John Vlahakis has maintained a keen interest in our environment and the human experience. He is the original founder of Earth Friendly Products, and more recntly, the founder of Earthy, a holistic household and personal care products brand and a blogger at He is also the author of Green Bites - Ecological Musings From The Front. He has always had an interest in protecting the environment. His photography has focused on our natural landscapes, and on capturing the human condition. He uses his photography as a way to raise people's awareness for the need to protect our natural treasures, and to create dialogue regarding our place in society. John's works range in size from 16 x 20 to 40 x 60 and are released in limited numbered series of 5 or less.  John has been shooting pictures since his teens and works with both digital and film formats in creating his images. His works can be found in the National Hellenic Museum, Chicago, IL, DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville, IL and in private collections. John has an MBA and BS from Northwestern Univeristy.  John is a memebr of the American Society of Media Photographers.  His work has been published in newspapers, Black & White Magazine, Shutterbug, and Sheridan Road Magazine.  He is represented by ZIA Gallery in Chicago, IL.  He works and lives in Harvey Cedars, NJ.