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Photographer: James Hager  (Karma=6285)
near Denver, CO USA 

About: I am a freelance nature and travel photographer living near Denver, CO, USA. I joined to share my work, and through your comments improve it. You can see more of my work at www.jameshagerphoto.com.

I grew up near Philadelphia, PA, being exposed to photography (No pun intended.) because both my father and paternal grandfather were avid amateur photographers. I started shooting in elementary school with a Kodak Brownie that had been my mother's when she was young. I moved up to a 35mm point-and-shoot in middle school, and bought my first 35mm SLR in high school, a Minolta X-570.

After high school, I followed the respectable course of going to college and grad school to become an aerospace engineer. I landed a job with McDonnell Douglas in Long Beach, CA, and had fun developing and using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes. After seven years of interesting work, I had the urge to move on and find something more fulfilling to do with my life.

In 2001, I took a year-long leave-of-absence and traveled around the world in order to figure out what I wanted to do when I grew up. Before departing, I bought a Minolta Maxxum-7 system. I discovered that traveling and photography were a whole lot of fun, so I quit my job and sold my house to become unemployed and homeless, and continued traveling. (I don't know why the unemployed and homeless are considered disadvantaged ? I was having a ball!) I also switched to a Canon system based on the EOS-1V. In 2003, I tried a stint at seminary to explore what I thought was a call to ministry, and discovered that I sorely missed travel and photography. That was the final input to let me know that travel and nature photography is what I was designed to do.

I began the switch to digital capture in September 2004 with a Canon EOS-1D Mark II (primarily for wildlife action), and completed the switch in December 2004 with a Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II (primarily for landscapes).


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Picture Title - Wood Door, Fancy Hinge


Wood Door, Fancy Hinge
James Hager
Comments 2
Views 901
Rating Pending / 1 
Canon EOS-1Ds Mk II


Picture Title - Red Door, Metal Handle


Red Door, Metal Handle
James Hager
Comments 2
Views 275
Rating Pending / 2 
Canon EOS-1Ds Mk II


Picture Title - Cross Hinge


Cross Hinge
James Hager
Comments 5
Views 289
Rating Pending / 1 
Canon EOS-1Ds Mk II


Picture Title - Red Door with Ornate Hardware


Red Door with Ornate H
James Hager
Comments 7
Views 446
Rating 5.60 / 5 
Canon EOS-1Ds Mk II


Picture Title - Gothic Door, Ornate Hinges


Gothic Door, Ornate Hi
James Hager
Comments 4
Views 5930
Rating 6.50 / 3 
Canon EOS-1Ds Mk II


Picture Title - Face in the choir


Face in the choir
James Hager
Comments 4
Views 296
Rating Pending / 1 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Ceiling of St. Kastorkirche


Ceiling of St. Kastork
James Hager
Comments 3
Views 315
Rating Pending / 2 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Window seat


Window seat
James Hager
Comments 5
Views 306
Rating Pending / 2 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Well in Corte Bressano


Well in Corte Bressano
James Hager
Comments 3
Views 311
Rating Pending / 1 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - "Snail" stairs (Contarini del Bovolo)


"Snail" stairs (Contar
James Hager
Comments 8
Views 458
Rating Pending / 2 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Broom


Broom
James Hager
Comments 2
Views 261
Rating Pending / 0 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Bird ornament


Bird ornament
James Hager
Comments 2
Views 291
Rating Pending / 1 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Columns


Columns
James Hager
Comments 10
Views 356
Rating 5.36 / 7 
MJinolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Side dome


Side dome
James Hager
Comments 4
Views 318
Rating 5.70 / 3 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Choir-stall angel


Choir-stall angel
James Hager
Comments 2
Views 318
Rating Pending / 0 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Anti-shadows


Anti-shadows
James Hager
Comments 16
Views 334
Rating 5.34 / 12 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Chapterhouse ceiling


Chapterhouse ceiling
James Hager
Comments 3
Views 412
Rating Pending / 1 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Circular stairs


Circular stairs
James Hager
Comments 7
Views 317
Rating 5.83 / 3 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Apartment in Windsor Castle


Apartment in Windsor C
James Hager
Comments 8
Views 329
Rating 5.75 / 4 
Minolta Maxxum 7


Picture Title - Carved door panel


Carved door panel
James Hager
Comments 3
Views 406
Rating Pending / 2 
Canon  Eos 1V


Picture Title - Circular stairs


Circular stairs
James Hager
Comments 9
Views 577
Rating Pending / 2 
Canon  Eos 1V


Picture Title - Paving Tiles


Paving Tiles
James Hager
Comments 4
Views 383
Rating Pending / 2 
Canon  Eos 1V


Picture Title - Line of Arches


Line of Arches
James Hager
Comments 8
Views 285
Rating 6.00 / 3 
Canon  Eos 1V

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