ANGELA JAMES is a free lance portrait and events photographer based in New York City.

She provides returning citizens from prison with the experience of a professional photo shoot and a free printed head shot to be used in support of their new life going forward. She works in collaboration with a wide range of agencies supporting people returning from incarceration. Angela travels the state of NY photographing men in prison participating in DOCCS' father/child reunion program called "Celebrate Your Children". Additional NY Dept of Corrections prison projects include Men Who Crochet, Parole Summits, College Graduation, Mother’s Day shoots inside women's prisons, Certificate Events and programs where people in prison are recognized.

Her freelance work ranges from headshots, event photography and family portraiture in the style of Chris Steele-Perkins.

Angela completed course work at the London School of Photography and the International Center for Photography in New York.

To contact Angela, please send an e-mail to or