think I'm only a nature photographer. I also enjoy architecture and
fine art photography using shape, form and color. That shows in my
outdoor work also. Photography has been a way for me to define myself.
It also serves as kind of a diary of my adult life. When I look at an
old image of mine, I can recall vividly what kind of day it was and my
emotions at the time."
"It's still a rectangle!" When workshop students get too wrapped up
in technical stuff (especially digital) I remind them, and sometimes
myself, to return to basic composition. After all, it all begins in
that little viewfinder."
John has published beautiful books on photography and guides, including Wild
and Beautiful Montana, Wild and Beautiful Montana II, Wild and
Beautiful Glacier, Glacier Impressions, Montana (Fodors Compass