John has been a news photographer for most of his life and has been published in numerous newspapers and magazines around the world as a staff photographer for The Associated Press. In 1993, he was a runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize. In 1994 he was wounded by sniper fire in the Occupied Gaza Strip.

Currently, John freelances between fine art shows.

“To a world that is increasingly filled with violence and conflict, my answer is to capture moments of simple beauty.” – John Gaps III

John’s Fine Art Gallery

John’s News Gallery

John’s War Gallery

Robin & John’s Story

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