James Rushforth is an experienced and professional climber, mountaineer, skier and travel writer. An acclaimed photographer and four times published author who has worked with distinguished publishing houses Rockfax, Cicerone Press and FotoVue, James is one of the world’s most awarded photographers with twelve international photography competition wins. His most recent achievement saw a double first place at the prestigious International Photography Awards, where he was also named Special Photographer of the Year. His work has been published in numerous magazines and national newspapers including National Geographic, The Times, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph. James also writes tutorials and blog posts for a number of popular media platforms such as Viewbug and 500px and has appeared as a judge in several global competitions.

Based in the UK, James spends much of his time exploring the Italian Dolomites and Iceland, where he has come to establish himself as a leading authority on photography and extreme sports in both regions. He has partnered with Wild Photography Holidays to lead specialist photography workshops to the Arctic, Greenland, Iceland & Italy.

James is a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, a Breakthrough Photography Ambassador, is part of the Norrøna Pro Team and is kindly supported by Hilleberg.

If you would like more information on James’ work, are interested in joining him on a photography workshop or would just like to get in touch, please don’t hesitate to contact him.