About James Abbott Photography

James Abbott is an award-winning editorial, advertising and commercial photographer based near Cambridge, UK. From staying up all night to shoot the 24 Hours of Le Mans, to high-end beauty photography to creative still life and everything between, if you can think of a subject he has probably photographed it.

James specialises in portrait and landscape photography, but also covers a wide range of subjects. He’s also an expert retoucher, and as a qualified photography lecturer has taught professional photography and Photoshop techniques to both beginners and advanced photographers. Learn about one-to-one photography courses here.

James worked at Practical Photography magazine for eight years and was the Deputy Editor before leaving in early 2016 to work as a freelance photographer and journalist. With this editorial photography and magazine journalism experience, he understands exactly how words and pictures work together. He’s now a freelance writer and editor, regularly contributing to a number of UK photography magazines and websites, and edits two B2B technology magazines for LGN Media. For commissions and print sales get in touch here.