Queenstown New Zealand Elopement Wedding Photographer - standing on a beach with a camera capturing stunning moments from a Queenstown Heli-Wedding & Elopement Package.

Creative Director

“Love your work, and you’ll never work a day in your life”

James is the Creative Director of Nomad Weddings.

Having spent 6 years in Singapore, 5 years in Japan and the rest of time in New Zealand split between Auckland, Wellington and Queenstown, his multicultural background lets him emphasise with a vast range of international clientele.

James is half-Japanese and half-Chinese (Hong Kong), and lives in Queenstown with his wife who is Korean.

Current Project:


  • Creative Direction
  • Web Marketing
  • Team Management & Training, using the Japanese philosophies of “Kaizen” and “Ikigai”.
  • Customer Feedback & Satisfaction
  • Process Auditing


Running a small business environment in a small town, is a bit of an echo chamber – it is easy to notice things that are right in front of us, but external perspectives are always appreciated.