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John Haynes


How did you get into the industry?

I worked as a photo assistant for 8 years.

What inspires you?

People. I love learning new things about new people in new places. I love working with my crews, and helping to mentor the next generation of photographers.

What is your hometown?

Glenwood, Minnesota

Favorite restaurant?


What do you like to do on the weekends?

Rollerblade, hang with friends, rock climb, and sauna.

What is your favorite band or type of music?

I like all of it. Really, all of it.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?

Keep shooting.

What book, movie read/seen recently you would recommend and why?

Top Boy on Netflix. It is set in London and Jamaica, and features a cast of Jamaican actors that is visually beautiful, raw, and captivating.

Are you a traveler or a homebody? Why?

Both! I love to travel, but there is no place like home.

John Haynes


Mentor: Yes

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