Samuel James is a photographer from southern Ohio. His practice draws upon history and ecology, and has explored topics including fireflies in Appalachia, life in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, and Leicester City F.C.’s 2015-16 English Premier League title bid. A frequent contributing artist for Harper’s Magazine, he is the recipient of the International Center for Photography’s Infinity Award, the Overseas Press Club’s Olivier Rebbot Award, and an Artist’s Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, among other distinctions.