Jim Jordan

Jim Jordan Photography / White Cross Productions

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Work Experience

White Cross Productions


White Cross Productions is a full service film and print production company that strives to provide each client with creative solutions tailored to their specific needs. Established in 1990, White Cross provides full-service film and print shoots for award winning commercials, advertising campaigns, promotions and editorial spreads in the United States, Europe, South America, Asia, and other worldwide locations.

From planning and budgeting to smooth on-time delivery, the company offers clients, agencies and photographers alike complete local, national or global assistance with all production-related services. White Cross also serves as a consultant for clients who would like to rethink their branding and the way they execute their advertising budgets.
January 1994 - United States

Jim Jordan Photography Workshops


Jim Jordan is known across the globe as one of the world’s most renowned celebrity and fashion photographers. He shoots for Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, J Crew, Levi’s, De Beers Diamonds, to name a few, and shoots tons of celebrities including Charlize Theron, Leonardo Dicaprio, Jessica Alba, Drew Berrymore, Mila Kunis, etc. He is a rare gem in the photo industry; Jim has done it all. As the owner of his own photography and production companies, and after spending over 15 years working as a hair & makeup artist with the biggest celebrities and best photographers in the world, Jim has tons of knowledge on every aspect of the photography industry under his belt. As a self-taught photographer with no formal schooling or training, Jim is a true inspiration and is proof that the dream of owning a photography business can be successfully achieved without a photography degree. Participating in one of Jim’s workshops is one of the best investments you can possibly make toward your photography career.

Join Jim at his beautiful location chateau / studio in Calabasas, California on a life-changing adventure that will enhance your photography, your business and your life. Spread over two days, Jim’s workshop is a perfect balance of inspirational lectures, styled shoots with professional models, individual critiquing, and relationship building with Jim and other photographers who will likely become life-long friends. The workshop size is strictly limited to maximize your learning experience. Prepare to be inspired, challenged, informed and entertained as Jim teaches you everything you need to know to succeed in your photography career.
January 2007 - United States

Jim Jordan Photography


Growing up as a skater and surfer in sunny, Southern California, Jim Jordan spent his high school days scouting models and finding the next great faces of the coming generation. With a passion for beauty and styling, Jim quickly became a highly respected hair and makeup artist, traveling the world and working with the biggest actors, actresses and supermodels of the time, such as Cindy Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Farrah Fawcett, etc. He worked with the world’s best photographers, such as Herb Ritts, Peter Lindbergh, Steve Meisel, Patrick Demarchelier, to name a few, and after many years of behind the scenes experience as a hair and makeup artist, Jim picked up a camera and immediately developed his own unique style as a photographer. Jim now shoots celebrities such as Leonardo Dicaprio, Drew Berrymore, Charlize Theron, Marisa Miller, to name a few, and shoots for clients such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle, Marie Claire, etc. Jim also directs and shoots seamless campaigns for clients such as Mercedes Benz, J Crew, American Express, Warner Brothers, and many more. Jim has many sponsors who stand behind his work including Canon, Sony, Lexar, Wacom, Profoto, California Sunbounce, Broncolor, PhotoShelter, Phase One, Tamrac, LiveBooks, Seagate, Drobo, and Agency Access. Jim now lives in LA and NYC, and shoots in the most picture perfect places around world.
January 1994 - United States

White Cross Management


January 1985 - United States


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