Jason Arnold

Jason Arnold is an award-winning Florida-based photographer and director. A third-generation commercial fisherman, Arnold learned to respect marine wildlife at a very young age. His passion for the sea continued as he spent his formative years as a professional surfer.

 

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After graduating from the Art Institute with a BA degree in Commercial Photography, Arnold's talent was recognized by some of the most well-known sports and celebrity photographers. He spent many years shooting professionally for the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB and other professional sports leagues. His photos graced the pages of the New York Times, USA Today, Sports Illustrated and ESPN Magazine. In addition to action photography, Arnold is also well-known for his iconic portraits of pro athletes. Some of his celebrity portraits include: Tiger Woods, Lebron James, Shaquille O'Neal, Michael Phelps and many more.

While the world of sports photography was action-packed, Jason never lost his attachment to the sea. He began shooting outdoor commercial photography as a side project, but this soon became his passion.

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Today, Jason Arnold's photography is regularly featured in Sport Fishing Magazine, Florida Sport Fishing and other top magazines in the outdoor industry. He is also the go-to photographer and cinematographer for leading companies in the boating, fishing and outdoor industries. Some of his clients include: Ocean Kayak, AFTCO, Yeti, Shimano, Eagle Claw, Okuma, Yo Zuri, Hoo-Rag, Cressi Dive Gear and many more. He is a Polaroid Professional and has won three Addy (American Advertising) Awards.

 

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Jason currently shoots a Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless camera and DS161 strobe.

 

Awards + Achievements

  • 2014 America Advertising Awards Gold
  • 2015 America Advertising Awards Gold
  • 2016 America Advertising Awards Gold
  • Brand Ambassador for: Mercury Motors, Aftco, Cressi Dive, Minn Kota, Humminbird, Barker Boats
  • Bluefish photo on display at The George W. Bush Presidential Library, 2005-present

 

Connect with Jason

Instagram @Jason_Arnold_Creative

Portfolio jasonarnoldphoto.com

Facebook @JasonArnoldCollection

 

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