Manager, Senior Photojournalist
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I work: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., John Swider Photography & Lifestyle Photography by Bev
I enjoy: Hanging out with good people and really good food!!!
Goals/Dreams: To be a tour photographer with a national touring band for a year
Niche: Tell us about your style, and what you contribute to Splice that makes you unique:
Able to capture the energy and raw emotion of a live show and portray it thru my camera.
Splice (Bucket) List: The Eagles, Bruno Mars, Robert Plant, Foo Fighters and too many more to list!
Guilty Pleasures: Sampling and collecting high-end bourbons.
First album I ever owned: Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin
My first concert was: Aerosmith at the Allen Park Civic Area in the early 70’s (real early 70’s)
The last concert I attended was: Joe Bonamassa at the Fox
If I could have attended any concert in history, I’d go back in time and see: Woodstock without a doubt.
Favorite non-photography activity: I love to travel and meet interesting people
The first concert I photographed was: Eddie Money at Pine Knob…………Yes I’m that old !!
If you could photograph any concert in history, what would it be? Altamont Speedway Free Festival in 1969. What really happened there?
The first concert I reviewed was: Foreigner 40
My favorite interview was: Kelly Hansen
If you could interview any celebrity in history, who would it be? George Washington
I get mistaken for this celebrity: This never happens…lol
The last movie I saw was: Insurgent
My favorite book is: The Last Calling
My favorite TV show is: The Voice. Its music-based and entertaining!
My favorite food is: Pizza. There is nothing else!
Five items that are always in your refrigerator: Milk, leftovers, cheese, juices and vegetables
My favorite non-musical activity: Photographing Light Houses and working towards their preservation.
My most treasured possession is: My family. Material things can be replaced, family is forever!
My biggest phobia is: Drowning. I get goosebumps just saying that word.
My biggest pet peeve is: Procrastination
My favorite place in the world is: The mountains in the Pacific Northwest
My dream car is: Ferrari 250 GTO
My hidden talents are: That I love to cook!
An interesting fact about me that people don’t expect is: That I am a photographer! That seems to blow people away when I tell them.
My crush is: My wife Beverly
last updated: 12/2017