After a distinguished career in law enforcement, John is now focused on his digital imaging career under the Due North Gallery banner. This website was formed to showcase the wide array of digital imagery gleaned over the years as well as his historical restorations.
His self-illustrated articles have appeared in Nature Photographer, Trooper, and Super Models Unlimited magazines. He has provided digital images for such world-class events as the Annual Woodward Dream Cruise (MI), the Gauley River Race (WV), and the Dayton Air Show (OH). A diverse list of commercial clients includes International Trucks, General Motors, Detroit Brothers Choppers, Models of Michigan, Snap On Tools, Motown artists The Marvelettes, Purina Pro Plan dog food, American Specialty Cars (ASC), Cabelas, and even the Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq and the First Nation Ojibway Tribe of northern Ontario.
John is currently based in Michigan. In his spare time, John enjoys time with his grandchildren, travel, the arts, and hunting. John also enjoys restoring antique firearms.He is also a published author, currently working on his fourth non-fiction book. You can find his self-published works on Amazon and GoodReads. For the latest news on Johnâ€™s published works, please visit his companion site, Rascal Publishing.
John Bates joined Fine Art America on August 3rd, 2019.