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Meticulous Still Life Collages with Visual Impact

By fotosiamo on February 7th 2013

Photographer Jim Golden’s series of still life, as styled by Kristin Lane, is a great creative exercise of applying meticulous attention to spatial relationship through the use of shapes, negative space, and orderly clutter.

Jim’s collection of still-life images can work both as a fine art abstract piece to hang on a wall and a deconstructed showpiece for a catalog or magazine. It also shows the level of thought and process behind arranging dozens of objects in just the right way as they relate to surrounding objects and to the overall image.


The image of the cameras was commissioned by Nike, and according to PetaPixel, involved over 190 cameras, lenses, and accessories.


Nike Camera Shoot : Jim Golden Studios

Here are several other examples of Jim’s still life collages. Be sure to check out more of his images on his websites: You can also purchase a large print of his cameras collage.





Check out this timelapse video on the Camping Gear to see the kind of work involved to making these still life images possible:

Vintage Camping Gear Time Lapse from Jim Golden Studio on Vimeo.

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About Jim Golden

Specializing in people, portraits, fashion and still life, Jim Golden Studio is an embodiment of its owner’s aesthetic vision. As a photographer, Jim brings an artist’s eye and an enthusiast’s passion to his work, creating striking imagery that strives to capture the essence of his subjects. Rather than imposing a conventional standard of beauty, Jim accentuates what’s unique about a person or object and shares this special quality with the viewer.

Jim first learned his craft in the fast-paced, competitive world of New York advertising, where he spent several years working as a high-end compositor and visual effects specialist. It was a stressful way to make a living, but it was a great way to learn about the industry. Still, he often found his mind drifting to the snowy slopes of far-away mountains . . .

So in 2000, with a sense of manifest destiny, he packed his bags and headed West, settling in Portland where he opened his full-service photography and digital imaging studio.

As a professional with more than 15 years of experience, Jim knows how to work within client budgets and meet their deadlines. Equally important, he knows that there’s more to life than budgets and deadlines, and his easy-going, good-humored attitude ensures that clients will not only get top-quality work, but will enjoy the process of getting there.

Jim lives in Portland with his wife and two children. He does not miss New York.


Joe is a rising fashion and commercial photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. He blends creativity and edge with a strong style of lighting and emotion in his photographs. Be sure to check out his work at and connect with him on Google Plus and on Facebook


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