James C. Ritchie has always had an interest in art and photography, but it wasn't until after he retired that he was able to devote himself to serious"artistic endeavors. During the two decades since, he has taken an autodidactic path from snapshooting to fine art photography.
His award-winning work, which is exhibited regionally and nationally, is enjoyed by an international audience and owned in a growing number of private, corporate, and commercial collections. International Photography Awards (IPA) named him 2019 Professional Photographer of the Year in the "Special"category for his "Night Lights" series. As a category winner, he was also a finalist for the prestigious 2019 Lucie Award.
James is lives and works in Detroit, Michigan.