Jim Bryant is a freelance photojournalist. In his career he has covered everything from local news and sports to international travel and war. He started taking pictures at 15 years old. He attended Syracuse University where he studied photojournalism. He has traveled to more than 25 countries in his career. He has taught photojournalism classes with Earth Portraits, through the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association, at various high schools and colleges in Washington State. As well, he has done seminars on photojournalism throughout his career.