Jim MacKenzie is a photographer and graphic designer based in Santa Cruz, California. His commercial photographic specialties are architectural/interior, landscape/garden, editorial, and imagery promoting higher education and the arts. As a graphic designer, Jim specializes in the design of books and printed collateral promoting and supporting culture and the arts and in magazine art direction and design for higher education and arts-and-culture–related nonprofits. His personal photographic work focuses on the built environment, the human-altered natural landscape, urban infrastructure, and industrial surfaces and textures.