John W. Sheldon

Multi-disciplinary Designer

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Photography

John W. Sheldon shoots digital and film, and delights in acheiving interesting effects in camera using creative lighting.


Work Samples

Layout · Branding · Video Production · Illustration · Photography

Creative Portraiture

A gender-fluid biker with wings of blue flame
A gender-fluid biker with wings of blue flame
Genderfluid Clark Kent as an old-time newspaper photographer
A figure holds thier finger up to their lips to shush the viewer
A closeup of a nude figure bound in shiny red ribbon

John shoots portraits that create otherworldly qualities and maximize impact, whether shooting someone's cosplay, intimate photos, or a purely creative endeavor.

Editorial

Two people stare at a smoking flame held between them
Pale fingertips grasp a game piece
An idyllic figure is tormented with blue fire by an obscured figure
A merry-go-round spins into a blur of light
Two people stare at a smoking flame held between them

John creates images both abstract and concrete that can find use in a variety of settings and publications, with an emphasis on interesting color and light.

Product Imaging

Slices of tuna steak with summer salad on top
Slices of tuna steak with summer salad on top
A fork and knife lean on a black block
A Kodak Retina IIa open and facing front
A Kodak Retina IIa open and facing to the left

John makes images designed to show off products in their best light: sharp and colorful where they need to be, and pleasingly abstract where it helps.

Nature & Landscape

The Orion Nebula glows pink in a field of stars
The Orion Nebula glows pink in a field of stars
A wild cat's face in profile
A blue bell flower with an aphid on top
A desert road leading to the horizon. A sign says rough road ahead

John shoots nature and landscapes with an eye for making the everyday seem extraordinary. He focuses on photographing what can't always be seen with the naked eye.