James is an award winning Peak District landscape photographer. He first took up photography in 2008 and within months had taken his first national award-winning photograph for magazine and the Keswick Mountain Festival with his image ‘The Last Push’. James then went on to win the 2010 Peak District Photography Competition in association with the Buxton Festival with his image of a lone walker on Kinder Scout, titled ‘A Kinder Wonderland’. He has a passion for the outdoors, walking and photography. He has extensively visited areas in the UK and broadened his horizons visiting other counties, but home is where his heart is. James regularly contributes to photography magazines and writes a monthly article for the Derbyshire Magazine. James runs tours and workshops in and around the Peak District.