James Fougere

Avid nature photographer and outdoor enthusiast James Fougere is a native of Toronto, Ontario. James received a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.

James then went on to a career in the IT software industry, as an account executive from 1993 to 2002. He then spent 5 years starting and operating a successful retail business chain in eastern Canada, selling outdoor lifestyle apparel and gear. He sold his business in 2007 to pursue a lifestyle change and to pursue his interest landscape and nature photography. James travelled for a year and a half around North America; exploring the wilderness with his camera gear.

In late 2008 James and his 2 Great Danes (Rocket and Lola) made Whistler, British Columbia their home. James currently lives in West Vancouver and owns and operates two businesses; "Whistler Discovery Tours", a Land Rover based luxury eco-tourism business and "Gentleman Jacks Barbershop", a luxury upscale modern grooming business with two locations; West Vancouver and North Vancouver.

James is an accomplished explorer and photographer. James’ photography highlights his appreciation of the natural world and his keen interest in grand landscape and nature/wildlife photography. This life-long passion for the wilderness has taken him on a photographic journey across North America. As a result of his adventures, James has captured images of Earth’s most extraordinary places.