About


James Barkman is a photographer who draws much of his inspiration from the mountains and the sea. 

No stranger to the open road, his work, travels, and expeditions have taken him from the Arctic Circle to Afghanistan. His passion for honest storytelling and drive for genuine adventure has led him to work with a diverse and unique range of clients.  

A climber, motorcycle enthusiast, and writer, James is based on the Central Coast of California. 


Clients: 

Harley Davidson / Penguin Random House / Thermarest / Cascade Designs / Mountain Hardwear / Rev'it! / Nixon / Allbirds / Breeo / Gestalten / Les Others / Iron & Air Magazine / Nomad / Tahmina / Stillhouse Whiskey / Highland Park Whiskey / Moment / Goal Zero / Poler / Huckberry 


Press:

The Guardian / Men's Journal / Surfline / Playboy / REI / Huckberry / Field Mag / San Francisco Magazine / Icebreaker / Expedition Portal / Seager Co. / Overcrest Productions 



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