Jim Riche

About the Photographer

After graduating from R.I.T. with a degree in Photography as a Fine Art. From there he moved to Washington DC and began a career as a freelance photographer. He was a part time teaching assistant at the Corcoran College of Art & Design. Soon thereafter he was invited to be a Director of Photography on a stop motion film. This led to a 40 year career in the film/visual effects business.

He has been an Executive Producer with many of the best VFX shops in the country, Digital Domain, Blur, Ntropic, Reel FX and others. For the last 6 years Jim has been developing his photography once again and is now devoting all his time to Fine Art Photography.

Jim and his wife recently had their book published; “Mod Mirage- Mid Century Architecture of Rancho Mirage”. Jim did all the contemporary photography.

His interest in photography as a design tool has led to many shows, awards and assignments. His work is about design, composition, abstract shapes and space. He has been traveling to capture images from Patagonia to Los Angeles, Barcelona, Valencia, New York and many other places.

After moving to the Palm Springs area he developed an interest in the Salton Sea in southern California  which depicts a part of the world that has  been forgotten by man and where man is overwhelmed by nature. This series has been published and won numerous International awards.