John Madere is a highly accomplished New York City and Montauk based corporate, advertising, and editorial photographer and director with a passion for capturing the essence of people through his lens. With a career spanning several decades, John has worked with numerous national magazines, ad agencies, design firms, and corporate clients, earning their trust to undertake assignments in more than 50 countries. His ability to create exceptional photographs in any situation, no matter the logistical complexities, has been honed through his extensive global experience.
While John's expertise lies in photographing people and capturing genuine moments and emotions, he has also expanded his artistic horizons to include directing and filming award-winning documentaries.
John's work has been widely recognized and celebrated, receiving prestigious awards from renowned institutions such as American Photography, AR 100 Show, ARC Awards, Art Directors Club, Graphis Photography Annual, and The Mead Show.
In addition to his achievements in photography and documentary filmmaking, John has also served as a judge for numerous professional competitions, including the Adobe Design Achievement Awards, ARC Awards, Art Directors Club, Graphis International Photography Awards, and Print Magazine Awards.
John leads a dynamic life divided between the vibrant energy of New York City and the serene beauty of Montauk. This duality provides him with a unique perspective, allowing him to draw inspiration from both the excitement of commerce and the tranquility of nature. Alongside his girlfriend and two beloved dogs, John cherishes his coastal lifestyle, embracing his passions for surfing and cycling, which further enrich his artistic vision.
With his exceptional talent, global experience, and unwavering dedication, John Madere continues to create impactful and captivating visual stories that resonate with audiences worldwide.