I don't know Mr. Jarvis personally, but I've been following his work for a while, and the magical land of the internet has allowed me to get a feeling for his personality and process, it's the next best thing to actually knowing someone. Well, not really, there is no substitute for analog relationships, not yet anyway.
Chase Jarvis is a photographer, videographer, and author. If the internet is any measure of his day to day activity, he is constantly working on something. In addition to being a technically precise photographer with any camera, or phone, he has a magical way of bringing out the character in his subject, and everyone knows that's the secret of what makes a photograph interesting.
In this video, Mr. Jarvis is challenged to take pro quality photos with a camera made of lego bricks. The video illustrates that he can create interestingly composed images with the most rudimentary gear, although the image quality isn't all that good with this lego camera, his methods remain the same, and it's his methods that I would like you to focus on. His personality is what allows him to get such interesting shots, his technical skill is what makes those interesting shots amazing. It's a symbiotic relationship.
The following video shows a man who is confident even while doing something that most people would laugh at, a man who is not afraid of laughing at himself, and a man who does not hesitate to go after what he wants, and those are the things about him that inspire me most.
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