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Owner & Photographer

Joshua-John, an extraordinary artist and visionary, stands proudly as the owner and creative director of Creative Vanguard Photography. With an unwavering passion and a deep well of skills, he has elevated the realms of portrait, lifestyle, and event photography to unparalleled heights. Joshua-John's services transcend boundaries, reaching far and wide across the state of Georgia and its surrounding areas.


To truly comprehend his remarkable journey, one must first delve into the roots that have nurtured his talent. Hailing from the vibrant city of West Philadelphia, Joshua-John was immersed in a world pulsating with soul and brimming with artistic expression. Raised by parents who wholeheartedly embraced creativity, he was instilled with a profound appreciation for the arts from an early age. As the young explorer embarked on worldly adventures, his fascination with photography and videography ignited like a flame in the night.

In 2007, at the age of 16, Joshua-John embarked on a transformative odyssey, to pursue higher education at Morehouse College in Atlanta. It was here that the embers of his passion were fanned into an inferno. Gradually, he became known as the "designated picture guy," sought after by friends and family alike. With his unique talent and keen eye, he breathed life into the moments he captured, earning himself the moniker "Friend-tographer."


Fast forward a decade, and what once started as a modest hobby has blossomed into a thriving business. Joshua-John feels blessed to live out his passion every single day, as he fulfills his purpose in life. Photography is not only his calling; it is a vessel through which he weaves timeless memories, leaving an indelible mark on the tapestry of his clients' lives. Guided by his unwavering faith in God and an unyielding belief in his own creative vision, he stands as a testament to the power of dedication and the ability to impact the world through artistry. Every click of the shutter is a testament to his love for his craft, and the profound impact he can make on people's lives through his work.


In the presence of Joshua-John's artistry, prepare to be transported into a realm where passion intertwines with skill, where moments are captured with unmatched precision, and where the beauty of life is immortalized. His work is a testament to his boundless love for his craft and his unrelenting pursuit of excellence. Joshua-John's talent is a gift he willingly shares with the world, leaving an indelible imprint on the hearts and minds of all who have the privilege of experiencing his masterpieces.