Washington, DC, United States
John's work has appeared in or assignments completed for The Washington Post, USA Today, Time, Life, Newsweek, The National Geographic Society, and Rolling Stone, among many others. John has produced three commissioned books for the Smithsonian and the second edition of his book Best Business Practices for Photographers, remains a best-seller. He has lectured across the United States to events for the American Society of Media Photographers, Advertising Photographers of America, Professional Photographers of America, and the National Press Photographers Association, and currently serves as a National Director on the board of the American Society of Media Photographers.
A 2007 recipient of the United Nations' Leadership Award in the field of photography, John received the NPPA's Morris Berman Citation in 2007 for special contributions advancing the interests of photojournalism, and in 2013 he received the J. Winton Lemen Fellowship Award for continuing outstanding service in the interests of press photography and for outstanding technical achievement in photography.
2013 - NPPA's J. Winton Lemen Citation, 2011 - NPPA's Morris Berman Citation, 2007 - UN Int'l Photographic Council Leadership Award