Jason M Peterson

September 24, 2017 by Laura Gomez


Photo Interview:

Name: Jason M.peterson
Age: 48
Birthday: November
College: naw
Color: silver
Book: The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Movie: Wings of desire
Food: Taco’s
Quote: If I can’t do it Homie, it can’t be done.

For how long have been in photography? 20+ years How did you start? High school photo classes

How would you define yourself as an artist? In the pursuit of perfection

Where do you find inspiration? Listening to music very loud walking the city.

Who has been the greatest inspiration in your life today? Henry Rollins

What for you is the most enjoyable part of your photography? The hunt for am image that makes you feel

Is Brainstorming not the only creative method use to create new concepts? I don’t know what you mean. I don’t brain storm, I zone out

Please could you tell us about photography and digital technology? It means nothing. A great image has nothing to do with a camera

What type of camera do you use most? Leica Q or iPhone

What is your favorite lens? Ultra wide 11mm

some short questions now…

Describe your style: “Define yourself”… a study of the human condition vs urban sprAwl.

Art Fairs: nerd shit

Museums: I love things that make me feel small.

Cities: chicago, Barcelona, Tokyo

Travels: everyday

Artists: ed Ruscha,Pierre Koenig, joe strummer

Music: American hardcore

Cars: BMW M series

Drones: yes

Mobile App: waze

Who are the artist’s you admire the most? 13th witness, Daniel Arsham, Chance the Rapper

What are your next projects? Adidas photo walk, Red Bull photo talk on shooting music, Art Basel prints and popsicles

What has been your most memorable assignment and why? Shooting the Chicago Bulls for the first time. They announced me at the game as a guest photographer

What are your favourite three images you have shot recently?


How important is an awesome website for your business? Websites are for old people

What’s the most important quality a photographer needs to have? Being Humble.

Which of your projects has given you the most satisfaction? Shooting live music

List of your clients? Volvo, adidas, Perrier, chicago Bulls, Leica,

Who are the photographer’s you admire the most? Peter Lindburg, Harry Callahan,

What about architects and designers? Tibor Kalman

Define Klassik Magazine for the audience? Awe-inspiring!

Instagram: @jasonmpeterson