Photography has been a passion for John Lenis since junior high school. While traveling to Greece with his parents, he could not stop taking photos of people and the beautiful countryside. In high school he started a photography class and became the yearbook photographer. At 19 he graduated from the prestigious, Hallmark Institute of Photography. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Becker College. John has owned and operated a home studio for over 30 years. He is an active member of numerous national, regional and state organizations where he attends workshops, seminars, conferences and conventions.
John is a certified photographer from the Professional Photographers of America organization, a Master Photographer and is working on his Craftsman degree. All of John’s competition prints and albums are from actual sessions and events. He has three Loan Collection Prints from PPA. He has won several Court of Honor Awards, Kodak Gallery Awards, Folio Awards and several wedding and other print awards from Professional Photographers Association of New England. John was Photographer of the Year in 2012 from Professional Photographers of America. He was Print Chairman for the past two years and State Representative for the past three years from the Professional Photographers Association of Massachusetts. John continues to learn and grow, is devoted to his profession and strives to be the best for his clients. His artistic style, along with his tremendous passion and enthusiasm of the art, has made him an award winning photographer.