Please do not publish my images without permission.
Most of them are copyrighted... but may be leased for usage
at reasonable rates.

I believe a camera tells time better than a clock.

Have they ever invented a time machine ? 1839 Louis Daguerre Invented one !

I sometimes photograph celebrities and Iconic People of our age...
(current history if you will)

Than I fell in love with Antique Images
(past history if you will)

Two sides of the same coin.



Many of my best celebrity Images were never seen by the public at I was far better capturing
Images of the famous...than I ever was at marketing them.
Many are classic undiscovered treasures.
"Lena Horne" is a perfect example of this.

my original celebrity Images are available for purchase
and for publishing in black and white or color.

Aliza Sherman did a very nice article about may like to check out... view-john-ma...

I have a dog park blog as well.

I own :

I may be willing to part with these me.

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    ellenmc says:

    "Terrific photostream, and I enjoyed the Aliza Sherman interview very much."

    April 26th, 2010

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    AtypicalArt says:

    "An excellent eye and a fine collection! Thanks for sharing your many treasures. I'm looking forward to seeing more."

    April 6th, 2010

March 2009
I am:
Male and Taken
photographer / Writer
johnmathewsmith [at]