Jim Erickson

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Jim Erickson is one of the nation’s preeminent commercial photographers. For over 30 years, he has created timeless imagery for hundreds of blue chip clients, including AT&T, American Express, Wells Fargo, Cisco, Pinnacle Entertainment, General Motors, HBO, Pfizer, Merrill Lynch, United Airlines, and Home Depot. Jim has won over 100 awards from publications and organizations such as CA, Graphis, PDN, Print, GDUSA, ADC San Francisco and the Advertising Photographers of America. He is known for his ability to capture spontaneous and unexpectedly telling moments that connect with the viewer in a way that just makes you want to be there. A native of Eau Claire WI, Jim received formal photography training at RIT, and he is now based in Petaluma CA. Jim is also the founder of FatCat Digital, a digital post-production facility as well as Erickson Stock, a premiere stock photography and video boutique. Most recently, Jim has been shooting lots of video for clients and Erickson Stock, rapidly adding high quality video content to both his and his clients’ libraries. When not on assignment, Jim can be found surfing the Pacific, practicing yoga and spending time with his sons Luke and Leif, who have quickly become Jim’s favorite subjects for his personal work.

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