall tune in.

    Chase, how about a walk around event soon? The weather is clearing up.

  4. David Teran February 24, 2010 at 10:08 am #

    wow, this will be amazing!

    what are you going to be editing?


  5. Leonardo February 24, 2010 at 10:08 am #

    Will be there from Barcelona.

  6. Anonymous February 24, 2010 at 10:09 am #

    Sweeeeeeeet!!! :D

  7. thedigitalvue February 24, 2010 at 10:09 am #

    Another great idea. I am curios to see the work flow in Aperture 3.

  8. Leilani February 24, 2010 at 10:12 am #

    I'm so excited!! Is there anyway to see the video from the first photoshoot?

  9. Anonymous February 24, 2010 at 10:12 am #

    Chase, in my humble and often wrong opinion you ought to be showing some of the photoshoot. I for one wont be taking part purely on the basis of, I want to see what you guys are working on before it becomes pixels on a screen.

    Lets see a little of the shoot, then the workflow. That would be interesting. This current idea isnt so much.

    From a London based assistant who enjoys your blogs! Keep up the great work. Alex.

  10. Francesco B. February 24, 2010 at 10:20 am #

    So Cool, Chase!
    Live post-production webcast!!
    I'll definitely be there/here :-)
    I have a feeling someday soon you'll broadcast a location shoot… :-)


  11. Scott MacKenzie February 24, 2010 at 10:39 am #

    The first one was a Complete Blast!
    Very much looking forward to it!
    Thanks All!

  12. Bruno Ázera February 24, 2010 at 10:49 am #


  13. Pedro February 24, 2010 at 10:58 am #

    Here is a time and date table for the live event. In my country, Portugal, it´s going down at 18:00! Don´t miss it!;=2&year;=2010&hour;=10&min;=0&sec;=0&p1;=234

  14. michaellacombe February 24, 2010 at 10:59 am #

    You are indeed a god amongst men. lol

  15. Jordan February 24, 2010 at 11:05 am #

    Is it possible to post the video after the event? I work in Portland and will not be able to tune in live, but would love to watch it afterwards. Also, is there any chance of posting the video from the previous event?

  16. Immaculate Images Photography February 24, 2010 at 12:09 pm #

    if we cant watch tomorrow is there going to be a way to watch it at a later time?

  17. Jayms Ramirez February 24, 2010 at 1:02 pm #


  18. Panya C. February 24, 2010 at 1:17 pm #

    If my little brain works right, it would be from 3:00am on the 27th, here in Tokyo;) Looking forward to this!

  19. Panya C. February 24, 2010 at 1:27 pm #

    Ok, my pea brain was wrong again ;P 26th 3:00am~ sorry people.

  20. Jonny February 24, 2010 at 1:43 pm #

    Awesome! I'll be tuned in.

  21. Stefan February 24, 2010 at 1:44 pm #

    Chase you are just amazing!!!

    And I am not just talking about the great photographs you create but for the energy, passion and dedication you devote in the name of this art. But most important of all, the way you want share your view with the world.

    Respectfully yours,
    Vladington – amateur photographer and a humble fan of yours

  22. Chase Jarvis February 24, 2010 at 2:25 pm #

    reminder (@ anon): don't know what's featured in this material? it's all in the post, mate.

    this is post production on the images from the LIVE shoot we did on Jan 29. links to that post in today's post or available by searching.

    regarding airing a replay of the shoot, would love to, but it's not all that viable since it's 8 hours long. hosting/posting is unruly…

    hope to see you tomorrow!

  23. Frozen Forever Photography February 24, 2010 at 3:07 pm #

    Thanks Chase, as always your doing something outside the box. I didnt have much time to watch the last one but it looked like a lot of fun. I really liked how you posted some images on the fly. Hope I get time to tune in tomorrow.

    I agree if there was an easy way to record and repay the shoot I would watch it every night:)

    Take care,


  24. Alex February 24, 2010 at 3:11 pm #

    Hey Chase. Should have signed in before (I left anon post about photoshoot). Didnt realise this was a continuation of the last shoot.

    Now will be tuning in after I get back from my assisting gig tomorrow. Looking forward to it!


  25. Anonymous February 24, 2010 at 3:40 pm #

    Have you thought about putting all of the live shoot / editing content onto a DVD? I'd buy it :) I got to watch some of the live shoot broadcast and loved it! kudos to you and your team for putting stuff like this together for us mere mortals to enjoy and learn from!

  26. Simon Fleming February 24, 2010 at 3:51 pm #

    Great stuff Chase & crew ! missed a lot of the last one as I was at work and trying to watch with one eye – can I book a 4.30am wake up call for Adelaide SA?

  27. luke February 24, 2010 at 3:59 pm #

    you should record it or something for the people who will be at school.

  28. rob February 24, 2010 at 4:35 pm #


    You read my mind.. I was hoping you would walk us through your workflow… Yes thank you ahead of time

  29. John Hildebrand Photography February 24, 2010 at 5:45 pm #

    last time it wouldn't work i wonder if it will this time

  30. Cooper February 24, 2010 at 6:29 pm #

    Will there be a video later that covers some of the things you do for the people that won't be able to tune into the LIVE event?

  31. February 24, 2010 at 6:51 pm #

    2-5am in Hong Kong

    I can swing that ;-)

  32. Seth Bricel February 24, 2010 at 7:23 pm #

    Is there any way to watch these after the fact? I wish I could make it to the live broadcast!

  33. Kennington Cung February 24, 2010 at 8:27 pm #

    aww cant tune in
    possibly have a recording of it for those who cant make it? :))

  34. Abe Froman February 24, 2010 at 9:13 pm #

    Hey Chase, How about chopping the live shoot archive into smaller chunks and hosting on YouTube? Just a thought.

  35. Anonymous February 24, 2010 at 11:51 pm #

    It would be awesome if someone could capture this and put it up on youtube! :-)

  36. Kokkle February 25, 2010 at 1:14 am #

    Really cool!,
    It's 1am-4am in Bangkok, but i'll be there.
    Thanks All..

  37. point357 February 25, 2010 at 2:32 am #

    Chase & co once again giving away something far more useful than all that other stuff we're somehow convinced we need to buy. Real world, yo. Not that indoorsy stuff that rhymes with Shmelby and Schmynda. While we're there, much respect for not posting videos of yourself trying to play guitar:

    I'll be there.

  38. Scott February 25, 2010 at 5:18 am #

    So cool. I'd love to watch, but having a full time job, these things always have conflicting hours. Any chance of putting them online for afterwards for anytime viewing for a limited time?

  39. Peter February 25, 2010 at 8:53 am #

    Hey Chase, I'll be stuck at work, again, unable to watch :( I wish there was some way to watch it online at a later time. That would really be awesome!

  40. Mike February 25, 2010 at 9:39 am #

    Hey Dude.
    saw some of the live feed last time was great work but as I'm in London i was asleep half of it lol any chance of making a hi-lite vid for your blog?


  41. Jan Gennat February 25, 2010 at 9:56 am #

    The Chase Jarvis Live Skype group !

    Find my on Skype (Jan Gennat) an join it.

  42. Matthew Brush February 25, 2010 at 10:50 am #

    Very cool Chase. Would love to watch but will be on a plane. Any chance you're going to podcast this or record it for archiving on the blog? I'd love to see it.

  43. Darren February 25, 2010 at 1:02 pm #

    Hi Chase

    Could you not put it on Itunes would that still cost you?


    Love your work also you got to come to London!

  44. rob February 25, 2010 at 1:42 pm #

    @chase just wanted to know if you load your finial project into a main aperture library on your server or does it loaded into a folder on the server?

  45. Reatha - Beachcast February 25, 2010 at 1:42 pm #

    That was awesome guys. Really loving Scots post. Be sure to drop in by the Otago Peninsula next time yr in NZ!

  46. Ulfius February 25, 2010 at 1:42 pm #


    I understand how the video would be to large for you to post for download, but how about putting it out on BitTorrent?

  47. February 25, 2010 at 1:43 pm #

    Hey Chase & Scott (and Dartanyon),

    Thanks for letting inside the black box again. It's 5:42am in Hong Kong and I am going to BED.
    Speaking of bed, what about TED? When can we expect to see that talk online?



  48. Rogan February 25, 2010 at 1:45 pm #

    Thanks for that Chase – another fantastic and informative insight into how you guys do what you do!

    My feedback for next time would be… Ditch the chat!! It makes it too easy for people to just enter the same thing again and again and they are always stupid questions that have been answered before or are not relevant to what you are doing. Make people communicate their thoughts through twitter, or limit the number of posts each person can make – genuine questions just aren't getting through because of the spammers and theres no way Dartanyon can keep up and block them.

  49. Ramūnas February 25, 2010 at 1:46 pm #

    Great work. A couple of thoughts:
    Use bittorrent for video sharing, that way your servers won't have to carry all the load.
    Have some moderators in the chat, to prevent people from spamming.

  50. David Culton February 25, 2010 at 1:46 pm #

    I watched almost the entire live broadcast today! Thank you so much! It was amazing to spend an afternoon (since I'm a photographer in EST) in your workflow! What a great way to wait out a snow storm. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!

  51. Nate Agnini February 25, 2010 at 1:47 pm #

    Amazing use of technology and taking your policy of sharing to the next level. Thanks.

  52. Bill Lee February 25, 2010 at 1:51 pm #

    Great show… I really appreciated the subtle insights I got by watching you work in a real situation. Unfortunately, I missed the first hour, so I didn't get the same insight into how you culled down 1600 images to a handful in a reasonable amount of time.

    A suggestion: Since you are broadcasting the 30" monitor into a low rez stream, it would helpful to have one of those mouse cursor highlighting utilities that highlight mouse clicks. This would allow us to locate the cursor that is easy to lose in the low rez. By highlighting the clicks, it also helps to emphasize the most important actions: where you are clicking!

    Cheers! Thanks again for your efforts!


  53. browneyedgirl February 25, 2010 at 2:07 pm #

    Chase, I'm a mom of three doing wedding and portrait work in Colorado Springs and I love watching you work. Thanks so much for your generosity and inspiration. I learn so much from you guys (usually late at night after the kids are in bed!) The enthusiasm you all show keeps me pumped to reach my own goals.
    Loved the live broadcast!

  54. Tony O February 25, 2010 at 2:23 pm #

    Excellent broadcast!! Learned a lot!

  55. tim February 25, 2010 at 2:26 pm #

    Really great. I liked hearing about the ultimate vision behind all that photoshop mojo. Without the vision part, it would just be another boring tutorial on layers, etc. But with it? Couldn’t stop watching. Thanks.

  56. cupid February 25, 2010 at 2:37 pm #

    Thanks for the awesome Live event. Do you a recorded video where I watch again?

  57. Matthew Hogan February 25, 2010 at 3:26 pm #

    Definitely post a video please, as I missed it too, but would love to check it out!

  58. Sarah B February 25, 2010 at 3:29 pm #

    Thanks for the awesome webcast,images were cracking, and the ability to have a sneak peak into your post production methods was great too :)

    Thanks for the time and effort you all put in to make it happen, and also thanks for sharing :)

    Sarah (berkshire, uk)

  59. Gary February 25, 2010 at 4:21 pm #

    Loved the webcast, gutted I missed the previous one. If there's any way of showing it again, even just a second run of the stream, I'm sure many of us would be very grateful.

    Gary (SpionKopRed)

  60. Rogan February 25, 2010 at 4:26 pm #

    You guys asking for a replay video, its pretty unlikely – chase explained several times during the broadcast that the cost to him to have a few hours of video hosted online would run into thousands of dollars given the likely hits it would achieve and bandwidth it would devour. He is generous letting us in to begin with but i doubt he'll stretch to paying to give people another opportunity to see it!

  61. Anonymous February 25, 2010 at 6:51 pm #

    Hi Chase,

    I really could watch during working ("sustain") hours. Could you cut the video and post on bittorrent? This way you avoid the nasty bandwidth costs (maybe takiing the hit with the 1st 4 leachers). Then everybody wins…

    Or post bite size chunks on youtube.

    Also could you post the address and chat info for use who want to use a real irc client?

  62. Anonymous February 25, 2010 at 6:57 pm #

    "You guys asking for a replay video, its pretty unlikely" – What about YouTube? Post the snizzle there!

    Holla back with some details!

    Better yet.. throw it on a DVD (cost ya $0.75) and I'll buy it for $9.99!

  63. Matt February 25, 2010 at 9:19 pm #

    Thanks, Chase, for another astonishing behind-the-scenes look! I'm learning a lot from these, and appreciate you all freely sending your work out into the world for the sake of art and creativity.

  64. Alex February 26, 2010 at 12:48 am #

    Hi! Is there any chance that you could post it afterwards aswell? For us that live in a contrary time zone?

    Looking forward to it! ;-)

    / Alex, Sweden

  65. Twitteah February 26, 2010 at 2:10 am #

    Chase, thanks for the live, but listen to me all the guys from the team – you can record shows for free on ustream. No need to pay thousands of bucks. I don't how can you not know it. Read the help here:

    Then, when you're off the air, the previous clips show up. Even if it won't be permanent, it's always better than nothing.

  66. Oliver Collinge February 26, 2010 at 3:04 am #

    Really enjoyed the livecast – thanks.

    Agree with some of the posters above that it would be good to try somehow to tidy up the Q&A; bit so it's not so dominated by spammers. Easier said than done though I guess as you don't want to ditch the chat because of the instant feedback it gives you during the show. Can you limit the number of questions each poster can submit somehow?

    Thanks again. Look forward to the next one.

  67. Anonymous February 26, 2010 at 4:11 am #


    It is really interessting to see so much ignorance about modern technology. I mean, hello it is 2010, as mentioned above, TORRENT is the way to go, take a look how Linux-Distros are shared for the last couple years. Answer: torrent files with checksumms.

    So get your a##es up an share your captured streams, because Chase already have done the hard work. :-)

  68. jussi February 26, 2010 at 4:56 am #

    Loved the show!

    Who gives a rats ass about what server do you use?

    The best things in the show were in the small details of the pictures. The small things that separates the heroes from loosers.

    I loved the fact that I do my editing in a very same way. Quick crop or even small adjustments before deciding what to do with the image.

    Also the choosing between two almost identical images. Loved it and wished to have heard even more dialog between scot and chase about the pics. I know, they don't need to talk anymore but the telepathy does not streem over the internet too well ;P

    I missed the streem from the shoot and it bugs me.

    Anyways this was awsome, but the techpart is useless. D3..who cares, when the light and the details matter.. "the creative side" as it could be discribed.

  69. Jorden February 26, 2010 at 5:02 am #

    Hey Chase,

    Will echo the many comments already posted on this, but will we the two be posted? I was following from Brussels, but got cut during the photoshop part. Would be very much appreciated! Thanks from the grey and cold BRX!

  70. Scott MacKenzie February 26, 2010 at 7:43 am #

    As a student, I NEVER considered creating depth with light!
    God Almighty, that was beautiful!
    Thanks, Thanks, Thanks!

  71. Alexis February 26, 2010 at 7:45 am #

    Is this video going to be posted for those of us that weren't able to watch the live version? I loved that last one, I wish I could have been apart of it!

    Thanks Chase to you and your team for these experiences!

  72. Jonny February 26, 2010 at 8:37 am #

    Would love to see a torrent file from yesterday, watched the morning, but had to go do a shoot after lunch. Thanks again you guys, you've given so much back to the community.

  73. Nathaniel Rosa February 26, 2010 at 10:31 am #

    Thanks so much again Chase for the amazing webcast! It's so inspirational being able to watch professionals do their work, it's almost beautiful!

    - flannol

  74. Gavin Anderson February 26, 2010 at 12:01 pm #

    What a great webcast! Brilliant. I'm a graphic designer come photographer and the passion and drive you show is totally inspirational. More, more, more! Congrats.

  75. Anonymous February 26, 2010 at 1:47 pm #


    Could you please upload the video on Youtube? That wouldn't cost you anything and it will help a lot many users.

  76. Keri February 26, 2010 at 1:57 pm #

    Chase, cracking show once again, with everyone asking about downloading the video in the Q&A; (I missed the start due to my poor internet connection) so i too would like to watch it again, have you considered uploading it as a podcast to iTunes, therefore letting Steve Jobs foot the bandwidth bills instead of paying them yourself ?


  77. Mer Phillips February 26, 2010 at 3:51 pm #

    ah!! i missed it again! hopefully next time i wont have class from 7-3

  78. Matt February 27, 2010 at 10:52 am #

    I can't believe I missed another live event!!! I'm so bummed out. Will you be posting a recording of this later?

  79. gcfriedman February 27, 2010 at 2:44 pm #

    Would re-streaming the original webcast cost less than making it available for download? If so that might be a good compromise for those of us who were stuck at work during the original broadcast.

    PS. Chase, you're awesome. I discovered your blog about two weeks ago and it's already changed the way I shoot and think about photography. Thanks for taking the time to put your knowledge out there for us.

  80. Shawn Chamberlin March 1, 2010 at 12:49 pm #

    I wish i would've caught this one. the photo shoot would've been cool, but i feel like i can learn the most from a photographer's post production routines. everytime you have these things, i'm already booked for the day, DOH! are these videos recorded somewhere, such as youtube, so i can still check them out? i do have to say, you're raising the bar by adding this live experience to shoots. very ambitious and generous, allowing others to see how it all comes together. thanks again chase, you're a driving inspiration to us all. peace.

  81. Pedro March 3, 2010 at 3:35 pm #

    It would be great if you could post some videos of the live events. You could use bittorrent to distribute the "heavy" sized files or you could post on YouTube small selected segments.

    The knowledge you share about photography and your work is simply inspiring. Thank you.

  82. اعلانات مبوبه July 3, 2010 at 12:52 pm #

    PS. Chase, you’re awesome. I discovered your blog about two weeks ago and it’s already changed the way I shoot and think about photography. Thanks for taking the time to put your knowledge out there for us.

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