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James is a London based architectural photographer creating high quality images of the built environment.

I have been continually immersed in Architecture and the built environment since 1987:

I studied architecture part 1 & 2 as a mature student at South Bank University;
I practised architecture at Foster's and Grimshaw's amongst other practices;
I taught architecture at degree and post graduate level South Bank University.
I managed the graphical output of the Steel Construction Institute.
I started JZA Photography to capture the highest quality images of the built environment.

I have been passionate about photography since my childhood.
More recently I have been professionally involved with all aspects of digital imaging whether it be specifying, commissioning or delivering content.

I'm certain I can help with your photographic or imaging needs.
Do contact me to discuss any needs or projects you may have and I'll be happy to discuss how I can assist.

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  • Comment on: London’s Shard show branded 'anti-climax'

    JZA's comment 10-Jul-2012 12:14 pm

    Standing on a very crowded Tower Bridge, the general consensus was “damp squib” – I was beside two antipodeans, who – of course – thought only Sydney know how do a proper show, and an architect from Zaha’s who was quietly unmoved. For me, I enjoyed watching Tower Bridge go up and down, but was mostly unmoved by what seemed a fantastically unimaginative display of not very much. In the end, I was pleased with the images I captured, but 30 second exposures still didn’t add up to huge excitement – see what you think at: