Hi. I'm James Jackson, a freelance lifestyle and editorial photographer based in Washington DC. Working in studio or on location, I create emotive photographs of food, people, and places. 

My client and personal work have been featured in ELLE, GQBon Appetit, the GuardianThrillist, Zagat, and other national and international publications. In March of 2015 the Guardian said I was one of the best urban Instagrammers in the US. In September of 2015 I was invited by the Obama White House to photograph Pope Francis' arrival ceremony. I have an eye for details and quiet moments that many people miss. And I've spent the last three years visually immersed in the burgeoning food and lifestyle scene here in DC, which is now rising to national prominence.

I’m available for DC-regional assignments, as well as on-location assignments worldwide. I’d love to hear from you. Please say hello!

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