Christopher James is an internationally known artist and photographer whose paintings and alternative process images have been exhibited in galleries and museums in the U.S. and abroad, including shows in the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, George Eastman House, and Philadelphia Museum of Art. His first book, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes, receiving unprecedented critical acclaim, was the winner of The Golden Light Technical Book of the Year award. In 2008, a greatly expanded, 660 page, lavishly illustrated, 2nd edition, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes: Second Edition Amazon-BOOK (Delmar-Cengage, NY) was published and has become universally recognized as the definitive text in the alternative photographic process genre. Christopher, after 13 years at Harvard University, is currently University Professor, Director of the MFA in Photography program MFA in Photography at AIB, and Chair of Photography, at The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. He is also a working graphic designer and a professional scuba diver.