Kerrick James has photographed the American West and Pacific Rim for over 25 years as a travel journalist, with more than 200 magazine and book covers and hundreds of features illustrated.
His credits include Natl. Geo. Adventure, Arizona Highways, Sunset, Popular Photography, Conde Nast Traveler UK, Alaska Airlines Magazine, VIA, Delta Sky, EnCompass, Outdoor Photographer and many more.
In the past decade Kerrick has taught nearly 50 photo workshops in a wide variety of locations in Arizona, Alaska, Montana, Utah, New Mexico, Hawaii, California, Baja California, Costa Rica, Panama and Zambia. He's taught for Arizona Highways Photo Workshops, on cruise ship based trips sponsored by Pentax, and now, his own company, KJ Photo Safaris.
Kerrick has used Pentax cameras and optics his entire career and is a Pentax Brand Ambassador at trade shows and in numerous ads and videos. Kerrick also writes features for travel media, samples on request.
Kerrick is an active member of SATW (Society of American Travel Writers), TEOE (Through Each Other's Eyes), and president of TJG (Travel Journalist Guild). He resides in Arizona with his sons Shane, Royce and Keanu.
Photo Safaris Coordinator
Julie will carefully attend to all your requests and concerns, from booking, deposits, travel arrangements, to travel insurance and more. Her goal is to ensure that everyone has all the info they need prior to the workshops re pack and prep etc., so you can concentrate on your photography. She knows that these are bucket list trips for many of you, and will work with you directly to make your trip experience seamless and remarkable.