James Tamba-Martha is a dedicated photographer and filmmaker who lives in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. His main goal is to capture the beauty of ordinary moments through his photographs. James strongly believes in the power of visual storytelling and uses his camera to tell compelling stories. For James, every project is an opportunity to create something unique. He approaches each shoot with a combination of creativity, technical expertise, and attention to detail. Whether it's a portrait, a stunning landscape, or a captivating short film, he strives to capture the essence of the moment and create visual stories that will have a lasting impact. With over five years of experience in the field, James has worked on a diverse range of projects, including collaborations with Andrea Stultiens, a photographer and researcher from The Netherlands, Judith Prat a Spanish Photographer and Filmmaker and the Gullah Geechee Sierra Leone, a black American Pan-African organization. His work was recognized at the Sierra Leone photo exhibition in Freetown, celebrating the first Birthday of King Charles III in the UK, and also in the newsletter of the Africa Young Indigenous Leaders, a Pan-African organization based in South Africa. James' content has been accepted on international photo collection platforms and websites such as Flickr, Getty Images, PayDeck, and Newshunter, and his work has been credited on many social media platforms. Such recognition fuels James' commitment to pushing the boundaries of creativity, and he continues to strive for excellence in all of his work.
Freetown and Sunsets
The boundless beauty of #Koidu City, located in the #Kono District.
Meet #Amara, a skilled #jelly coconut vendor on the streets of #Koidu, who spends his day delighting his customers with refreshing coconut jelly water, as well as his skill with a little machete.
A Golden evening captured from #Kailahun, Eastern Sierra Leone.
In Kono district, residents of #Fuero told me about an ancient tale concerning the mountains before us. It is said that 'Tainsaykaima', the man on the right, and 'Tainsaymusuma', the lady on the left, were a loving couple who shared a strong bond.
Wild leaf, Sierra Leone.
Aberdeen Bridge in Freetown.
Morning drew on Spider web
Zion Waterfall in Grafton Freetown.
cuckoo spit on a leaf in Kambia Sierra Leone.
Government Wharf in Freetown.
A church in Freetown
Boat Paddle scene in Rokupr, Kambia Sierra Leone.
Red Sawa-Sawa fruit in Port Loko, Sierra Leone
A corridor at Kissi mental home in Freetown.
Hastings Toll gate in Freetown
A BLIND LADY CALLS FOR HELP FROM GOVERNMENT AND NGOs
Persons living with Albinism speaks over Government neglect.
Food Stuff Spoilage in Kono District; Traders raise concern.
Effect of Covid-19 on Artisan work
Children Special Needs (Autistic Children) calls for Government support during pandemic.
Beggars in Freetown call for Government's Support.
A War Amputee in Kailahun Calls for help.
"I didn't give birth to my son in this condition"; Kadiatu Sesay, mother of Gasimu Kargbo 14 calling for urgent medical attention for her sick son.
Grasshopper meal in the Kissi land of Sierra Leone.
Gullah Leone Union Launch at God's House International.
Sacred Jawei Chiefdom secret
Covid-19 hit Sierra Leone Museum
Made in Africa Palm wine beverage (Poyo)