Jim Cornfield is a veteran commercial photographer, freelance journalist and travel writer based in Malibu Canyon, CA. 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 which Cornfield is a regular columnist and contributing feature writer. Over a career that spans 35 years, Jim Cornfield has 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. His photographs appear in advertisements corporate publications worldwide, for a clientele that includes NBC, CBS, Fox Television, Disney, Paramount Pictures, Hewlett-Packard, Dole, Occidental Petroleum, along with a gamut of periodicals from Reader's Digest to Popular Photography. Cornfield is the author of three books, and an experienced film and video director, having created many television commercials for his broadcasting clients. He was raised in suburban Los Angeles, graduated from UCLA and served as an officer in the US Air Force.