James' photography exposes the interdependent and often conflicted relationship between humanity and the natural environment. He has worked in the wilderness of Massachusetts' Quabbin Region, the cities of New York, Boston and Worcester, the Delmarva Peninsula and Eastern Shore of Virginia, the Outer Banks of North Carolina and most recently the Blackstone River region of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. James' images have been featured in solo exhibitions at the Jewish Community Center of Worcester, the Sorenson Center for the Arts at Babson College and the Westborough Public Library. His work has also been exhibited at the Brush Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts, the Rockport Art Association and the Griffin Museum of Photography. He has self-published a number of photography related books including most recently, Mysteries of Manteo, available on Blurb. Images from the portfolio, "Constructing Quabbin" were published in the June 2015 issue of Black and White Magazine from which James received a Merit Award. His image "Goodby Isaac" was recently included in the juried exhibition, "Celebration of Trees" at Photoplace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont.
James is a graduate of the Professional Photography Program of the Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University and has also participated in workshops at the International Center of Photography, Maine Media College and the Griffin Museum of Photography. James is associate professor of management at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts where he teaches entrepreneurship and talent development. His scholarlay interests center on creative careers and personal development. He is the author or co-author of numerous papers and books on talent and talent development. He lives in Grafton Massachusetts with his wife Chris.