Scottish Highlands
Outer Banks
Viral Christmas Cards
Cinematic
Bahamas
Urban
Analog LoFi
Black & White
Scottish Highlands
Outer Banks
Viral Christmas Cards
Cinematic
Bahamas
Urban
Analog LoFi
Black & White

John Cessna


John Cessna is a creative project manager, photographer, and videographer living and working in the midwest. He received his BA in Film in 2007 and his MFA in Photography/Electronic & Time-Based Media in 2010 both from Purdue University. John's thesis, "Oak and Tardis: The suburban image in film/tv and the evolution of consumer media from 1982-1999" is available for academic use. In the commercial world, John's worked on a variety of media projects alongside names like Alec Baldwin, Taylor Swift, and Jimmy Buffett. Clients have included Genesis, Jaguar/Land Rover, and the Dave Matthews Band. His work has included several TV commercials, webseries, national broadcasts, and live events. He's been shown in numerous galleries and exhibitions throughout the country, published domestically by Nikon/Photographer's Forum, the Oculus Group from Temple University, and internationally by the Sony World Photography Awards. Photographer Joel Meyerowitz personally selected his work for a show, stating that it was, “many things all at once: a mystery, with a touch of malevolence, a surprise, in the way it works on the mind’s eye…” His series of darkly humorous Christmas photographs have been profiled on American websites Buzzfeed, MSN, and Bored Panda, as well as internationally in the UK and Germany. The viral series has garnered a combined total of over one hundred million views online.


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