creative wedding photography.

going above & beyond for your vision.


Always chasing sunsets & moments!

You’re here becuase you value a great experiance right? Some amazing photos are important but it’s the biggest day of your life, everyhing needs to be perfect!

Couples who book me, really see the value in how I approach your day. Plus you get some awesome pics! I am a Birmingham based wedding photographer, who loves to tell your story and I’m up for travelling anywhere to do that!

Are you looking for those awesome candid moments and real emotions? I like to start early and get in the thick of the action, to really tell your unique story!

So I’m based in Birmingham does that mean I’m too far for you? Hell NO, I regularly travel across the UK and internationally.

Book now for 25/26 weddings

If I sound like the photographer you want for your wedding please either get in touch or check to see if your date is available.


Take a look through some of my featured weddings!


Kirsty & jack

Location: The Moat House, Staffordshire

What a wedding this was at the gorgeous Moat House! These two were a joy to photograph! So many awesome moments and they even got the row boat out!

See their story. 


Imogen & Lee

Location: Kilworth House, Leicestershire

A gorgeous summer wedding at the incredible Kilworth House! This was one of my favourite weddings in 2023, the stuff of dreams!  

See their story


Lisa & Joe

Location: Hazel Gap Barn, Nottinghamshire

WOW, now this was a wedding I will never forget! These guys were awesome and this wedding was one of my career highlights! So many amazing moments and getting work at the stunning Hazel Gap is never a hardship!

See their story.

Jenni & Jason

Thank you so much. So nice looking back through all the photos – and we’re now trying to choose ones to put in frames!
So hard to choose as so many nice ones! Can’t believe it was 2 months ago today already! 🤍
Thank you again for everything x

Daria & Lou

Hi Phil, 
Just wanted to thank you so much again for your hard work, we have seen the images and are absolutely delighted!! They are phenomenal, they’ve taken us right back to the day and have captured all the happy moments. 
You truly have a special talent and I hope everyone feels the same about your work. 
Looking forward to receiving the full images without the watermark as I can’t wait to post them! 
Thank you 
Daria and Lau 

SO Why me?

natural modern wedding photography philip james portraits

If your wedding is going to be authentic and modern in style & feel, then I am the photographer for you!

My approach to your day is seamless, this allows you to be yourselves and just have FUN! Want someone who feels like an old friend, who just happens to be taking your photos and blends in with your guests?

This is how peoples real personalities shine through and the results are much more natural and emotive photos! It’s all about those moments right?

It is a modern, stylish, and authentic approach I take to wedding photography. I blend your “magazine worthy” couple shots, in with those awesome candid pics! Dont want to spend ages on family photos, I am your guy! let’s spend more time on moments!

My ehtos & style of wedding photography is really suited to fun & outgoing couples.

If this sounds like YOU and what you’re looking for, check here to see if your date is available!

Not having your wedding in the UK, I will come to you!


Are YOU getting married abroad? No problem, I’m always jumping on a flight, wherever it may be! Let’s jump on a Zoom call, I’d love to find out more!

Understanding what is required of an international wedding photographer is key and I am here to help you.

You can find further information and see some recent destination photography here, or to discuss your wedding plans and possible requirements please contact me. for a more bespoke offering.


Book now for 25/26 weddings

If I sound like the photographer you want for your wedding please either get in touch or check to see if your date is available.