James F. Olander is a photographer, author, and playwright currently living in Arlington Virginia. He has traveled to over one hundred countries and island groups worldwide, always with a camera. His career was as a Federal Administrator, but his life passions have always been history, art, photography, travel, and theatre. His writings have appeared in publications, and his pictures have been featured in publications, magazines, calendars and in exhibits in Europe, Asia and in North America. His work is now in private collections worldwide. He has been a tour guide and helped organize tours and lectures in a number of International cities.