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 tours to exotic destinations such as Namibia, Burma, Indonesia, Patagonia, Russia, France, the Balkans, Iceland, and Brazil. Thus far, he has been to 96 countries.
Jim has had photo exhibitions in art galleries in Palm Springs, Delray Beach, Detroit, and Los Angeles. His fine art prints hang in scores of private collections.
Jim was 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 books in print and 10 ebooks on photography, and he teaches online courses on photography available through this website.
The work of Jim Zuckerman has been used for packaging, advertising and editorial layouts in more than forty countries.
Pictured with Jim is his great Pyrenees, Rexie.