Scott Chernis is a freelance photographer based in San Francisco. He first picked up a camera while attending Tulane University in New Orleans. What began as a passion for jazz and the music and culture that is uniquely New Orleans has evolved into a career shooting a wide range of subject matter. He continues to photograph musicians both in SanFrancisco and New Orleans and his clientele includes the U.S State Department, Universities, Tech Startups and local non-profits. His first book 10 Years with Intersection The Jazz Series was published in 2013. Whether he is on location with the president of the United States or photographing in a classroom with middle school music students, Scott Chernis will put a piece of himself into every assignment.