Name: Jason M.peterson
Book: The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Movie: Wings of desire
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
Artists: ed Ruscha,Pierre Koenig, joe strummer
Music: American hardcore
Cars: BMW M series
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!