John Bruno


John Bruno became interested in photography during a tour of duty with the U.S. Air Force in Spain (1966-70).

Using a simple fixed focal length 35mm rangefinder camera he documented his travels in Europe and became hopelessly hooked.  In 1972 his love of photography and sports collided as he landed a coveted freelance photographer position with the New York Giants that  lasted until 1983.
He was a member of Canon’s “Professional Program” where he had an opportunity to explore vitrually every piece of photographic hardware and lens Canon had to offer.  He was “a kid in a very upscale candy store.”

Initially John resisted digital image technology but in 2002 he invested in his first digital camera (Nikon Coolpix 4500) which he learned to use on a 7 hour flight to London.  After a week of shooting digital in London and Paris his addiction reached a new level!
John is currently using a Canon 7D and a variety of Canon, Sigma and Tamron lenses.
He is the Educational Vice-President for the Manhasset-Great neck Camera Club.

John’s specialty is photographing performers.  He has had the pleasure of photographing Jefferson Starship, Bad Company, Orleans, The Temptations, Tom Chapin and a host of others.
John teaches Photoshop and photographic composition.

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