JIM WESTPHALEN – PHOTOGRAPHER
Vermont based Jim Westphalen specializes in interiors, architecture and photography for the hospitality industry. His images appear regularly in fine shelter and garden publications such as Design New England, Fine Homebuilding, Better Homes and Gardens, New Old House, Custom Home, Remodel, Beautiful Kitchens, Renovation Style, Country Gardens and Country Living Gardener as well as LaVie Claire, Yankee and Vermont Life magazines. His photographs can also be seen in dozens of home and garden books by Taunton Press, Meredith Corporation and Story Publishing.
In addition to editorial assignments, He works directly with architects, builders and designers, documenting their projects not only for their own marketing purposes, but also submitting those projects to various home and garden magazines for possible publication. Over the years, Jim has also been selected to photograph countless AIA award winning projects for the regions leading architects and designers.
Creating signature images for resorts and hotels is a passion that has taken Jim to some of the finest respites in all New England and the surrounding regions. Some of these luxury properties include; Starwood Luxury Hotels, The Whiteface Lodge, The Hermitage, Mountain View Grand, Top Notch Resort, The Equinox Resort and Spa, Trapp family Lodge, The Sagamore and Portland Harbor Hotel.
Jim also uses his diverse talents to produce beautiful images for such catalogs as Gardener’s Supply home and garden, Hubbardton Forge lighting fixtures, Sweet Energy candy, fruit and gift and Cupere fine jewelry.
Jim has been a professional photographer for more than 25 years. He services clients in Vermont, the Northeast and beyond. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, in 1996 he moved to Vermont where he now lives with his wife Kendra and three children. It was the beauty and mystique of New England that inspired his move as well as his book Vermont Impressions (Far Country Press), a collection of images depicting the timeless Vermont landscape.