Jim Hargan

Jim Hargan

THE FILE 30,000+ Digital Images
OVERVIEW Geographic and travel photography: Story-telling images that sharply characterize a people and the lands they inhabit, all with detailed location captioning. Rock-steady, brilliantly colored tripod-shot images. Photo-text packages. Stock Image Library. Fast retrieval from computer database with no rush fees and no research fees.
TRAVEL STOCK Deep coverage of specialty locations, including North Carolina, the Southern Appalachians and the British countryside. North Carolina: Encyclopedic coverage of nearly every city and county from the largest city to the smallest town, from mountains and waterfalls to beaches and lighthouses; The Blue Ridge Parkway. The British Countryside: England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales (castles, cathedrals, scenics, villages). The Mountains of the Virginias: All major travel destinations in the Virginia Blue Ridge mountains, the Shenandoah Valley, the Potomac Highlands and the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia and West Virginia. Florida: Tampa Bay area, St. Augustine/Daytona coast, Florida woodlands and swamps. New England: coastal scenery, covered bridges, lighthouses, small towns. Rocky Mountain states: Alpine peaks, ghost towns. Canada: Banff, Jasper (general scenics, majestic mountains), Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island (traditional fishing boats, villages, lighthouses). Oregon: coastal - dunes & beaches, sea stacks & lighthouses, coast range mountains - lakes, rivers, forests, waterfalls, covered bridges & more. Visit www.blogPacifica.com. Seasons: Southern Appalachians, bulb and wildflowers, fabulous fall color, snow scenes, spring scenics. Small-town America: Courthouses, festivals, main streets, pastoral scenes.
ARCHITECTURE Striking exeriors, paired with dramatic interiors taken with received light. Luxury hotels inc. guest rooms. Elaborate mountain-top mansions, the casino in Cherokee. Property-released interiors. English churches and cathedrals, North Carolina tobacco auctions. Multi-location Cityscapes and skylines.
PHOTO-TEXT PACKAGES Hargan has provided 75 photo-text packages to British Heritage magazine. He produced two photo-text books for WW Norton's Explorers Guide series, both on the Southern Appalachian Mountains. He has also provided photo-text packages for a number of various magazines. Jim works with his clients to provide packages that are cost-effective.
ASSIGNMENTS Magazine, photo-text and architectural assignments. Often works without an assistant.
SPECIALTIES Geographic, travel, architectural photography. Received-light interiors.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS U.S.: North Carolina, Florida, Virginia and West Virginia Mountains, Great Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge Parkway, Savannah and Charleston Coast, Acadia National Park and the Maine coast, Rocky Mountains, Oregon coast & coast range (see Recent Coverage below), South Carolina, Texas, Washington D.C. Canada: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Rocky Mountains. United Kingdom: All parts of the English countryside, Scotland (especially Highlands), Wales, Republic of Ireland.
RECENT COVERAGE OREGON - Coast and Coast Range COASTAL TOWNS •Newport, Florence, Reedsport, Coos Bay, Charleston Fishing Village •Dunes •Cliffs •Beaches w/Sea Stack Spires •Sea Lions •Lakes & Sloughs •Parks & Lighthouses - Cape Arago, Cape Blanco, Cape Perpetua, Golden and Silver Falls State Park MOUNTAINS •the Cascade Range •Smith River Area •Elliott State Forest •Elliott Loop Drive •Elliott's Millacoma River •backroads of the Elliott •BLM's Camp Creek Area • The Old Wagon Road & Coos Mountain backroads RIVERS • Elk River Area •Rogue River Area COVERED BRIDGES
PHOTOGRAPHIC PLANS Stock regularly expanded/updated via regular photo expeditions, and assignment shoots.
CREDITS Magazines/Newspapers: Atlanta Journal, Blue Ridge Country, British Heritage, Conde Nast Traveler, Destinations, Endless Vacation, Field & Stream, National Geographic Adventure, New York Times, Our State (NC regional), Power & Motoryacht Magazine. Author/Photographer: British Heritage, Reiman (including Country Extra,). Books: Backcountry Press, Cherbo, Coastal Carolina Press, Countryman Press, Fodors, Harcourt School Publishers, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Houghton-Mifflin, National Geographic, Prentice-Hall, Running Press. Author/Photographer: The Smokies & The Blue Ridge: An Explorer's Guide (Countryman Press, 2002), The Shenandoah Valley And Mountains Of The Virginias: An Explorer's Guide (Countryman Press, 2005).
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Published writer specializing in geographic content. BS and MS in Geography. Architectural and commercial assignment shoots. Samples provided upon request.
COMMENTS Professional staff. Prompt submissions that are well-captioned. No research fees. 48 hour turnaround upon request, with no rush fees. U.S. assignments accepted. Samples and/or stocklist available upon request. Strong, memorable images that combine powerful storytelling with crystal clarity.
NONEDITORIAL SERVICES Limited edition, signed and numbered décor prints purchased by both businesses and private collectors.
Jim Hargan
2110 Hilltop Lane
Hendersonville NC 28739

Courier Address:
2110 Hilltop Lane
Hendersonville NC 28739

(828) 595-9523

(828) 595-9523



Kasey Hargan

NC: Bladen County, Elizabethtown Area, Jones Lake State Park, Dusk view over Lake Jones, with cypress trees standing in the water [Ask for #233.317.]

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