Jim Colton

Jim Colton
Jim Colton is a veteran photo editor who has worked in the industry for over 40 years at organizations such as the Associated Press, Newsweek, Sipa Press, and most recently just finished a 15 year stint at Sports Illustrated. He’s on the board of directors for the renowned Eddie Adams Workshop and is a huge influence in the world of photography and a mentor to many. He was named Magazine Picture Editor of the Year in 2008 by the National Press Photographers Association; and has been acknowledged as one of the 100 most important people in photography by American Photo.

Posts by Jim Colton:

#PBInstaCageMatch Instagram Contest #8 Winner

Halloween - Dillon Shane Deaton

Check out the winner and honorable mentions from our “Halloween” Instagram contest and find out what the next contest theme is!

Photo Contest Bashing: That Time of Year – by Jim Colton

Paolo Pellegrin

Renowned photo editor Jim Colton gives his opinion about all the recent bashing winners of this year’s photo contests are receiving.

In Focus – Q&A with Photo Editor Jim Colton

Jim Colton

In his new column “In Focus”, Alex Federowicz interviews successful photo editors and industry leaders. In this Q&A, Alex speaks with legendary photo editor Jim Colton and discusses his career and what makes a great image.