Jim Cornfield is a veteran commercial photographer and travel writer based in Malibu Canyon, CA. His photographs appear in advertising and publications worldwide, for a clientele that includes, NBC, CBS, Disney, Hewlitt-Packard, Dole, Occidental Petroleum, and a gamut of periodicals from Reader's Digest to Scientific American. Over a career that spans 35 years, he's been Feature Editor of Petersen's PhotoGraphic Magazine, Director of Photography for East/West Network, and was co-creator of the acclaimed book series, Masters of Contemporary Photography. Cornfield is also an experienced film and video director, having created many television commercials for his broadcasting clients. He's the author of three books, and his adventure and eco-travel articles, covering destinations from Israel, India, Costa Rica, Spain and Italy to Honduras, the Cayman Islands and Portugal, are widely published in magazines, including Scientific American, Continental Air Lines Magazine, and LA-based Rangefinder for whom Cornfield is a regular columnist and contributing editor. Cornfield was raised in suburban Los Angeles, graduated from UCLA and served as an officer in the US Air Force.