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James Y.

Average rating of 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews.

James Yardley is a New York City-based freelance photographer, specializing in culinary, mixology, and product photography. His experience as a bartender and as the in-house photographer for NYC Best Bars makes him a true creative partner for any bar, restaurant, or hospitality-related brand.

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Canon EOS R | Canon EOS 760D (Rebel T6s)


Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 | Canon 50mm f/1.8 | Canon 16-35mm f/2.8




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What do you love about your job?

Most of all, I love leaving every person better than how I found them. I've found that working on creative projects with others gives me a unique opportunity to make someone smile and inspire them to pursue whatever it is they are passionate about.

What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?

I've done most of my work in food & drink as well as product photography. I understand the anticipation and stress that can be present during a shoot and my specialty is to quickly turn that into a relaxed and good time. My clients are always looking forward to the next shoot with me.

Awards, honors, and recognitions received

I've received a lot of recognition from my mom as well as my Instagram followers for my photography.

A fun fact about this photographer

I studied music and toured professionally with Broadway shows for many years before moving to New York City.

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