" [Craig] takes such profoundly human and intimate photos, [He] has a real intuition for this medium, it's actually kind of startling."

Founding member of Interpol / Actor -Carlos Dengler


After successfully completing the Hiking Triple Crown (The Appalachian Trail 3 times , The Pacific Crest Trail and The brutality of the 3000 mile Continental Divide Trail) Boston Based Photographer Craig William Johnston rediscovered his love for photography from when he had shot and developed his own 35mm film back in his early 20's. With the encouragement of an old friend, Craig
started shooting his own brand of artistically emotion -driven portraiture
After his first 11 months behind the camera He found himself in NYC shooting former Interpol bassist the notoriously famous "reformed Rockstar" turned Actor Carlos D ( Carlos Dengler ) Who described his work as "profoundly human and intimate" Since then Craig has gone on to photograph portraits of the 80's British rock and new wave heros The Fixx, Lo-Fi Anti Folk Musician and one half of The Moldy Peaches Adam Green , Portland Punk Rockers The Thermals, Indie Musician Sam Coomes ( Heatmiser , Elliott Smith and Quasi ) Reality T.V Star of Naked and Afraid Ryan Holt , Jewish American reggae vocalist Matisyahu and many others.

Credits Include:

Carlos Dengler

The Fixx

Deer Tick

The Thermals

Newport Folk Festival

Bedford & Bowery

email : craigwilliamjohnston@gmail.com

Craig William Johnston

Craig William Johnston