James Aiken, Photographer
James Aiken, Photographer by Jo Ann Tomaselli, former featured artist
As a photographer, one of my great pleasures is to view an image by another photographer and have my breath taken away. I can honestly say that this happens every time I see an image by New York City artist James Aiken. Possing masterful architectural perception and visual story telling capabilities, James coaxes the beauty out of NYC. His images traverse the undiscovered beauty in Central Park and Grand Central Station then delve into the rarely visited underbelly of back alleys and subway stations.
A virtuoso of the zone system – the gold standard of B&W photography – his exceptionally executed images of landmarks and abstracts jump off the page, grab your attention and take you on a visual journey. I know you’ll enjoy the rhythm, detail, grit, grime and beauty of James’ entire portfolio so I highly recommend…
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