James Rich has been behind a camera since he was in the 8th grade. He picked up his first camera when his father let him use a camera he brought back from the war in Vietnam. His love for photography grew over the years and he bagan shooting both family photos and sports photos.
Over the years, He has been blessed with the opportunity to shoot on the field with the cowboys, the dallas mavericks, the Dallas Stars and more. After finishing his degree in English with a minor in Journalism from Tarleton State University, James attended the University of North Texas where he received his certificaiton as a journalism teacher in the State Of Texas.
During his 12 years of teaching, his students have won over 300 national and state awards in photography and writing from various orgainzations. He has also had several students that have served internships with orgainzation such as The Dallas Morning News, Associate Press, New York times and various other news organizations.
James has two children in college and has been married to his wife Lori for 21 years. Together they raise show horses. James' love for the horses has made way for him to photograph the beauty of the horse at various events and on ranches in Texas.