Artist Insider 14:5 – Jeremy Cowart – Backup | August 1, 2006

Insider: Jeremy Cowart

Yesterday was focused on the reason for the Africa trip, today is focused on the logistics of major international trips and some closing thoughts.

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  • Did you know you would be doing a book while on the trip?
  • Logistically, how did it work to travel and take about 5,000 images?
  • How much hard drive did you take up?
  • Any advice for anyone who wants to be a traveling photographer?
  • Do you carry a lot of insurance on your equipment?
  • Did you rely on battery power?
  • What is your favorite thing about the project?
  • Who do the proceeds from the sell of Hope in the Dark go to?
  • Who do you look to for inspiration?
  • Do you take classes or lessons?
  • Where do you expect to be in the future?

Tomorrow we sit down with an expert in getting songs on the radio.

Running time: 11 minutes 33 seconds

Artist Insider 14:4 – Jeremy Cowart – Hope in the Dark | July 31, 2006

Insider: Jeremy Cowart

This is a very special segment to both Jeremy and us at Artist Insider. There is a very important story told in this segment, so we let it run. We encourage you to learn more about the issues facing the people in Africa.

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  • What is Jeremy Cowart passionate about?
  • How did your passion for Africa develop?
  • Did you visit any refugee camps?
  • Who should people contact to get involved or go there?
  • When and where do the images for the book come from?

Make sure you check out Hope in the Dark. Tomorrow Jeremy will tell of the logistical side of being a traveling photographer. One more note, Hope in the Dark is not to line Jeremy’s pocket, rather it is to help several non-profits who are dedicated to helping the people of Africa.

Running time: 15 minutes 25 seconds

Artist Insider 14:3 – Jeremy Cowart – Four Guys | July 28, 2006

Insider: Jeremy Cowart

It is odd when you wake up expecting to see a post you had prepped the previous night and it is not here. Well, this segment is all about photography & Flickr.

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  • What is the range of a photo shoot cost?
  • People are paid to shoot at a location?
  • What is your draw to different textures?
  • Who owns the pictures?
  • What is Flickr?
  • How many years have you done Flickr or how many photos have you added?
  • Is Flickr creating a standard?
  • Are you worried about people using your stuff on Flickr?

After this weekend we will have a very special segment with Jeremy.

Running time: 11 minutes 47 seconds

Artist Insider 14:2 – Jeremy Cowart – Camera Phone | July 27, 2006

Insider: Jeremy Cowart

Today the discussion in about Jeremy’s time at Pixelgraser and early in his Photography career.

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  • How did you charge your clients?
  • Did you have a written agreement with your clients?
  • After pixelgraser, what was next? What were the steps?
  • Are you all digital camera now?
  • What type of camera do you use now?
  • How do you prep for a shoot?

Tomorrow is mostly about photography.

Running time: 10 minutes 44 seconds

Jeremy Cowart | July 26, 2006

Jeremy started his creative career as a backup singer for such bands as Alabama, John Denver, Sandi Patty, and many more when he was very young. Later when looking at college he wanted to be a painter, but others persuaded him to look at Graphic Arts. After college he worked for a couple companies and one day decided to set off on his own and founded Pixelgrazer, a web design company. Eventually he moved into what he is most known for: Great images.

He mostly photographs musical acts, like Andrew Peterson, Ryan Starr, Bebo Norman, Rebecca St. James, Savannah, most recently Switchfoot, and many more. He has shot the cover of many CDs, magazine covers, and for MTV Execs. Read more