Visual leader, conveniently located between New York City and Philadelphia, Jim is a sought-after photo consultant, photo editor, director and producer with over 25 years of experience who is always looking for the next creative assignment. He contributes his skills to a wide variety of projects for in-house marketing departments, and advertising-design agencies. In addition, Jim works with commercial photographers to create new promotional websites and print portfolios that are designed to showcase their best work to attract new clients that meet their business and creative goals. Jim also enjoys mentoring emerging photographers by providing instruction and guidance to improve their production skills. Always on the look-out for the next creative assignment, Jim is eager to bring his skills to your next project.
"Collaboration between creative professionals is the best way to create sophisticated and compelling imagery, is a philosophy that I have adopted and applied to all aspects of my professional career."
Jim has contributed to advertising, promotional and editorial projects for domestic and international media/publishing companies. He has acquired a wide range of skills that include account management, photographer relations and image usage rights. His well-rounded talents and willingness to apply his skills to new and creative projects make him a valued contributor for your project or company.
“It's sometimes hard to take two different genres and edit that into a cohesive flow... but since my edit and the printing, I now have so much new work! It's going to be time to make some new pages for my book really, really soon.”
Lauren V. Allen, Photographer
photo editing • photo direction • photo shoot production (still and video) • art buying • contract negotiation • team building • account management • stock research • usage rights • recipe development • budgeting • P&L • workflow • photographer relations • mentoring • vendor relations • model agency relations • photo operations • digital asset management • portfolio and website editing & curating • traditional and digital photo techniques • color correction •
Proficient in Photoshop, Lightroom and GlobalEdit programs.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (image rights and photo research), Stockfood America (recipe development from existing photos), Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce (video production), CF Martin & Company (usage rights consulting), Olive With A Twist (product photography, online marketing, and recipe development), Scott Hewitt, Photographer (website curation and promotional marketing).
MetaShred™ DVD (shoot production for Men's Health), Fitbie (special interest publication for Microsoft Network & Rodale Inc.), Yoga for Runners DVD (shoot production and photo editing) Paula Deen's Southern Cooking Bible, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker (shoot production for promotional websites)
Sound Mind Sound Body, South Beach Diet Series, Dr. Shapiro’s Picture Perfect Weight Loss, The History of Martin Guitar & Co., 8 Minutes in the Morning.