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Jim S.

Average rating of 5.0 out of 5 based on 16 reviews

Jim Shick is a very experienced commercial photographer with over 30 years professional experience serving Southern California. He has a Bachelors degree from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara. He specializes in Product, Food, Real Estate, Portraits, Fashion, and Video, having completed over 3,500 shoots all over the world. Jim clients include Disney, Walmart, K-Mart, Costco, Spencer's and Spirit Stores just to name a few.

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Canon EOS 5D Mark III | Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Canon 50mm f/1.8 | Canon 100mm f/2.8 | Samyang 14mm f/2.8 | Sigma 24mm f/1.8 | Sigma 28mm f/1.8 | Sigma 35mm f/1.4 | Sigma 85mm f/1.4 | Zeiss 135mm f/1.8 | Canon 16-35mm f/4 | Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 | Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 | Samyang 12mm f/2.8



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What do you love about your job?

I love the freedom and creativity that photography allows me. Its fun to take a thought or vision in my mind and turn it into something everyone can appreciate. Growing up my brother was a magician and I feel that inspired me do make my own magic. At the end of the day its all about pleasing the client and I only feel I have done my job when the client is happy with the final images.

What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?

Before I do any photo shoot I always talk through all the details of the shoot and make sure the client and I are on the same page. We discuss wardrobe, location, hair, makeup, props, poses, lighting, weather and expectations. The more we communicate upfront the better the results. It puts both the client and myself at ease so we can both relax during the shoot and it shows.

Awards, honors, and recognitions received

Published in "Who's Who among rising young Americans".

A fun fact about this photographer

When cleaning out my parents garage to build a darkroom I discovered their long forgotten stash of hard liquor. Needless to say my first darkroom also became my first bar. I was very popular in high school. Some say thats really what got me into photography.

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