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VISUAL Q&A: Jason Peterson

15.04.2016

Photo: Jason Peterson

Solid blacks, bright whites and every shade of grey in between: Chicago-based photographer Jason Peterson is a monochromatic master of street photography. Exploring the alleys and streets predominantly of Chicago and New York with his camera or smartphone - always with his headphones on since music is a huge inspiration for him - Jason creates powerful compositions bursting with contrast. He sees his images as a study of massive urban scales vs the human condition.

We asked Jason some questions, questions Jason could only answer with his images…

Who are you?

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Why photography?

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What is your trademark photographic style?

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What truly inspires you?

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Where do you go when you close your eyes?

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Where is home for you?

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How would you describe your lifestyle?

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What makes a great shot?

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How do you view the world?

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What is an important lesson you have learned?

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Interested in seeing more? Find more of Jason´s work on Tumblr or follow him into the dark on Instagram.


Written by Matthew Rycroft


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