James, an accomplished Photographer and Cinematographer, is the owner of James Netz Photography LLC and Due North Digital with locations in Hayward, Wisconsin, and the Twin Cities of Minnesota. He is a native of Wisconsin, graduating with Bachelor’s degrees from Northland College in Business Administration and Management. James spent twenty years working in large corporation IT and project management before deciding to make a change and pursue his first love, photography. Owning his business the last eleven years, he has captured iconic images that have been circulated worldwide, creating stunning videos for international airing, and been published in numerous noteworthy periodicals. James larger projects have included the International Paralympic Nordic Ski World Championships, Miss United States Pageants, the American Birkebeiner (Birkie) and numerous ongoing photography and video projects.
“I am continuously inspired by photography since subject matter, technology, and techniques are ever changing, keeping me living on the edge by taking on the impossible and turning it into a successful shot.”