Welcome to the website of JR Arsenault, Master Craftsman Photographer. For over three decades, JR has focused on capturing striking images reflecting the essence of his subjects. His seasoned, artistic approach guarantees results. From ZZ Top to The Rolling Stones; Dave Thomas of Wendy's; corporate annual reports & meeting visuals; the (original!) Charlotte Hornets; celebrity events; major festivals; industrial and mechanical (especially hot cars!) ... and so much more that needed the best shots first. He travels the country to create innovative images for clients that have the vision and desire for the best. JR delivers.
Creating remarkable images doesn't ever happen by chance. Rochester Institute of Technology is recognized as the top school in the world for imaging science - JR graduated top in class in the School of Photographic Arts and Science. This foundation was heavily built upon with many seminars and courses at the unique Kodak Marketing and Education Center, as well as the Professional Photographers of America state and regional workshops. JR has studied under many greats, such as Don Blair, Ansel Adams, Chuck Lewis, John Guyette, Monte Zucker ... Celebrated mentors that had so much to share. JR was an organizer with Professional Photographers Society of New York courses at RIT. As President of a PPA section, he created several workshops featuring internationally known speakers. As well, he was a well traveled keynote speaker for 17 regional and state conferences. Professional photographers increased quality, profitability and creativity with his leadership, seminars, and numerous articles and book collaborations. Why settle for less when all of this is available to you right now? JR delivers.
The prestigious PPSNY Silver and Bronze Awards as well as the PPSNY State Award for craftsmanship, ethics and service were among many professional recognitions JR's peers gave him for outstanding performance. Don't you deserve this proven excellence? Don't settle for less when the first shot counts. JR delivers.