About Me

Hi, I'm James

My name is James Assinder and I am a professional freelance photographer based near Cardiff in South Wales.

I specialise in providing professional property, sports and event photography in South Wales and the surrounding areas.

Contact me to discuss my photography services by clicking on the button below.

My experience

I have experience of covering sports events including official match night photography as the lead photographer for the Cardiff Devils and Cardiff Fire ice hockey clubs. I have covered major ice hockey events such as the IIHF Continental Cup and Champions Hockey League. I have also covered championship events for the Elite Ice Hockey League, including the Playoff Finals and Challenge Cup Finals.

My ice hockey images have been published in news articles and featured in the media including BBC Sport, ITV Sport and Viaplay Sports.

As part of the Football Association of Wales hosting the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final in Cardiff I worked as the assistant photographer for the trophy experience photographing iconic locations and visiting local communities all across the country.

I have also worked with serviced accommodation specialists Tŷ SA since 2019, providing professional property photos to advertise their property lets online and for marketing purposes on social media.

Where it started

My interest in photography sparked from a young age. Following in the footsteps of my dad and his love for photography, I regularly had a camera in my hand capturing images wherever I went. This interest naturally grew from a hobby into a career over time, learning new skills and developing a keen eye for detail.

My passion

I have a passion for sports photography and continue to build on my portfolio drawing on my keen eye for detail and perfection. I am also a keen travel photographer, taking my camera on local adventures and trips to foreign countries.

Frequently asked questions

What locations can you attend?

I am readily available to cover photography assignments throughout South Wales and the surrounding areas. I am also happy to travel across the UK. Please contact me to discuss your photography requirements.

What camera equipment do you use?

I use all of my own professional Nikon cameras and lenses with the latest technology capable of producing the highest quality images in all conditions.

Do you hold full insurance cover?

Yes, I hold public liability insurance cover of £1 million as well as professional indemnity insurance cover of £75 thousand. My camera and computer equipment are also all fully insured.