As a Commercial photographer, JAMES KERR is best known for photographing Houses, Gardens, Interiors, & Landscapes.
His work can also be found in a variety of publications from magazines to coffee table books.
He lives near Stratford upon Avon, UK and travels nationally and internationally for his work.
Now semi retired as a photographer in order to concentrate on his painting, he still works on various commissions and for some retained clients.
“I attempt to capture the sublime moments of time and place, endeavouring to create images
that go beyond the purely representational. I seek simplicity and try to impose some order on unruly nature.
I look for the abstracted qualities of geometry and structure that underpin all good works of art.”
PUBLISHED WORK AND PROJECTS :
This is now his main area of interest with more work in preparation.
Silent Landscape, Battlefields of the Western Front 1914-1918.
Silent Landscape at Gallipoli, The Battlefields of the Dardanelles one hundred years on.
To Our Brothers, Memorials to a Lost Generation of British Schools.
Coffee table book of Warwickshire, Foreword by Judi Dench. Written by Robert Colvile. See published work
Private Gardens of England : By Tania Compton and Little Brown Publishing - contributing photographer.
Capability Brown Tercentenary Exhibition 2016 - Lenses on a Landscape Genius, contributing photographer.
Finalist International Garden Photographer of the Year 2011 & 2012.
National Trust accredited photographer.
Tours, Workshops and Lectures
Following the publication of several books on the Great War he is available as a tour guide to the Western Front, Gallipoli, Normandy and Operation Market Garden.
He is happy to talk or teach on a wide range of photographic or Great War related subjects. see Battlefield Tours