Chase Jarvis


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Chase Jarvis is a professional photographer and entrepreneur based in Seattle, Washington. He is known for his commercial, advertising, and fine art photography work and has worked with clients such as Apple, Nike, and Red Bull. He is also the founder and CEO of CreativeLive, an online education platform offering live and on-demand photography, video, design, business, and more classes.

Chase Jarvis has received several awards and accolades throughout his career as a professional photographer and entrepreneur. Some of his notable awards include:

  • "Advertising Photographer of the Year" at the Lucie Awards in 2008
  • "Photographer of the Year" at the American Photography Awards in 2010
  • "Technology Innovator of the Year" at the PDN Photo Plus Expo in 2010
  • "Innovator of the Year" award at the Photo District News (PDN) Photo Annual in 2011

Additionally, his work has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Time magazine. He has also been recognized as one of the most influential photographers of his generation by publications such as PDN, American Photo, and Popular Photography.

In addition to his professional work, Jarvis is a well-known author and has written several books on photography and creativity. His books such as "The Best Camera Is The One That's With You: iPhone Photography" and "Creative Calling: Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed in Work + Life."

He is also an advocate for using technology in the creative process. He has been a pioneer in using social media for self-promotion and marketing in the photography industry. He's also a keynote speaker and has spoken on creativity and entrepreneurship at events such as SXSW and Adobe MAX.

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Creative Calling

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