Balancing Photo and Video on Tour ft Jake Chams (Lorde, Panic at the Disco, Marshmello)

Balancing Photo and Video on Tour ft Jake Chams (Lorde, Panic at the Disco, Marshmello)
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This week on the podcast let’s welcome Jake Chams who is a tour photographer and videographer. Jake has toured with artists such as Panic At The Disco, Lorde, and Marshmello. This episode has a ton of great lessons on why everyone should keep an open mind to learning while on the road. There’s a ton of laughing in this one so brace yourself for another week of Don’t Shit on the Bus.

In this episode of the Don’t Shit On The Bus podcast we will learn:

• How impactful a photographer/videographer is on a tour
• Why Jake always has an open mind to learning on tour
• About Jake’s major injury from touring
• When you to have your camera ready and when to put it away around artists

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(00:00) Intro
(02:11) Patreon
(02:37) Jake gets on the bus
(03:55) How Jake got on tour with Panic at the Disco
(10:28) Knowing social boundaries
(14:37) Being opened to learning
(19:50) Wearing multiple hats on tour
(22:48) Niche jobs at different touring levels
(25:13) Why artist want someone for both photo and video
(28:51) What makes the music industry so brutal
(30:58) Experienced photographer/videographer vs new photographer/videographer
(35:59) Jake’s accident
(43:29) How Jake prepares for a tour
(48:20) Wrap up notes
(48:25) Shower Shoes



Jake Chams – Guest

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Adam Elmakias – Host

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Edited & Produced by Connor Gaskey