A BIT ABOUT ME
The Paisley Productions is a creative company owned and operated by Photographer / Filmmaker James Paisley Chapman. Over the years he has passionately pursued creating high quality, engaging content that helps brands, charities and organisations communicate their vision and values.
My name is James Chapman, I'm married to Suzi and have two awesome children, Coral and Rocco.
After graduating from Swansea with a BA Hons, Photography in the Arts in 2004; I cut my teeth as a studio photographer in Cardiff, South Wales. Working there for over two years I developed a love of light and people, gaining principles and techniques that I base my work on to this day.
Taking the huge step to venture out on my own in 2008 I have not looked back. Highlights from the last 9 years include photographing in 18 countries on 5 continents, directing and producing films all over the world, and getting to meet so many inspiring people from across the globe.
I consider photography and filmmaking a great excuse to engage people in conversation and hear their stories.
I count it an honour to be able to give a voice to people through my work.
"Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes." Henri Cartier-Bresson
“If you wish to influence an individual or a group to embrace a particular value in their daily lives, tell them a compelling story.”
Greater Manchester West NHS, Open Doors UK, KOKO / Girls Brigade UK, Inspiration Networks, Disaster Aid International, Ben Cerullo Ministries, The Adventure Company, The Awakening, Elim Pentecostal Church, Dignity International, Surf Church Hossegor, Coffee Circle, Payal International Events, The Message Trust, Christianity Magazine, Ecclesiastical, Digital Bible Society, One World Futbol, MiMe Marketing, Myrtle House Gallery, Olive Cafe, 3MC, Johnny on the Spot, Redeeming Our Communities, Top Dog Promotions, Stockport Christian Counselling.