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John Neel is a fine art photographer whose skills and interests include electronic imaging, conventional and digital photography, stereo photography, video, synthesized sound, 3D animation and new media. Perpetually pushing the limits of his work, John enjoys experimental imaging, alternative techniques, the creative process and playing with all that photography offers.
John is the author of the recently released 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. Newly released in July, this unique book looks at ways to capture the world using traditional and contemporary photo tools. His newest book is scheduled for release sometime in late 2012.
An expert in digital 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 as he is with a 4x5 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 is among other things, a teacher and graphic designer who lives and creates in upstate New York.
You can find John's digital photography blog at lensgarden.com where he posts to the photographic community.