Makeup Artistry & Photography

James Mac Inerney is an Irish makeup artist & photographer,  based in London & Dublin.

His skills range from beauty, editorial, SFX to TV/Film, commercial & Theatrical makeup. His photographic work varies from conceptual portraiture to editorial, events & wedding photography, with 7 years experience.

A graduate of Dublin City University, Ireland, with a BSc in Multimedia. He was lead photographer in his 1st class honours group thesis "Perception".  His work & projects were recognised throughout the three years in university through various accolades.

James furthered his skills, graduating from VanityX Makeup Academy & Studio in Dublin 2017 with a diploma in Beauty, Fashion, Theatre & Media Makeup.   James was awarded Social Media Student Of The Year for his online presence and self promotion.

Passionate for both photography and makeup,  he competed to win "Creative Artist" & "Creative Facechart of the Year" at the Irish Beauty Fair, RDS,  Dublin.  


Time-Lapse tutorials of fantasy makeup creations, to name a few! Check out my albums of various work for more looks. 

Spotlight EyeMakeup Space Themed look created August 2018, in The Makeup Store, Dublin, Ireland.


Recent production work has included RTÉ TV series, "Finding Joy", Treasure Entertainment Productions, under the directory of Makeup designer Siobhán Harper-Ryan. 

 James was the onset makeup artist for Wella Hair Trendvision awards in March 2018  and makeup artist for Irish Designers Jill&Gill's exclusive "Female Icons" 2018 clothing collection. 

Celebrity clients have included London based Irish TV actor & comedian Aisling Bea. 

As of September 2018 James has been London based, working as a Makeup trainee with Screen Skills Academy,  first working on CBBC's "Horrible Histories" TV series, produced by Lion TV Productions.

 Further work developed with Tesco's "Celebrating 100 Years" commercial, produced by Riff Raff productions, and TV makeup with Chanel 4, BBC3 & ITV2, for various independent production companies. 

For inquiries, bookings and collaborations contact James via phone, email or any connected social media platforms.

Makeup Artistry


JMac Makeup artistry was established in 2017. 

 I work to bring out the best of my client's natural beauty. 

For creative artistry I strive to execute any concept to the highest creative standard.

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Foto Mac Photography was established in 2011.

 My vision as a photographer is to capture the unexpected, to illuminate the unnoticed and highlight what is not always necessarily obvious to an untrained eye.


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