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James Chen

James Chen is a photographer known for excellence in commercial photographic work including: Architecture, Interior Settings, Travel and Hospitality. His photography has also been the primary focus of books featuring architectural design, outstanding homes and gardens.

A graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography, he brings an international reputation with over twenty-five years of experience. His works are widely published in domestic and international journals, brochures and publications including: Home Magazine, House & Garden, House Beautiful, Interior Design, Interiors, and Professional Photographers of America.

Prestigious international clients have relied on his abilities to interpret unique points of view to appeal to audiences in both the east and the west. James has traveled extensively on assignment for major builders, hotels, architects and corporate clients. James Chen has based his photography studio in Santa Barbara, California since 1963.

In addition to photographic assignments, James has given photographic seminars around the world, sponsored by Kodak, Polaroid, Horseman Cameras and others in: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.

Photographic awards:

Merit Award - Golden Nugget
Award of Merit - Art Directors Club of Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence - Hotel Sales Managers Association
Creativity Certificate of Distinction - Art Direction Magazine
VFM Award of Outstanding Achievement - Institutions Magazine
Award of Excellence - San Francisco Society of Communicating Arts
Outstanding Photography - Los Angeles Museum of Natural History
Best in Santa Barbara - Greater Santa Barbara Advertising Federation.

James Chen Photographer - List of Clients