Joshua Taylor (b. 1991) is a Richmond, Virginia based self-taught photographer. His work emerges at the intersection of conventional photography and the virtual world. Since 2011, Joshua's aim has been to illuminate the beauty of human imagination by bridging photography with the environments of video games.
Over the years, he has had the opportunity to work with companies such as McCann London, CRAFT London, PhotoWorld China, Microsoft Xbox, and Bossa Studios to achieve imagery suited for their endeavors. With this experience, he is effective at communicating with producers, artists, and public relations personnel to ensure all needs are met and brief is fulfilled with quick turn around times.
Joshua’s video game capture work (or in-game photography / virtual photography) is represented through Josh Taylor Creative and previous names such as //NOTRL and JTGP.
He is currently available for assignment or collaboration worldwide. Joshua works with people and brands to tell powerful stories and communicate effective messaging through virtual imagery. You can find a tearsheet here.
No Man's Sky
No Man's Sky
Cyberpunk 2077
Cyberpunk 2077
Assassin's Creed: Origins
Assassin's Creed: Origins
Star Wars: Battlefront II
Star Wars: Battlefront II
What clients have said

"I worked with Josh on creating a collection of in-game screenshots that exemplified the marketing pillars, to be used across all marketing platforms including POS. Josh was a pleasure to work with, and produced some excellent screens which truly embodied the spirit of the game; chaotic multiplayer-based surgery. I would highly recommend his creative services." 
- Ryan Hill, Senior Brand Manager at Bossa Studios

"I worked with Josh for a project in 2020 which was for an online Star Wars emulation project. Josh is extremely creative, passionate, and very detail orientated. His work speaks for itself, he has an eye that can capture an in-game moment and make it last forever. I couldn't recommend him highly enough, an overall fantastic guy with a great attitude."

- Ash Holley, Project Admin at SWG Legends

2020. Bossa Studios. "Surgeon Simulator 2". Digital Advertising. United Kingdom.
2019. McCann London. "Visit Xbox: The Rough Guide to Xbox". Outdoor Advertising. United Kingdom.
2019. McCann London. "Visit Xbox: The Birth of Gaming Tourism". Outdoor Advertising. United Kingdom.​​​​​​​

2021. Hybrid Festival. "Interconectividad". Exhibition. Spain.
2020. Vision Ultravioleta. "Virtual Photo: Más allá de la realidad". Exhibition. Spain.
2016. Nvidia. "Nvidia Ansel and In-Game Art". Major Presentation. United States.​​​​​​​
2020. Valentine Museum. "Photographic Archive of Black Lives Matter Movement". by Valentine Museum x RVA Magazine. Archive. United States.
2018. Routledge Taylor & Francis. "photographies, Volume 11, Issue 2-3, Photography in the Digital " by Winfried Gerling. Academic Journal. United Kingdom.
2016. University of Milan. "Video Games & Photography: A Brief History" by Marco De Mutiis. Lecture. Italy.
2012. VideoGameTourism. "Virtual Light: Exploring In-Game Photography and Photo History" by Eron Rauch. Essay. United States.
2021. SWG Legends. Online. Worldwide.
2020. Bijutsu Techo. Magazine Issue #1083. Japan.
2020. 8News WRIC Richmond. Online. United States.
2020. LINK. Online. Italy.
2019. PhotoWorld. Magazine Issue #451. China.
2017. Polka. Magazine Issue #34. France.
2016. Chip. Online. Poland.
2016. Computerbase. Online. Germany.
2016. HardwareZone. Online. Singapore.
2016. ProVideo. Online. Worldwide.
2016. Fotomuseum. Online. Switzerland.
2016. GameVideoArt. Online. Italy.
2016. Xataka. Online. Spain.
2016. DigitalRev. Online. Worldwide.
2016. SlashGear. Online. United States.
2016. GamerNexus. Online. Worldwide.

2016. Nvidia Geforce. Online. Worldwide.
2016. Nvidia. Online. Worldwide.
2015. Fotomuseum. Online. Switzerland.
2014. Escena. Online. Mexico.
2013. RockPaperShotgun. Online. United Kingdom.
2013. TheCircular. Online. United Kingdom.
2013. Killscreen. Online. United States.
2012. thegap. Online. Austria.
2012. fstoppers. Online. United States.
2012. HuffingtonPost. Online. United States.
2012. Die Ziet. Online Newspaper. Germany.
2012. PetaPixel. Online. Worldwide.
2012. Polycount. Online. Worldwide.
2012. Gameranx. Online. Worldwide.
2011. Wired. Online. Italy.
March, 2021. Society of Virtual Photographers. Star Wars: Galaxies.
June, 2020. RVAMag. Here Once Stood. Richmond, VA.
May, 2020. RVAMag. Contextualized. Richmond, VA.
May, 2020. GamerGram. Bioshock: Infinite.
May, 2020. Society of Virtual Photographers. Battlefield 1.
March, 2020. GamerGram. Halo 5: Guardians.
February, 2020. The Captured Collective. Mass Effect 2.
February, 2020. Society of Virtual Photographers. Battlefield 3.
February, 2020. The Captured Collective. Mass Effect 1.
July, 2019. GamerGram. Halo 2.
July, 2019. GamerGram. Battlefield 2.
June, 2019. Society of Virtual Photographers. Assassin's Creed: Odyssey.
January, 2019. Society of Virtual Photographers. Battlefield 3.
November, 2018. LensCulture. B&W Awards Participant. Battlefield 3.

September, 2018. Digital Horizons. Set #213. Star Wars: Battlefront 2
September, 2018. Society of Virtual Photographers. Assassin's Creed: Origins.
May, 2018. Digital Horizons. Set #208. Battlefield 3.
May, 2018. Society of Virtual Photographers. Mass Effect: Andromeda.
May, 2018. Digital Horizons. Set #207. Planetside 2.
March, 2018. Digital Art. Gallery #98. Star Wars: Battlefront 2
February, 2018. Society of Virtual Photographers. Star Citizen.
January, 2018. Digital Horizons. Set #202. Star Wars: Battlefront 2.
January, 2018. Digital Horizons. Set #195. Battlefield 1.
December, 2016. Digital Horizons. Set #148. Mirror's Edge.
May, 2014. VideoGameTourism. "A Distant Sadness". Battlefield 3.
March, 2014. Killscreen. War Thunder.
July, 2012. VideoGameTourism. RAGE.
July, 2012. VideoGameTourism. Mirror's Edge.
November, 2011. IGN. "Grace". Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
While Josh Taylor Creative is open for work for hire editorial and commercial assignment, all the virtual photography images on this website and virtual photography archives, including all featured on the blog, Instagram, Flickr, Tumblr, Facebook, or Pinterest are not available for individual purchase as prints nor are they to be shared unless accreditation is properly provided. If looking to share any Josh Taylor Creative work, a variety of formats can be made available if requested. All assets within virtual photography images are the property of the video game developers and/or publishers. If you are interested in purchasing any Josh Taylor Creative digital/analog images, commission him to produce virtual or conventional imagery that matches your specific requirements, you have any further questions, or you would just like to say hello - please email me:
All of the images on this website and affiliated websites are posted without watermarks or signatures to ensure a full appreciation of the images without distractions. The omission of watermarks and signatures should not be interpreted as permission to copy, duplicate, use for reference or inspiration, or recreate, in whole or in part, in any manner, including, but not limited to digital, video, drawing, or painting. 
Please drop me a line if interested in doing any of these types of creations using my work.
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