James is a graduate of the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors. He began his shooting career in Los Angeles and has worked everywhere from there to NYC where he currently has his home base. He has won numerous awards from PDN, American Photography, Communication Arts, The Art Directors Club, The International Color Awards and more. James is extensively published having shot everything from the cover of TIME to advertising campaigns for the likes of Pringles and Skin Ceuticals. Recently he began shooting more architecture and food as well as becoming the Director of Photography at a private school in New Jersey.
Member of the Association of Media Photographers (ASMP)