James Sukkert, Charlotte NC Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement James Sukkert is an emerging local artist and freelance photographer who resides in Lake Wylie, South Carolina. James has worked in the portrait photography business since the early 1990s. Today James works for CPI Corporation, as the Quality Assurance Specialist in their Charlotte, NC Laboratory. CPI Corp is a professional photo finisher, producing family portraits for Sears and Walmart Portrait Studios. James has been known for his ability to capture some of life’s most important and intimate moments through his work. Some of those moments are captured during special events like weddings and family reunions, while other moments are preserved for a lifetime during specialized portrait sessions, Senior portraits, maternity and newborn sessions are just a few. James is most notably known for his breathtaking shots of untouched natural areas like the Angel Oak Tree and the Landsford Canal State Park. He has been shooting natural scenes for over 20 years. James uses his experience along with cutting edge software and technique to create his images.
James’ work recently won recognition from his peers when his photography was awarded top prize, Best in Show, in a photography contest held by CPI Corp. You can view more of his work here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sukkert