About Jeff Chase – Guest Photographer

Artist Statement

“Photography has been a passion for me since I got my first camera at age 6.  It was a Brownie Box Camera which introduced me to the idea of capturing a moment in time which, most likely, no one else saw.  At age 14, I set up my own darkroom and would spend hours trying to edit and perfect what I had seen through the camera’s lens.  In high school and in college I furthered my education by taking all the photography classes available.  Once digital photography became the norm, I continued to advance my skills by learning Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.  These tools have furthered the way photographers can use their photos to “paint” imagery that they saw in their mind’s eye, images that were only imagined while looking through the lens of a camera.   This level of advancement has opened a new world for me, allowing me to not only capture images but also to interpret what I see.  However, after all these years, I am still after the same thing – trying to capture a moment in time that has gone unnoticed by anyone else.  It is truly a passion that will keep me fascinated the rest of my life.”

Jeff Chase is a photographer and painter who lives in Wilmington, NC.  He also spent over 20 years as an art dealer in Boston MA.  Over the last 20 years, he has participated in over 30 exhibitions in Florida, New York, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Michigan.