Just completed a new collaboration with Montreal's Architecturama, photographing their wonderful installation at this year's fine art festival La Foire Papier.
Happy to share today's cover shot for Canadian Architect Magazine. Shows Enough House at Shobac, Nova Scotia. Shot for Canada's brilliant Brian MacKay-Lyons.
Happy to share news of a new book featuring my photography to be published next month in the US. The New Old House presents 18 private historic homes, from North America to Europe, and traces the ingenious ways architects have revitalized and refreshed them. The publishers commissioned me to re-photograph Collage House in London, one of the earliest projects I shot for Jonathan Tuckey Design.
Wonderful few autumn days near Henley in the UK photographing Lake House for Hamish and Lyons.
Thrilled to have collaborated with Toronto based Moriyama and Teshima Architects on their beautifully designed new headquarters for Canon in Canada.
Many thanks to Decor Homme for a beautiful cover spread of photographs from Pelleitier de Fontenay's La Residence Cartier, published in this month's magazine!
A sneak peak from a recent collaboration with Montreal's Alain Carle. This one is a new family home he's designed, located in the Laurentian mountains. More news to come.
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Montreal's award winning Pelletier de Fontenay has commissioned a series 0f photographs to record their sculptural signage built for Montreal's main city airport. More images to be found at their website
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Super excited to unwrap this new book today just published by Oxford University on the New Bodleian Library, for which I shot the cover and principal photography. Now called the Weston Library, the building's designed by the UK's multi-award winning Wilkinson Eyre Architects. It's been shortlisted for this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize - winner to be announced on October 6th.
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James has photographed Building on the Built, a new exhibition in London, UK, celebrating the work of Jonathan Tuckey Design. The exhibition explores the opportunities and challenges of architectural interventions within existing structures. A series of talks and discussions on the theme are taking place at the exhibition venue in Kings Cross this week and next. More details can be found at www.buildingonthebuilt.org
Mirror Point House, photographed last fall for Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple in Nova Scotia, has been published this month by Architectural Record in the US.. The photographs are featured in Record Houses, the magazine's selection of its favourite houses worldwide completed in the past 12 months.
James is giving a lecture about photography and architecture at the School of Architecture at McGill University in Montreal. "Photography and Architecture Today" takes place on Tuesday March 29th and will share his thoughts on contemporary representation of architecture.
James's photography for Hugh Broughton Architects at the TUC headquarters in London, UK, is published in this month's Architects' Journal.
Montreal architect Alain Carle has commissioned James to photograph his latest project, Milos, a restaurant in London's St James's district.
Jonathan Tuckey Design has asked James to photograph its work for Egg Fashion Design studios in London, UK. The photographs have been published in the UK's Architects' Journal.