• Lyndsey James

    Photographer · Art Director · Tutor · Writer · Event Speaker

Achieve business success through Beautiful Photography

Having spent my whole career as a professional photographer & stylist, I have worked with so many amazing independent businesses. Alongside life with my lens (because we entrepreneurs can never just do one thing at a time!) I have also owned my own retail businesses; a gift shop, a coffee house, a photography studio AND an online retail business and know what it takes to succeed (and fail) in retail.

At the heart of retail success is brand image and photography and these days my creativity is focussed on helping creative business owners achieve great photos.

I teach creative product photography through my Photocraft® Online Photography School and at various workshops. I inspire creative photography through my Photo Boards™ photography backgrounds and by speaking at craft/business events. I assist in Art Direction and planning for professional photo shoots, and (coming soon) will have a directory of recommended photographers right here on my website!

– Lyndsey James


Creating captivating imagery that tells the story of  a brand, product or service, working with both startup & heritage brands UK wide.

Art Direction

Working with established brands on styling and art direction to bring their imagery into the modern age, while remaining true to their roots.


Educating on the subject of product photography in a digital age through fun & friendly guest appearances at craft, blogging & business events around Europe.


Years Experience as a pro photographer


People photographed in my career!


Pages in my upcoming book!

Go behind the scenes

 It's a shutters closed kind of day as the heatwave continues and temperatures reach 38c this afternoon, some lovely clouds are forecast for the next few days and lovely warm 28c perfect for heading off to a vineyard ️🇫🇷  Every village is this pretty  we have driven past fields upon fields of sunflowers today, almost ready to bloom hoping they do in the next week or so before we return so I can grab some pics. The car is the coolest place to be  the streets are deserted because it's lunchtime and because it's schorchio, the car temp gauge said 48c so I reckon that should help the sunflowers along! ☀️ I have a little work to do today as we prepare for an exciting new retailer to take on @photoboardshq this is great news for our customers! Au revoir for now mon petit pois  🇫🇷  Beautiful sunset, although man what a heatwave ☀️ thankful for the stone walls and shutters
 We spent a balmy hot night exploring the local town, stumbling across lovely old steps, an epic cathedral and a monument to D'Artagnan (which got us both whistling the theme tune to Dogtanian!). It's the Fête de la musique across France so a lovely atmosphere and some great entertainment along the way ☀️🇫🇷  ☀️  Arrived in our little slice of heaven complete with Photo Boards worthy walls and French antique fittings ☀️✈️🇫🇷
 Pretty Fleurance, lots of old beautiful buildings, peeling painted shutters and bright flowers ☀️  We thought an early morning run would be fun but learned very quickly after just 2km that we should have got up *before* the sunshine, but I snapped this pretty photo. So we jumped in our little left hand drive  (we both keep hitting the door to change gear) and bombed along country lanes to pick up some 🥖 🥐🧀 and some  to make sangria, the countryside is just like Tuscany on that little route so I'll be heading back with camera at some point. Not today though, there is reading to do   Continuing our love story... We are packing for our 3rd honeymoon, it should make an interesting travel map someday! Bali ✈ Ireland ✈ next stop France! 🇫🇷 We are travelling to the foodie region of Gers for a wine tasting, cheese eating, market exploring, culinary adventure  #anniversary

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