John began taking photos in 1993 at his sister's wedding and has continued taking photos through now. John has taken hundreds of thousands for media, weddings, events, publications, community functions and much more using high-quality digital equipment.

Following his formal education at Allegany College of Maryland, with a Communication Media Associates of Science degree and a certificate in Computer Science – Personal Computer, he began working at a local professional photo lab as a black & White technician. John has since earned his Bachelor’s of Information Technology and a Master’s of Education Degrees.

John then began working as a staff photographer for the Cumberland Times-News in November of 2001.  While there, John became an award winning photojournalist with the photo of the month for October 2005 from the Maryland/Delaware Associated Press, the AP photo story of the year 2005 and an award from the Maryland Delaware DC Press Association for work in 2005. John also has received several awards for his images at the Allegany County Fair and Ag Expo. He has been a Western Maryland Stringer for the Associated Press, Baltimore Sun and other publications throughout the United States and Canada.

John is currently an Assistant Professor and Director of the Multimedia Technology Program at Allegany College of Maryland. John is also responsible for the production of a local weekly television programs since 1996 along with video production services for weddings, anniversaries, recitals, graduations, training video and other video production and transfer work.

John also does basic design of print advertising such as brochures and business cards.

See the Portfolio section for examples of his work.


John  A. Bone Photography

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