About - Kial James Photography


• Photo Meetups, contact me for more info on the next photo meetup in the Grass Valley / Nevada City areas.

• My work is now featured at the Alexander Gallery and Intero Real Estate office in downtown Nevada City.

• I’ll be teaming up with the Tahoe National Forest as an ambassador for their Annual TNF Photo Contest. There is still time to enter and show off your shutterbug skills, details here: http://www.fs.usda.gov/tahoe/

Kial James is a self-taught photographer and artist, based in Nevada City, California, whose work is layered by outdoor, scenic and Yuba River based photography. Kial’s images are infused with colorful landscapes, stunning astro photography and unique perspectives of his subject matter at hand. With natural light as his muse, Kial has consistently captured his subjects in timeless and expansive photographic impressions, utilizing the tool of his artistic eye and camera in hand to approach the natural environment with unique perspectives.

Searching for beautiful and treasured destinations, Kial harnesses the power of natural light and opportunistic weather patterns to portray the beauty of the natural world around us. For his commercial-based work, Kial takes the same artistic approach often times by utilizing his unique vision and drawing from his 25+ years as a professional designer with an uncanny ability to understand the concepts at hand before it takes true shape and form through the lens.

All the while, respecting the clients time and budget while taking a professional, yet approachable and easy-to-work-with attitude, whilst capturing timeless images for campaigns and advertorial work. Kial’s work has been featured in a multitude of magazines and websites around the world, including multiple covers, advertorial and editorial images. Featured on sites, Forbes.com, KTVU.com, OutsideOnline.com, and print publications like Society of Camera Operators, ProMoviemaker, Cameraman, Screen Africa, POST, Digital Studio Middle East, Asia Image, American Cinematographer, the Sundance Film Festival and Videomaker.

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