Jamie Cook was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He began his formal art training at Georgia State University where he majored in Fine Art and Photography. Following college he began his career as a professional advertising photographer. Cook was highly recognized for his photography during his many years in advertising. Regarded as one of the premier advertising photographers in the Southeast region, he was sought after for his conceptual studio still life and location photograph art, prints and posters. Boasting a list of high-profile clients including Cola-Cola, The Ritz Carlton Hotels and Wrangler Jeans, he has been awarded best photographer recognition by Adweek Magazine four times over the last several years.
Having formed an early enthusiasm for computers, Cook now combines his photography with digital imaging to create fine art, giclee prints and posters. Cook has been heralded for creating a new approach to digitally enhanced photography. Like most artists, Cook loves the freedom his craft provides. Incorporating his love for travel he will shoot various places during his journeys in hopes of capturing the spirit of his subject. Upon returning to his studio he will spend time working on his computer manipulating the image to incorporate the feelings of the places he has visited. Often working antique, soft sepia tones, his images depict the serenity of the surroundings he has encountered. Drawing by the beauty and grandeur of a single object, whether a bridge, a fountain, a tunnel or a river, Cook will investigate all angles of the scene.
Jamie Cook has participated in numerous shows and exhibitions. He has also had the honor of being the recipient of numerous awards in many different categories from photography to advertising and film directing. Cook continues to explore various photographic techniques, captivating the world with his art, prints and posters and his imagination.