About Fran Janik Photographer
Fran Janik Has been looking through the eye of a camera for nearly 30 years.He received his first camera at the age of 10 and has been capturing moments of life and communicating his ideas visually ever since.After studying photography in Rhode Island, Fran first,shot professionally in Boston and then moved to New York to focus on fashion photography in the 80's.In New York he worked with internationally recognized talents like Irving Penn, Bert Stern, and Annie Lebowitz.
He was the first Director of Photography for Spin Magazine, and he has photographed many celebrities including actor John Cleese; rap pioneers, Run DMC; and rock singer/songwriter Lenny Kravitz. While in New York, he photographed former President Ronald Reagan during his first campaign in 1980. In 2007 he shot an album cover series for the great, actress / singer / chantuse,, Ute Lemper and more recently Fran's images have illustrated designer Chris Madden's Book,"The Soul of a House" published by Rizzoli New York. and in New York Magazine for an article titled "Diplomat Gone Rouge" on Vermont Senator, Peter Galbraith.
His corporate clients have included, Bloomingdales, Macy's, Sergio Valente, Hasbro Industries, Swisstel, and Ringling Brothers Circus among others.
Fran is based in Jamaica, Vermont in the United States and works all over the world. He goes wherever and image takes himFran is a founding member of both, A.P.A. N.Y. and The Vermont Association of Wedding Professionals.
He is a former member of the Fashion an Beauty Photographers Association in NYC.
My Thanks to Charl Kroeger of www.designck.com for the fresh new look to my site with his branding,