As a well known protègè of Ansel Adams to whom he was later to become a consultant to, John Sexton is a well know photographer, master print maker and influential workshop instructor. His now-familiar black and white images of the natural environment have been described as "luminously quiet". Many of his photographs can be found in permanent collections, exhibitions around the world. His photographs have also been featured in numerous publications including Time, Life, Photo Techniques, Darkroom Photography, View Camera, Popular Photography, Zoom and Outdoor Photographer. Mr. Sexton's three award-winning books including Places of Power, Quiet Light and Listen to the Trees. Mr. Sexton teaches numerous photography workshops on printing techniques and mastery of the Zone System (Mr. Sexton now plans to pass out Freestyle Photographic Supplies catalogs at his workshops!), and he has presented lectures for, among others, George Eastman House, Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, Boston University, The Friends of Photography, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, and the Seattle Art Museum. Currently a consultant to Eastman Kodak Company and other photographic manufacturers, he also continues to serve as Photographic Special Projects Consultant too the Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. John Sexton was born in 1953, and resides in Carmel Valley, California.