Jason is the face of National Geographic Channels's Pure Photography. These short documentaries follow him on assignment as he chronicles the world's natural wonders.
With a macro lens the world gets larger as your subjects get smaller. In rainforests as on coral reefs the longer you sit the more you see. Everything is food for something else, so you need to have your eyes open to find creatures adapted to a life of stealth.
While shooting warriors in the torrential tropical rain, protective covers can be constrictive. While the last thing you need is a piece of equipment dying at a crucial moment, neither do you want impediments to get in the way.
Stepping into Scotts Hut in Antarctica, a time capsule of early exploration, Jason discovers Herbert Pontings century old darkroom, a find of particular resonance.
However much you understand the complexities of an issue or the needs of communities and families, seeing a tree felled just never feels right. It also feels more uncomfortable when it happens in countries with little or no regulation or monitoring.
I’m incredibly drawn to micro environments where countless species inhabit small spaces. The longer you spend watching a small piece of reef the more you see of the myriad complexities and interactions of life in the sea.
Greenland, with about 60,000 residents, ranks as one of the most sparsely inhabited countries on Earth. Jason sets out to capture the everyday lives of people in remote communities and see how they survive in such an unforgiving landscape.