James Smith is a professional landscape photographer based in Silloth on Solway, Cumbria. James and his wife Janet established the Oiseval Photographic and Framing Gallery on the Isle of Lewis in 1991. The business operated very successfully for 21 years until he became semi retired and moved to Silloth in 2012. James is a member of the Royal Photographic Society and The Royal Meteorological Society. James also holds a Private Pilots Licence.
James became a member of the Society of Scottish Landscape Photographers in November 2019.
James continues to sell his work at the Callanish Visitor Centre on the Isle of Lewis, and at the Percy House Gallery in Cockermouth, Cumbria. He also continues to sell his work via his website throughout the world.
James has recently finished work on images for a book on Scottish Landscapes by Historic Scotland
Commercial clients include National Geographic, BBC, ITV, Channel4, Historic Scotland, Harper Collins, Scottish Natural Heritage, Caledonian Macbrayne Ferries, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Countryfile Magazine, Flybe, Logainir, Visit Scotland, Allerdale Council, and Natural England
Prints are available as limited edition giclee prints on fine art premium quality paper with a life expectancy in excess of 70 years.