James Ross is a photographer based in London.
Born in the North of England, he was given his grandfathers Balda rangefinder and a few rolls of film at fifteen.
Things progressed swiftly from there. 
He studied photography for four years at Newcastle Art College and Bournemouth College of Art & Design,
during which he learnt a lot about photography and very little about business.
That would come later.


After graduation he spent a year traveling North America mixing work and pictures.
A Greyhound bus as a bed makes for long days and short nights.


Upon returning to the UK, he assisted some of the leading editorial and advertising photographers before taking on commissions of his own.
This has led him to work with a large variety of clients from newspapers and magazines to design companies and advertising agencies.
He also learnt that it`s not the end of the world if the picture doesn`t work - unless you`re being paid - in which case it is the end of the world.  
Touch wood, that has yet to happen.


His natural approach, working primarily with daylight and in a variety of situations has enabled him to build up a body of work across many genres.
These reflect his love of travel and the outdoors as well as looking for a picture just outside the front door.
His work has been recognised by the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, International Photography Awards and
The Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.


He lives in Hackney, East London with his partner, two kids and Zero, The Cat.


You can see stock pictures at Stocksy United and Getty Images.


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Selected Clients

Christian Dior
Guardian
Observer
Telegraph
Independent
GQ
Esquire
You Magazine
Arena
Royal Mail
The National Gallery

 

John Brown Media
Getty Images
Sunday Times Magazine
Independent
Queene & Belle
Millenium Images
Hunter Davies Design
Begg Cashmere
Q Magazine
The Silver Trust
Stocksy United


A short postscript about copyright.

The pictures on this website are big and not covered in watermark`s because that`s the best way to show them.  
I own them. 
Please don`t steal them. 
Or I`ll set the dogs on you. 
You have been warned.
Thankyou.