James Blake has travelled all around England, Central & Eastern Europe, The Balkans, The Mediterranean, The Middle East, North Africa, North & Central America and New Zealand in pursuit of his love of photography. Previous to photography James studied documentary film making at the BFI, London, film directing at the Brighton Film School, Public Media, Communications & Cultural Studies at Trinity & All Saints College, Leeds University and Fine Art Sculpture at the West Wales School of Art. James spent his childhood in Malta and Dubai, with visits to South East Asia, Europe and Scandinavia.
James is also the founder of the British Photography Archive and is a member of WPO and Lightstalkers. James’ work has featured in the Kent On Sunday (UK), the Kent Messenger (UK), The Courier (UK), the Cyprus Weekly (Cyprus), The Cyprus Magazine (Cyprus), the Cyprus Living magazine (Cyprus), the Grapevine magazine (Cyprus), The Photographer’s Mail (New Zealand), De Duinstreek (Holland) and shared on various websites and facebook pages (the Cyprus Tourism Office (Dubai), The Paphos Guide (Cyprus) and the Dom Reserch Center (USA)). James’ work has been supported by the South East Arts Council of England (UK) and he has also self published three books, On The Road; Everyday People, Everyday Lives & Cyprus : Impressions From A Mediterranean Island, which has been very positively received in the media – “Spectacular”, “Stunning”, “Amazing”, “Beautiful”.