About the Artist
Jim Brammer is an award-winning photographic artist and owner of State of the Art Images, a fine art, portraiture and commercial photography studio located in Los Angeles. Honored as 2009 “Small Business of the Year” by the United Chambers of Commerce, winner in the “Photographer” category of the LA Daily News Readers Choice Awards for the last five years, and among three finalists for Volunteer of the Year in the LA Business Journal’s 2011 Corporate Citizenship Awards, Jim is also past President of Professional Photographers of Los Angeles County (PPLAC) and a member of numerous professional photography organizations.
Jim’s passion for the visual arts and many years of photographic artistry come through in his fine art creations. Jim and his wife, Marcia, take great pride in creating a unique experience for each client, starting with a personally-designed session and a custom portfolio of images and services that will excite, delight and inspire for years to come.
About the Environment
As a green business committed to the preservation of our environment, State of the Art Images utilizes solar electricity and heating technologies while leveraging relationships with green vendors and business partners that allow us to purchase, develop, produce, and provide products and services that make a positive impact on the environment.
Jim and Marcia believe strongly in giving back to the community. They recently co-founded 25 to 5, a Chartered Fundraising Chapter for the City of Hope, and are active members of the City of Hope Board of Governors, where they both sit on the Executive Committee. Jim is also Chair Emeritus and official photographer for the Valley Cultural Center in Woodland Hills, California, and donates his time and photographic artistry to numerous other charities, including Spotlight the Arts Foundation, the Festival of New American Musicals, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, to name a few.
Charities and Community Involvement