Jason Gardner tells stories visually. He specializes in photographing music, portraits, and travel. He is currently documenting traditional musicians and culture in Brazil's Northeastern states.
Based in Brooklyn, NY, his photography has been published by The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Photo District News, Time Out New York, New York Magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Daily News, SPIN Magazine, Harvard University’s Revista Magazine, Relix Magazine, and Global Rhythm Magazine.
He has completed assignments for Stern Magazine, Gourmet Magazine, Epitaph Records, Putumayo Records, AFS International, Adelphi University, and various corporations, nonprofits, and design companies. Jason was the official photographer for Celebrate Brooklyn’s 2008 season, shooting over 25 performances in one summer.
Jason was recently selected as a Finalist in PDN/National Geographic Traveler’s World in Focus travel photography contest. The Brazilian Consulate General of New York sponsored an exhibition of his work in 2007. He is a member of The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).