After graduating from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara John moved to Los Angeles starting out as a photographic assistant then opening his own studio there.

Aftera successful career in photography John, moved into the lab business where he earned the respect of many of Los Angeles’s most successful photographers.

When the digital revolution started taking over and processing labs all but closed down John left Los Angeles for a year long tour around the United States. He ended up in his home town of San Diego where he now specializes in aviation and commercial photography.