Jim Zuckerman left his medical studies in 1970 to pursue his love of photography and turn it into a career. He has taught creative photography at many universities and private schools, including UCLA, the Hallmark School of Photography, the Palm Beach Photographic Center, and Kent State University. He currently leads many international photo excursions to exotic destinations such as Namibia, Burma, Ethiopia, Indonesia, India, Eastern Europe, Iceland and Brazil. Thus far, he has been to 89 countries.
Jim has had photo exhibitions in art galleries in Palm Springs, Delray Beach, Detroit, and Los Angeles. His fine art prints hang in dozens of private collections
Jim has been a contributing editor to Photographic Magazine for four decades. His images, articles, and photo features have been published in scores of books and magazines including Time-Life books, publications of the National Geographic Society, Outdoor Photographer, Life Magazine, Omni Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Shutterbug, Science Fiction Age, and National Wildlife. He is the author of 15 print books and 6 ebooks on photography, and he teaches many on-line courses for Betterphoto.com. In addition, he has produced three instructional DVDs that are available on Amazon.
The work of Jim Zuckerman has been used for packaging, advertising and editorial layouts in more than forty countries, and his work is sold as fine art prints in Ikea and hundreds of other furniture store outlets.
Pictured with Jim is his great Pyrenees, Rexie.