Jim Koepnick’s artistry, skill and experience have resulted in award-winning images that have been printed in magazines such as Life, Time, Flying, Men's Journal, People, Wisconsin Trails and Popular Mechanics. He is a member of the National Press Photographers Association, Wisconsin Professional Photographers Association, National Association of Photoshop Professionals and the International Society of Aviation Photographers.
His photography has been a consistent winner of awards from Aviation Week and Space Technology, Wisconsin Professional Photographers Association, American Advertising Federation and Calendar Marketing Association in recent years. His photojournalism has received awards from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Press Photographers Association and Inland Press.
Jim’s "Hands of Time" photograph of the Omro, Wisconsin clock tower appeared in the Oshkosh Northwestern Newspaper in 1980 and gained national exposure when it was picked up by the Associated Press the following day and distributed as a reminder of the change from daylight saving time. Afterwards, it was requested by Life magazine to be used as their back page feature "Just One More." The photograph was also showcased in the book Life Classic Photographs, A Personal Interpretation by John Loengard.
In addition to his astonishing photography, Jim applies his creative and artistic talent to graphic design and website development. He has developed websites, trade show banners/graphics and advertisements for personal, business and non-profit organizations. His graphic design has won first place awards from the American Advertising Federation.