Scott Chernis first picked up a camera while attending Tulane University, where a desire to understand the music and culture of New Orleans fueled his early photographic endeavors. Based in San Francisco, Scott continues to work with musicians and is the resident photographer at the SFJAZZ Center. During the past 20 years his work has encompassed a wide range of commercial and arts-based clients. Scott continues to travel to New Orleans to expand his documentation of the city’s vibrant music scene. His work has been published and presented across many platforms around the world, including a 2012 book, “10 Years with Intersection,” which chronicles a jazz series at San Francisco’s Intersection for the Arts.