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Last Activity:
Jan 07, 2023
Depends on Assignment
Jul 03, 2005

About Me

I've been shooting for almost 20 years now.  I started in nature and macro photography, and have been published numerous times for my nature and wildlife work including several cover photos for park magazines.

I started shooting portraiture along the way, mostly for friends who needed pictures done, but as time has gone on, I've been shooting more and more portraits. I now shoot a steady stream of senior portraits and weddings, with some modeling photography thrown into the mix. I enjoy working with people, and I am an educator by profession. While the majority of my work to this point has been outdoor, I do have a small indoor studio space that I have been building up recently. It's not huge, but it is working for me.  I can, as need be, travel with a small studio kit to shoot on location.  I've shot several portraits in studio and I'd love to shoot some higher fashion model work here.

I typically provide models with 8-10 of the best images from our shoot, fully retouched, with the option of negotiating for rights to the full DVD of all images, unedited, from the shoot. I do shoot some tfp and some paid work, depending on what you're looking for and what kinds of ideas you bring to the table.

TATTOO E-BOOK PROJECT!  My winter 2015-2016 personal art project was a photo book documenting people with tattoos, matched with the stories behind the ink.  The book "Ink!" is available now on Amazon at

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"Jim was wonderful to work with! From meeting, to the end of the shoot I felt very comfortable, and conversation flowed easily. When it comes to photography, this guy knows what he is doing. He has many lenses, backdrops, and lights and knows exactly how to use them. Honestly the way he sets up a scene perfectly before he shoots is an art and it made for stunning photographs. I really look forward to working with Jim again. " Read less

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"Very professional, easy to bounce ideas off of. He has a very good eye for his shots and does a amazing job at getting the perfect shot. He is very kind and he let me hold his bunny for some photos!" Read less

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Credit Notes

Amber J. Stowell:  MM#4165797
Rebecca Vaughan:  MM#3094621
Kristin Edwards:  MM#3116405
Shelby Ogden:  MM#3123203

Member, Professional Photographer's Society of New York, Finger Lakes Chapter
Executive Board, Finger Lakes Photo Guild, 2013-current
Education Chair, Finger Lakes Photo Guild, 2015-current
Staff Photographer, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, 2005-current
Graduate of the New York Institute of Photography, 2005
VP Western Reserve Photographic Society (2003 - 2005)
Photo Lab Printer 1999-2005