John Whitby

John Whitby was born in the small iron and steel making town of Scunthorpe, England in 1953. After training as a teacher, he went to live in the city of Leicester, in the East Midlands of England. It was here, during the 1980s that he became interested in photography.

John's interest is in travel photography; the landscapes, culture and people that he encounters around the world, including visits to European countries such as Italy, France, Spain, Iceland and the length and breadth of his home country. John has also visited more distant places; Indonesia, Ecuador, Central Asia, Egypt , Morocco, Thailand and India. He also uses digital imaging software to produce creative images.

John exhibits regularly in Britain and has won awards for his images. He has also had images printed in Digital Photo and Practical Photography Magazines. In 2004 he gained a DPAGB (Distinction of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain) for his print work.