James’s professional style and talent have resulted in his work gracing the covers of numerous magazines including GQ, GQ Sport, GQ Germany, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Spin, Rolling Stone and Q, as well as contributing to Esquire, GQ (UK & US), GQ Style, Project Magazine, 125, Intersection, Interview and Flaunt among many others.
James portraiture work is renowned and his ability to capture people at their very best has seen him maintain an enviable client list, shooting some of the biggest names in the world of sport, film and music including Idris Elba, Dan Stevens, Matt Damon, Steve Buscemi, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Scarlett Johansson, Will Smith, Sir Ben Kingsley, Thierry Henry, David Beckham, George Michael, Robbie Williams, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Michael Buble, Pink, U2, Kanye West, Gwen Stefani, The Killers and Elton John, among others. His work has often been described as cinematic which can be ascribed to his keen interest in the film industry which has, in turn, led to the natural progression into promos.
Not only has James shot high profile names but has worked on high profile advertising campaigns which include Marc Jacobs, Levis, Sky Sports, Motorola, Snickers, Firetrap, Nike, Adidas, K by Beverley Knight, Melissa and Omega.
James lives between London and New York.