I was born in London in 1966 and have lived in the Washington DC area since 1987. I've been a keen photographer for as long as I can remember.
Photography-Related Positions Held
My photographs are hanging in dozens of private collections as well as in one public collection - four of my photographs
were purchased by the DC Government's Art Bank
for their permanent collection. Those photographs are currently on permanent display as part of the DC City Hall Art Collection.
My images have been published on various news websites, including CNN
, the Loudon Connection
, WAMU 88.5
, Grist Magazine
and the New Colonist
, and in physical publications including the Washington Post
, Washington Post Express
, Washingtonian Magazine
and Washington Life Magazine
. They were also used on-air during a news broadcast by WTTG, Fox Channel 5 in DC
*CNN used a series of my photographs as the basis for an iReport on severe flooding in El Salvador in 2009.
Some of my photographs were included in the 2006 edition
of the Bradt Travel Guide to Ethiopia
Exhibition information can be found in the news
Pro Bono Work
I have donated my photographic services to local non-profits such as City Dogs Rescue
, DC Volunteer Lawyers Project
, Washington Animal Rescue League
, Community of Hope
, Scottie's Place
and DC Scores
In April 2012, I appeared as the guest for episode three of Arlington Independent Media's Behind the Lens
If you have a question about a particular photo or if you'd like to enagage me for an assignemnt, please email me at james [at] jamescalder [dot] com
Buying Images / Limited Editions
All images are available for direct purchase from this website for personal use (P), either as digital downloads or as limited edition
prints - all editions are limited to a combined total of 50 of a particular image printed at any size smaller than 16" x 24". For prints 16" x 24" or larger, the edition is limited to a combined total of 20 prints of a particular image. Some images are available for purchase under a commercial license agreement (C). Clicking the "buy this photo" button will show which options are available for any individual photograph.
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All images are copyright © James Calder - all rights reserved.