John Sexton

Assistant and technical consultant to Ansel Adams. International Photography Hall of Fame Inductee.

John Sexton, International Photography Hall of Fame inductee, is recognized as a photographer, master print maker, workshop instructor, and lecturer. He is the author of four books; Quiet Light, Listen to the Trees, Places of Power, and Recollections. Sexton is best known for his luminous hand crafted traditional silver gelatin black and white photographs of the natural environment.

He is director of the John Sexton Photography Workshops, and over the past four decades has conducted hundreds of photography workshops, seminars, and lectures around the globe. Sexton served as Photographic Assistant and Technical Consultant to photographer Ansel Adams from 1979 to 1984. His photographs have appeared in numerous exhibitions and publications, and are included in permanent and private collections throughout the world.

After more than forty-five years John still finds magic in exposing and processing film, and making silver gelatin prints, by hand, in his traditional darkroom at his home and studio in Carmel Valley, California.

Jack Curran