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FYI … Some Changes and Additions

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Interior of John Earle’s new Studio

There have been a number of changes in my business recently. I moved my studio down the hall last summer. The intention was to create a dedicated portrait space that could serve as both a commercial extension of my business as well as an incubator for ideas. The shooting space is small, but highly malleable affording me an efficient and intuitive workflow. A system of curtains and diffusers enables me to sculpt the light precisely; not to mention a sweet “north light” window.

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Subject View of John Earle Photography | New studio

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Photographer’s view while shooting a portrait at John Earle Photography

Most important, it creates a quiet intimate space to have the interaction I like to have when I shoot portraits; a space where my subjects can feel safe and calm without the theater of a larger production. After many years of working exclusively on location; to be able to walk a few feet, flip some switches, and do work that matters to me is a real treat.


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Back in Action

It all started when my wife Marni saw this property online.


It had been on the market for awhile; a wonderful white elephant … 2 1/2 acres; beautful old barn, classic 1782 farm house, the signature towering maple, ancient apple trees; an overgrown meadow in Boxborough, MA. Long story short: we bought it and renovated it.

The Oliver Taylor House has, over the last 4 months, been transformed into a Montessori Children’s House; age 3 to 6. It was, and is, a huge project; transformative really. Call it a sabbatical for me.


Call it a dream come true for Marni. Bringing her vison to life has been amazing.  Last week we completed phase one; the renovation of the first floor into a classroom for young children. Welcome to the Taylor School.


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What was in it for me you might ask?  Many things: a psychic vacation; hard, physical work that I love doing; working with Marni to create something of lasting value in the world; but the barn workshop would have been enough.

John's Barn workshop

Now … back to Photography.




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