Chase Castor is a documentary and portrait photographer from the Midwest. He has a BS in Electronic Arts from Missouri State University where he studied capturing, editing and producing audio and visual media.

He takes a documentary approach to his work which navigates the intricacies of the human condition from an intimate point of view, focusing on marginalized people and the unique perspectives of the everyperson.

Chase is a contributor to The New York Times, The Washington Post, HuffPost, Vice, and local publications and news outlets. Other clients include Google Fiber, Advil, RW2, Native Digital, Trulia, San Jose Tourism, Overland Park Kansas, and Summerhouse Films. 

Selected Tearsheets

HuffPostMay Rent Is Due, And Hundreds Of Thousands Of Tenants Are Going On Strike

New York Times: The National Media Mob Descends on Iowa

The Pitch: Bringing the Underground to light at Quindaro Underground Railroad Museum

The Pitch: Streetside at The Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Victory Parade

New York Times: You Want to Feed the Hungry? Lovely. Let’s See Your Permit. (print tearsheet)

New York Times: Working to Ensure the ‘Year of the Woman’ Is More Than Just One Year

Vice: This is What Living on Minimum Wage Looks Like

435 Magazine: The Harrison St. DIY Skatepark(print layout)

Ain't-Bad: We're Here if You Need Us Feature

Musée Magazine: We're Here if You Need Us 

VICE: Fight  for 15 Protest in Kansas City

VICE: Fast Food Workers’ Protest Against Trump’s Labor Pick 

VICE: An Abandoned Used Car Lot Is Blowing Up Kansas City’s Food Truck Scene

VICE: Eliminate Food Deserts in Kansas City 

VICE: This Kansas City Restaurant Is Turning Doughnuts into Decadent Meals

The Pitch: Pat Clarke Hoops at Night

The Pitch: St. John's Catholic Club

The Pitch: John’s Space Age Donuts

KCPT Flatland: To Preserve the Species, Eat It

KCPT Flatland: Coming To PeaceConception Abbey Retains Quietude Even After 2002 Murders

KCPT Flatland: Outcry Over Immigration Ban Spans The Weekend In KC

KCPT Flatland: The Hero's Journey 

iGNANT: 'For the Larks'

Format's Film Photographer Feature

Stocksy Film Month

QRO Magazine: Brian Wilson: Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary Tour 

QRO Magazine: Eaux Claires Music Festival 2015 

QRO Magazine: Third Eye Blind 

QRO Magazine: Dr. Dog

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