"I love photography and it is not by chance the Fine Art of Black & White Portraiture dominates my portfolio. My foundation in the Art of Photography derives from the Black & White darkroom, yes, the ancient days of film. The first time I saw a latent image appear before my eyes in my makeshift home darkroom (my Grandmother's bathroom), I was hooked. My passion continues..."

Mr. Oliphant loves to travel and divides his time between homes in Chicago and Miller Beach. He considers Key West and Las Vegas home as well.

James Derek Oliphant