Whether he’s shooting a wedding, creating editorial work for clients such as Scoutmob, Adult Swim, Vidal Sassoon, or taking portraits for a gallery show, Atlanta photographer Jason Travis brings limitless enthusiasm and creativity to every shoot. It’s paying off. Atlanta Celebrates Photography included Jason in its 2011 “Ones 2 Watch” list of emerging photographers, and Photo District News named him a One Life 2011 Category Award Winner. Jason’s laid back personality complements the thoughtfulness and dedication with which he approaches every shoot. As a result, Jason’s work feels authentic and vibrant, each shot telling its own story.
A fixture of the Atlanta art scene, Jason has held gallery shows at Young Blood, Puritan Mill, and the Marriot Marquis. In addition, he has curated exhibitions for galleries such as MINT and Beep Beep. He’s getting national attention as well. CNN commissioned Jason to take his acclaimed Persona series to SXSW, joining publications like USA TODAY, Marie Claire and Kotaku in showcasing his work. He’s shot weddings in every setting imaginable, from backyards in his hometown to beaches in Costa Rica, and his background in graphic design helps him create stunning editorial work as well. So whatever the job, Creative Loafing said it best; Jason Travis will be good to you. Thrilled to have him today. Take it away, Jason!
1.Who would you want to play you in a movie?
I would love if either Zack Galifianakis or Jon Hamm could play me in a movie. I’ll leave it up to the casting director.
2. I wish I could… transport to anywhere in the world at anytime.
3. My first style memory… comes from Stanley Kubrick films.
4. I could not live without… a camera.
5. I could live without… mosquitos.
Pick a photo that defines your style:
I love when vintage and modern collide. I’m interested in timelessness, and individuality. Seeking out new ways of reinvention. Being cosmic.