John Scalera excels at photography because he truly finds joy in photographing and interacting with his subject matter. He is an award-winning photographer and highly effective teacher who hails from the hills of northern New Jersey. Since 2012, John has shared his love of photography with his students at Hackettstown High School and has designed the current curriculum for the digital imaging and digital photography courses he teaches there. John has also spent a significant amount of time offering online workshops, lectures, and hands-on field trips for a variety of camera clubs. He is a certified Adobe Photoshop Professional and currently is adding to his Masters Degree by taking post graduate-level photography classes at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.