James Haskins is a Richmond based photojournalist who is published regularly in a number of local and regional newspapers and magazines. James also works extensively for a national sports wire service covering collegiate and professional sports.
James’ personal artistic projects are almost always black and white and are influenced by his years of experience with film in a traditional darkroom and inspired by finding the beauty in simplicity.
In 2013, James received a first place award for "Photo Illustration" and a second place award for "Pictorial Photography" from the Virginia Press Association. In 2014, James received a second place award for "Feature Photo" and a third place award for "Pictorial Photo" from the Virginia Press association. In 2015, James received three first place awards, one for a "Sports Feature Photo," one for a "Sports News Photo" and one for a "Breaking News Photo." James also received a third place award for a "Sports Feature Photo" all from the Virginia Press Association.
James holds a BFA in Photography/Photojournalism from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and is a member of the National Press Photographers Association.