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James Shadle

James Shadle



Professional Nature Photographer, Photography Instructor and Workshop Conductor, Florida Freshwater Wetlands Master Naturalist, Captain - US Merchant Marine, Often called Darth Vader because of my allegiance to the dark-side(Nikon Lenses). I co-own(with Arthur Morris) the internet’s best educational nature photography forum community ( For the last four years I’ve conducted workshops or supplied article and image content for Tamron USA. I’ve listed a few of my recent accomplishments. Completed Florida Freshwater Wetlands Master Naturalist Training Received US Coast Guard Captain’s License Created www.BirdPhotographers.Net, the internet’s premier nature photography educational forum. Featured as 1 of Florida’s 21 most intriguing people (Florida Monthly Magazine) Featured in Shutterbug Magazine Featured in the St.Petersburg Times Featured in Tampa Tribune Featured (with cover image) in Tamron’s ViewFinder Magazine Cover of Visions Magazine (4 wrap around covers in a row) Cover Photo PhotoMigrations Online Magazine Cover Photo BirdPhotographers.Net Ezine Published Watchtower Magazine (Largest circulated magazine in the world) Published Popular Photography Published Outdoor Photographer Published National Geographic Adventure Magazine Published National Wildlife Magazine Published Florida Naturalist Magazine Published Las Olas Magazine Published Disquieting Muses Published Bay Soundings Published EnviroAction Published for Advertising Numerous Times Published Florida Environmental Lands Calendar(Cover) Winner Field and Forest Nature Photography Contest Winner G.O.P.S. Photography Contest Winner Nikonians Photography Contest Winner National Wildlife Federation Annual Contest (twice) Overall Winner International Photo Art Exhibition
  • Nikon DSLR
  • 30" Dell Monitor, Home Made Desktop, 17" Dell XPS Laptop

In the Field Workshops

Published January 9th, 2012

James Shadle's "In The Field Workshops"

The Original Tampa Bay by Boat Workshops and Tours!

Arthur Morris/Birds As Art, Approved and Recommended Workshop/Tour Conductor.

James is a licensed US Merchant Marine holding an OUPV from the US Coast Guard.

Boat Workshops and Tours

Full Day

1 Photographer, $450

2 Photographers, $400 each

3-4 Photographers, $350 each

Half Day

1 Photographer, $300

2 Photographers, $275 each

3-4 Photographers, $250 each

In most cases I am able to charge the lower rate by booking multi-photographer trips. I limit my workshops to 4 photographers.

I offer group discounts and can take up to 6 photographers with prior arrangements.

If you have any questions, or to schedule a Custom Workshop or Tour, contact James Shadle via email at

or via cell @ (813) 363-2854 , Home @ (813-689-5307)

James Shadle’s “In the Field Workshops” is the original Tampa Bay by boat nature photography workshop and tour provider. He has an exciting list of locations t ...

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