Philip Goodman was born and raised in New York City. He has spent most of his life in Dallas, where he has a distinguished career in the practice and teaching of internal medicine. Now he has embarked upon a second career in photography, which has been a lifelong hobby and passion. He has refined this new profession through the mentoring of David Newman, professor of fine arts at Brookhaven College. Fascinated with the process of printing outside of the darkroom, he manipulates filters and experiments with computerized calculations.