James is a celebrated fine art and commercial photographer living in the UK. He studied under the famous Tony Maestro at Bournemouth & Poole College (Nick Knight, Wolfgang Tillmans) and turned professional at age 23.
His portfolio has commissions from different areas of photography that covers advertising, commercial, editorial, lifestyle, music, press and short film.
James has always enjoyed making portraits of people from all walks of life. His archive has Norman Cook, Eminem, Beck, Public Enemy, Richard E. Grant, Joe Cole, and Zero 7 to name a few.
He has shot international campaigns for Boxfresh while working in fashion, travelled the world with Smirnoff and Xbox. He has made hundreds of shoots for national and international brands.
His shorts films have gained a huge success in social media, in advertising he has made campaign imagery for Alfa Romeo, the BBC and. His portraits can be viewed in the British National Portrait Gallery archive.
For many years James favoured film for the aesthetic quality. Today he uses the latest 51 mega pixel medium format stills camera and 4k filming which can be down sized for broadcast. Later this year his new studio will be ready.