Jim Koepnick

  • Lens100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | C
  • CameraNIKON D5
  • Shutter1/160
  • ApertureF5-6.3
  • PhotographerJim Koepnick

Meet Jim

Jim Koepnick is one of the leading aviation photographers today, photographing for Cirrus Aircraft, Flying Magazine, Plane and Pilot, Air and Space Smithsonian, AOPA and EAA. He also shoots for the USA Today Network - Wisconsin in the Oshkosh area, specializing in sports and action. His freelance clients include Ripon College, AACD and Our Wisconsin Magazine.

Previously, Jim was Chief Photographer at the Experimental Aviation Association for 28 years. In that role, he photographed over 1000 aircraft while on air-to-air missions and supplied over 500 cover images for EAA Publications.

His photography has been a consistent winner of awards from Aviation Week and Space Technology, Wisconsin Imaging Photographers Association, American Advertising Federation and Calendar Marketing Association. His photojournalism has received awards from Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Press Photographers Association and Inland Press.

I trust the build, the sharpness and the reliability of my SIGMA lenses.

Professional Photographer - Jim Koepnick

Artist Statement

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  • CameraILCE-9
  • Lens28mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art
  • Shutter1/2000
  • ApertureF1.4
  • PhotographerJim Koepnick