James is a photographer who labored thirty years as a newspaper photojournalist, ten of them freelancing for a number of New England and NYC dailies, and twenty of them as a staff photographer for Worcester’s own Telegram & Gazette. He is now freed from the constraints of assignments and makes images wherever and of whatever calls out to him. Although he has no actual photo ideology, he subscribes to the code, “If It Looks Good, Shoot It”. His subject matter ranges from portraits to street photography and from fabricated images to travel exotica.
James studied photography at the California Institute of the Arts and has a bachelor’s degree in literature from UVM.