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.