John Neel

face2_1_1_220x190John Neel is a fine art photographer whose skills and interests include electronic imaging, conventional and digital photography, stereo photography, pinhole photography, alternative processes, video, and synthesized sound. Perpetually pushing the limits of his work, John enjoys experimental imaging, the creative process and playing with all that photography offers.

John is the author of the book Rethinking Digital Photography by Sterling – Pixiq. The book was named a “Best of – 2011” by the Library Journal. It was also selected as one of the “Top Eleven Best Sellers of 2011” by Sterling Pixiq Books. This unique book looks at ways to capture the world using traditional and contemporary photo tools.

An expert in digital and analog imaging, John enjoys creating images using such things as simple lenses, pinholes and zone plates, analog cameras and non-traditional imaging techniques. As much at home with Photoshop and Lightroom as he is with a 35mm or 4×5 camera film camera, John blends established techniques drawn from the historical evolution of photography with contemporary cutting edge digital methods. His vision and talent explores the past, present and future of photography.

John’s work has been exhibited in public and private galleries and featured in magazines in the United States, Canada and Europe. He has taught creativity, art, digital imaging and photography at major universities and colleges in North America.

First and foremost a photographer, John lives and creates in upstate New York.

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