Over the past few years, I have developed my photography skills in an effort to improve my cinematography. I grew my Instagram Page (@James_Films) to 17K+ followers and continue to post the photographs and digital artwork I create. My work has attracted the attention of major brands, like Adobe, who have reached out to work with me on advertising campaigns. My photography and artwork regularly hit the frontpage of Reddit, including this snowy photo, this coffee cup edit, this rare view of an empty Santa Monica beach, and this tilt-shift photo of Paris. I use photography as a medium to capture my dreams in a viewable form to share with the world. I am always open to new collaborations with brands and fellow photographers/artists. Feel free to reach out to me via email here:

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Latest Work

I work in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Up until the end of November, 2018 I shot my photography exclusively with a Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D modded with Magic Lantern Firmware. Just recently, I switched over to the Sony a7RII and have been using this camera ever since. Shooting with a Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D forced me to hone my editing skills in order to bring back detail and color. I have begun developing tutorials for YouTube to teach others how I create my photography. Below are some of my recent pieces. I live for low light photography.

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Adventure (Location: Morocco)

Photo Composite with Digital Elements | Featured by Adobe

City of Lights

Digital Composite

Rainy Nights at Princeton

The View from my Room

Endless Summer

Photo Composite (Location: Cape May, NJ)

Camping

Digital Composite

Fall at Princeton

Cosmic Aquarium

Digital Composite | Featured by Several Art/Photo Accounts on Instagram

The Forest at Night

Princeton, NJ

Fall Rain

Princeton, NJ

Fall Rain

Featured by the Official Princeton University Page

Lightning over Campus

This is not digital art. I caught this lightning bolt at the perfect time.

Light Streaks

Client Project for Adobe

Can't Stop Won't Stop

Photo/Digital composite

Patronus

Photo/Digital composite shot in Morocco

Loupedeck

Client Project for Loupedeck

Santa Monica

Photo composite

LA at Night

Letter for Hogwarts

Photo/Digital Composite

Norway

Digital composite

Sahara Desert, Morocco

The clearest night sky I've ever seen.

Happiness Comes in Waves

Photo/Digital Composite

Sun Melt

Cape May, NJ

Ghost House

Digital composite

Rainy Glitter

Princeton University

Fall Perspective

East Pyne, Princeton University

Swans

Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia

Fairmount Park, Philadelphia

Italy

Digital composite

Around the Fire

Client photo for Adobe.

Santa Monica Lensball

Client photo for Lensball.

Winter Magic

East Pyne, Princeton University

Winter Dorm View

The view from my dorm

Narnia or New Jersey?

A winter path at Princeton University

Night Camping

Digital Composite

Winter Magic

Little Hall, Princeton University

Surf's Up

Photo composite for @Arfalaa