Born and raised in Renfrew, Scotland. left home at 16.

Music is a passion.Learned to dj at 16. Began organising club nights. First attempt at controlling the image at Glastonbury festival in 1998. Hooked on photography and creating images ever since. Took up guitar. Outdoor pursuit junkie. Learned to Kayak. Pursued a career in sales and marketing in the ‘city’. Learned to Scuba Dive. Decided to leave the city and pursue the life path of photography. Completed my photography studies in 2009. Passed my motorbike license. Commissioned to travel to Cuba to ride Harley Davidsons and document the Harlistas motorbike gang in Havana. Began working with the Kathleen McGregor Memorial fund providing pro bono wedding photography services to patients at the Beatson Institution.

Learning kitesurfing.

Now shooting Commercial, Editorial and Conceptual photography.

And looking for the next outdoor fix.

James martin photographer