Graphic Designer/Photographer

Graphic Designer/Photographer skilled in various graphic design software’s, extended Photoshop work retouching and color correcting, ability to design logo’s, publications, posters, fliers, trifolds, and business cards. Working out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Excellent in color management for managing proofing (press checks) at local print shops. Retired from Sandia National Lab’s where I photographed and did graphic design work for DOE, DOD, USAF, Los Alamos National Lab’s, Lawrence Livermore National Lab’s and many other agencies. Photographing with the latest Canon Digital camera and Lens. I currently have a registered business license with the state of New Mexico and am proficient on a Macintosh computer. I have the capabilities to perform scanning of negatives, slides and prints and any restoration work you may desire.



Darren  Braude

Professor of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology University of New Mexico Jim did a fine job with our Airway textbook which has been very well received. He was involved in all aspects of the project but particularly with design and layout. He was enthusiastic and always willing to meet and eager to make the changes we suggested. October 12, 2011, Darren was James R.’s client


Reggie  Tibbetts

James is a very knowledgeable Graphic Web Designer that has produced a variety of paper goods to include posters, flyers, coupons, art work for t-shirts as well as producing several high quality web sites. Jim is very flexible and supports you by first trying to fully understand your needs and business attributes. He will give you guidance if your request does not appear to be appropriate to your requested results while supplying additional ideas for your consideration. I would not hesitate to call on James to support my future projects. Reggie Tibbetts, Fast Trak Promotions and September 26, 2011, Reggie was James R.’s client


Lynda  Hadley

Multimedia/Photography Jim is a creative and conscientious artist who brings skills only years of experience with diverse subjects and clients can provide. He is detailed and meticulous in the execution of assignments. Working with Jim is always a pleasure. His professional, talented, and amicable attitude makes collaboration on projects a delightful experience. January 12, 2010, Lynda was James R.’s client


Michael  Cohn

Owner, DigiWorks Jim is a hardworking honest guy who has exceptional talent in photography and digital manipulation of photographs and documents. His in depth knowledge of cameras and how they work is amazing. I worked with Jim at Sandia National Laboratories in a support role and also as a friend. I can highly recommend Jim as a great photographer and desktop publishing specialist for any occasion. January 10, 2010, Michael worked with James R. at James Bechdel Graphic Design


Jodi  Cramer

Realtor at RE/MAX ELITE James R. Bechdel is a wonderful graphic design artist/photographer. He is very detailed oriented and diligent in completing any task to perfection, Delivers a great presentation at a affordable cost for small and large business for today’s service industry. James was a needed asset to my business to help set me apart from the competition. 
Great guitar player and an audio phile. Personable and Energetic. September 9, 2011, Jodi was James R.’s client


Kevin  Rich

Fine Art Printer at Hunter Editions Jim’s special contribution to our group was his enthusiasm for and willingness to always adopt and implement new ideas within the department. “Thinking outside the box” has become cliché, but the ability to look at a situation from a fresh perspective was what we could always count on Jim to bring to the table and consistently lead to successful design solutions. This fresh perspective and unique approach to problem solving is an earmark of his work. September 8, 2011, Kevin worked indirectly for James R. at James Bechdel Graphic Design