About

I am a focused and confident freelance photographer and video producer specialising in documentary, photojournalism, editorial and portrait photography.

My work focuses strongly on social issues, from the geo politics and conflicts of the South Caucuses to PTSD and the realities of living with mental health issues. I graduated from University College Falmouth in 2012 with a First Class Honours degree in Press and Editorial Photography.

In 2012 my work was selected for the “Best emerging graduate talent” feature in the British Journal of Photography and has been in numerous print and web based publications including the Financial Times Magazine, Huck Magazine, Inquire Magazine, Saturday Telegraph Magazine, Cicero, Libération, The Guardian, Splash & Grab, FOTO8 online, Time Magazines Photojournalism Links and the British Journal of Photography.

In February 2014 I was shortlisted in Magnum Photos top thirty photographers under thirty prize. In 2015 I became a contributing photographer to Institute Artist Management and was listed for the Magnum Photos/Ideas Tap Photographer Fund.

As well as working on personal projects and commissions I am studying a part time Masters in Documentary Photography at University South Wales and lecturing on the BA Photography courses at Bath Spa University, University of Portsmouth and the BA Documentary Photography at Plymouth University.

In November 2016 I was awarded The Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award for emerging photographers and travelled to Israel to complete a project for exhibition in late 2017.

Contact

To enquire about work or discuss commissions please contact me below.          

info@jamesarthurallen.co.uk

(+44) 7875272198

 

Photo:Boris Hamilton

Photo:Boris Hamilton