James Vitullo

Digital Photographer

My name is James Vitullo.  I am a professional freelance photographer who shoots wedding, portrait, commercial, and event aspects in the Chicagoland area. 

Being a self-taught artist for 12 years, immersing myself in this field only impacted my career with positivity. Beginning as an artist where my style was only known by family and a limited amount of friends, this expanded to an array of people through connections of friends and also professionals within my field.  I enjoy capturing the world and the beauty it holds and shares with the inhabitants present.  

“Anything is a Photograph.”  This is a motto developed from my aspiring career that turned into a feasible, potential business.  My work is all over the board, including the living and inanimate, animal and portrait, urban and natural.  I specialize in candid aspects as well as in-the-moment captures.  Wherever I am, I end up with a composition worth visualizing behind the lens of my Nikon.  My artistic mind conjures up ideas that conform to the situation at hand, such as angle, framing, and potential post-processing outcomes. 

Other aspects of the photographic field I want to explore more are fashion, commercial, and constructed tableau.  I have much more to learn at Columbia, and this experience will only offer opportunities worth taking advantage of.  Skill can only improve from here, which makes this college a hub for experimentation and expression of true passion.  

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