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Wilf James

Wilf James Founder WPA

Acclaimed Photographer

Over the past four decades, photographer and WPA Founder WILF JAMES has gathered a wealth of experience by doing what he does best: taking photographs. In 1975, Wilf attended a presentation in London given by photography icon Ansel Adams, whose photographs and lecture made a life-changing impression. Today Wilf takes pleasure in sharing his lifelong passion of taking photograph with others through the Photo Courses, Workshops and Tours by World Photo Adventure.

Visit Wilf’s site: Wilf James

Robert Irving

Robert Irving, Co-Founder WPA

Adventurer / Explorer / Photographer

Based in London & Northern Denmark, Robert is a commercial photographer, studio & location, shooting advertising (eg John Lewis & Marks & Spencers), Editorial (the Motorcycle Press) PR (best gig: Buckingham Palace) and Architectural (fav location: UN Law Courts, Sierra Leon), In addition he teaches both film and digital Photography to small private groups from bases in London, Surrey & Northern Jutland, Denmark. Robert’s passion for photography started in his childhood, as did his love of travel. To date he has independently travelled more than thirty countries, adventures which have included crossing North Africa & the Middle East by motorbike, living with Karen Guerillas in Burma, teaching English & Maths in a Nepalese Hill Village.

Visit Rob’s site: Rob Irving 

Barbara Pasquet James

Barbara Pasquet James

WPA Editor

U.S. cultural trainer, contributing editor and urban explorer BARBARA PASQUET JAMES writes about food, fashion, culture, and lifestyle, mostly in Paris. A savvy international traveler who counts New York, Italy, Barcelona and Istanbul among favorite destinations, she is the author of USA Today’s Paris City Guide and currently is developing a series of apps for a major U.S.-based travel publisher. Her articles and comments have appeared in publications as diverse as The Robb Report, The Georgetowner, luxury lifestyle magazine Boulevard France, prize-winning The American LLC and National Review Online.

Visit Barbara’s photo blog: FocusOnParis.com

Tesni Ward

Tesni Ward, Senior Photographer

Workshop & Tour coordinator

As an avid lover of all things nature, I have always had a passion for the great outdoors and the wildlife within it. It felt only natural to pick up a camera to capture the wonderful things I saw from my perspective.

When I’m not behind the camera, I run photography and processing workshops for all levels of experience. I also participate in talks at camera clubs, events & venues, covering many different aspects of my work and methodology. I have an extreme passion and enthusiasm for photography which I hope comes across to anyone who speaks with or works with me.

Visit Tesni’s site: Tesni Ward

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