An editorial photographer with an extensive background in production. With over 8 years of being a project manager for photo shoots and media related gigs, James attacks every job with enthusiasm and his sense of humor.


1/16 – 1/16

Still Photographer Being Terri J. Vaughn

BET — Reality/Doc (TV) — BET Centric Details
1/16 – 1/16

Responsibility of capturing candid moments as well as staged studio settings.

7/15 – 7/15

Still Photographer Lenovo FOC — Internet — Vox Media Details
7/15 – 7/15

Behind the scenes photographer, capturing the daily goings of on-set production and filming. Being everywhere while camera was rolling and getting intimate details as well. 24 hour turn around for images was necessary.

3/15 – 3/15

Camera Operator ( JVC GY-HM600) Florida State Relays (Track&Field)

Internet — Sports (TV) — FloSports Details
3/15 – 3/15

Camera operator for a live webcast of the Florida State Relays (Track&Field) in Tallahassee, FL at the Florida State Track Facility. Filming all events, capturing close up shots and pivotal moments of various races.

2/15 – 2/15

Still Photographer Junk Food Flip Pilot

COOKING — Reality/Doc (TV) — Lion Television Details
2/15 – 2/15

Capturing still footage of cast and talent in action. Also photographing behind the scenes stills for network and show usage.

7/14 – 7/14

Still Photographer It's You

KEM — Music Video — Motown Records Details
7/14 – 7/14

Photographing stills of talent on set. Creating a full photo shoot experience using props and lighting already set up by production crew.

8/13 – 10/13

Key Production Assistant (Camera production assistant ) Storage Wars: NY Pilot

A&E — Reality/Doc (TV) — Original Productions Details
8/13 – 10/13

Assisting the DP and ADP. Setting up Go-pro shots and logging shots captured. Assisting with production needs i.e running errands, driving talent and crew around and ordering lunch. Delegating responsibilities of other production assistants.


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Class of '07

Savannah State University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Mass Communication/Media Studies

My Gear

  • 18-55mm
  • 24-70mm
  • 50mm
  • 70-300mm
  • Canon Mark 3
  • Canon t3i
  • GoPro Hero 3


  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.


  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Art Direction
  • Creative Direction
  • Digital Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Image Manipulation
  • Microsoft Office
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Retouching
  • Web Design