James Vedder Imaging

See deeply in order to better photograph; photograph in order to see more deeply. -JNV dates are upload dates

A different view of Paris

Captured on film.


Street Scene, NYC, 2013

Backlit Glass

NYC Hotel lobby, 2013

Building Reflection, NYC

From hotel window, 2013.

Clark's Bar Spigots

Observed while waiting for dinner.

Having a Smoke

NYC street scene

Mini-Garden in Town

Telluride, CO 2013 a nice spot of green on a shopping street.

On the Other Platform

NYC Subway, 2013. Anyone over there taking a photo of us?


You feel the history; Sir Isaac Newton...

Painting in the Rain, Moscow

Scenes in Moscow

Parliament Building, Ottawa


Quebec City Street in the Rain

Red Square1

Scenes in Moscow Red Square in the Rain

St Basil & Kremlin

Scenes in Moscow - Red Square

Tower with Detail

Campanile Tower, Venice

Tower with Detail

Section of Campanile Tower, Venice. I took the long shot' as an aid to a sketch I was making. Going over the photos later, I was fascinated by the semi-abstract windows, [a crop & blowup from the left photo, thanks to my Nikon!]

Town & Country

Central Park, a beautiful Oasis

View From St James Park, London

I lived near St James for 5 months, saw this every day! Wow!


Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, 2013

Patagonia, Torres del Paine

"Torres del Paine" in Spanish is the name of the National Park and also of mountain towers within this range of the Andes.


Arctic photos from Svalbard, Norway and north to 82 degrees, Aug-Sep 2018

Images for Essays

images, slides to insert into essays

Fine Art, Doges Palace, Venice

I arose early on a November morning to be first in line; I wanted the forms and textures of he arches and columns without tourists in the frame. Doges were nominated by the City Council to govern Venice.

Artwork by Hand Helps us See

A few sketches, drawings, paintings to help us see for photography


Selected photos from Philippines, Thailand, Japan, etc.


Mostly flowers and small animals


Light and Lighting

Guest Artists

The woman’s eyes blend into the dark around her. The artist is “photographer Sebastion Unrau,... Deutschland.” He started in 2015! Nicole S is a young woman not afraid to experimebnt and

Black and White

Images that emphasize texture, form etc.


Images of Africa, Asia, and Europe


The Shared Beauty of Nature


Images from Morocco, Kenya, Tanzania, Tunisia and other African countries.