Due to the demands of filming making and script writing, James retired from full-time professional photography in 2016.
James is directing a five part documentary project. Details will follow shortly.
Biography - Throughout James's career as a celebrated photographer he shot commissions for established brands, record labels, celebrities and musicians. He focused on personality and situation. His career began with Dazed & Confused, received work from magazines, weekend publications and fashion labels. His music photography archive contains artists such as Public Enemy, Eminem, an Oasis Album cover. Plus a collection of contemporary artists. His work can be seen in the National Portrait Gallery archive. His reportage work has taken him around the world many times.
Selected images are being handled through Camera Press London.
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