ABOUT & CONTACT
Erik James Montgomery is a fine art photographer who creates relevant, thought-provoking, visually unique imagery. Erik’s fine art focuses on inspirational, cultural, and societal themes. His viewpoint is from a photojournalistic standpoint where his photographs tell a complete
story in one shot. Erik’s photography gives a visual voice to every one
of his subjects thereby becoming a photographic storyteller and documentarian of this era.
Erik is the owner and instructor at EJM Photography located in southwest New Jersey. EJM Photography creates personalized portraits, inspirational images, and provides photographic coverage for special events and weddings. Additionally, Erik has showcased his photography at various art galleries, colleges and community events over the past 25 years.
In 2011, Erik founded The Erik James Montgomery Foundation which is dedicated to instructing at-risk youth in the artistic development of professional photography. His students learn the fundamentals of the craft as well as being introduced to entrepreneurship. The Foundation also creates public works of art for impoverished neighborhoods in order to transform blight into beauty.
Erik is tirelessly working on several projects including PSA’s targeting social issues, a photographic version of the Bible, opening centers for photography education and exploration, and several exhibits featuring
his artwork. Through exhibits, photographic books, public art and various collaborations, he plans to make his impact felt for generations to come.