About Jim Bryant Photography

Jim Bryant is a freelance photo-journalist, picture editor, and teacher who has covered a wide variety of photo assignments ranging from local news and sports to international travel and war. He picked up his first camera at the age of 15 and has been taking pictures ever since. From the Central American rainforest to the ice sculptures in Japan's most northern island to the plains of Africa, it has been said that-Jim Bryant can't take an ugly photograph.

Utilizing a strong sense of color, graphic design, lighting, composition and motion linked with human emotions I create images taken from split seconds of time that will never be duplicated again.

I am a Port Orchard, Puget Sound, Kitsap Peninsula, Seattle and Washington based business offering a wide range of digital imaging services to Western Washington (and the world) specializing in sports,travel,editorial, corporate, documentary and annual report photography, Corporate, team and family portraits, Professional, college and youth action sports, Weddings, festivals and other special events. 

Stock images of travel locations include the Pacific Northwest, Japan, Thailand, Pacific Islands, Africa, Portugal, and Panama, College and Professional sports, Food and Fine Art.

Digital Photography Classes and Seminars are taught from the beginner to a professional more advanced level. Pricing varies upon the requested level of expertise and the length of the classes needed.

A 2013 inductee into the Defense Information Hall of Fame. Received over 60 National, State and Federal Awards in photography, including being a 1983 Pulitzer Prize Nominee in the General New Category.



Photo Media Magazine, Insight Magazine, Golf, Tokyo Journal, Earth Treks, Time, Newsweek, Northern Light and Nation's Magazine.


Associated Press, New York Times, Washington Post, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle Times, LA Times, Denver Post, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Toronto Star, Newark Star-Ledger, Orlando Sentinel, Tampa Tribune, Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, United Press International, and The London Daily Mail.


Photojournalism, The Visual Approach; A Day in the Life of Japan; ASMP's 10,000 Eyes; and Dawn of the 21st Century.


American Society of Media Photographers

National Press Photographers Association

Editorial Photographers

Sports Shooters