Jim Zeilan received a bachelor’s degree from East Texas State University in Commerce in 1990 and began working soon afterwards as a full-time photographer. He also holds an associate degree in Digital Media Technology from Eastfield College. As corporate photographer for Texas State Technical College in Waco, he published hundreds of photos and honed his technological skills before accepting a position in photography and graphic arts at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.
He owns and operates Zeilan Photographic Design in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, specializing in weddings, family portraiture, commercial accounts and event photography. Professional achievements include numerous awards and several gallery showings. He teaches Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.