Jazz & Blues Performance Photography
by John R. Fowler
John R. Fowler is a photographer with a particular interest in jazz. John has photographed an extensive list of Canadian and international artists in clubs and at festivals in Canada and the US. John photographs almost exclusively in black and white.
John’s work reflects a love of the music and a sincere admiration for the artists he portrays. He tries to capture on film the energy, emotion, dedication and skill that these talented artists display while performing.
John began a serious study of photography when he moved to Ottawa in 1985. He began attending the Ottawa International Jazz Festival and in 1987 started to take photographs of the performers.
John’s work has been exhibited at the National Arts Centre, National Library of Canada, National Press Club and at the Ginn Gallery. John’s photographs have been published in CODA, Down Beat and Planet Jazz magazines and used on CD covers, web sites and posters. John is a member of the Jazz Journalists Association.
John R. Fowler – Tel: (613) 595-1248