Publication History

Jim has had over 300 travel articles and over 1,000 photographs published to date. Call or email jim@candidperceptions.com for specific information.

BOOKS

1. OUTHOUSES; photos by Jim Umhoefer: MBI, Inc. 2005

2. Fodor's 2003 USA Guide: Minnesota and Wisconsin Chapter updates (current project)

3. Fodor's 2001 USA Guide: Minnesota and Wisconsin chapter updates

4. OUTHOUSES: IMAGES and CONTEMPLATIONS; two photographs by Jim Umhoefer; BrownTrout Publishers, Inc. (San Mateo, CA; 1998)

5. GUIDE TO MINNESOTA OUTDOORS; text and photographs by Jim Umhoefer; NorthWord Press, Inc. (Minocqua, WI; 1992); 3rd printing

6. GUIDE TO WISCONSIN OUTDOORS; text and photographs by Jim Umhoefer; NorthWord Press, Inc. (Minocqua, WI; 1990) 3rd printing

7. OLD WORLD WISCONSIN; cover photography by Jim Umhoefer; Heartland Press (Minocqua, WI; 1990)

8. HEALTHY LIVING IN WISCONSIN (anthology; "Ah, Wisconsin Wilderness!" by Jim Umhoefer); Montgomery Media, Inc. (Milwaukee; 1989)

9. ALL SEASON GUIDE TO MINNESOTA'S PARKS, CANOE ROUTES and TRAILS; test and photographs by Jim Umhoefer; NorthWord Press, Inc. (1984)

10. ALL SEASON GUIDE TO WISCONSIN'S PARKS, FORESTS, and TRAILS; text and photographs by Jim Umhoefer; NorthWord Press, Inc. (1982)

AWARDS

The Friends of the UM-Duluth Library: Fifth Annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Award (1993) for GUIDE TO MINNESOTA OUTDOORS

Council for Wisconsin Writers: 1983 Non-Fiction award for ALL SEASON GUIDE TO WISCONSIN'S PARKS, FORESTS, and TRAILS

RELATED ACTIVITIES

Originator/Facilitator of Sinclair Lewis Writers Conferences (1990-present) for the Sinclair Lewis Foundation of Sauk Centre, MN

Photographer/publicist for NATIONAL OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SCHOOL (NOLS) Canyon Section of Semester in the Rockies course; Sept.-Oct. 1997

Photographer/publicist for WORLD ATHLETIC TOURS international track meets in Jamaica, West Indies; summer 1979

Photographer-Writer for the University of Wisconsin-Madison DAILY CARDINAL newspaper; 1974-77