My name is James and I shoot photos for a living. I am passionate about architecture and design, and I have been in love with photography for most of my life. So naturally, I chose to shoot spaces. I embrace the challenges involved, the problem-solving, all the technical aspects. But mostly what keeps me fired up is the satisfaction I get during every shoot. It happens when I collaborate with my client to tell the story of a project through an image. Because there is always that one image that speaks to me. That's the one that is worth a thousand words.
I studied Architecture for 2 years at California College of Arts and Crafts, then transferred to Photography. I went on to receive a BFA with honors in Photography from CCAC in 2007. Before that I received an AA in Commercial Photography from Seattle Central Community College in 2002.
I currently live in Oakland, California with my wife Haley.