Phillip John was born in Los Angeles CA. At the age of 12 he asked for a camera for his birthday. His mother, always quick to nurture creativity, bought him an SLR film camera. Phillip John’s passion for photography was immediate. Spending endless hours shooting and in his home made bathroom darkroom. At the age of 17 he found a love for music and studied Flamenco guitar. Music brought him closer to a new passion, audio editing. At the age of 19 Phillip John started a career in post production audio for television. He then moved from sound editing to video editing. When he reached the age of 24 Phillip John decided to pursue his original love, photography.