photography team



Every day I am inspired to capture fleeting moments of joy and turn them into eternal memories. I believe that love changes you, whether that be loving a partner or finally being confident in your own skin. Everyone deserves the chance to have love captured on camera, and I believe that experience should be authentic and personal. When I relocated to this beautiful city that I now call home, I knew that it was the start of something new. It feels so right to be here with you, now! Charleston, let’s make some memories.

Surrender Films - James


I first got behind a lens in 2012 while I was a musician touring far and wide with my band. In an effort to produce our own photo and video content, I was shooting tons of photos and producing videos that would collect millions of YouTube views and television airplay all around the world.

In 2015 I relocated to Charleston.

Once I arrived I decided that my camera was going to be my livelihood.  When I’m not working you can most likely find me digging through my record collection, surfing, or taking trips down to Walt Disney World.