Wayside Films

Scott H. Johnson has worked as a fine artist, theatrical set designer, woodworker, furniture designer, photographer and filmmaker. For the past twenty-five years he has owned and operated Wayside Woodworks, his furniture design and woodworking studio, creating custom designed furniture and fine cabinetry. He specializes in traditional crafts with an emphasis on thoughtful design and creative execution. He is currently focused on creating fine archival photographic prints in both traditional and digital mediums. An analogue still and movie film enthusiast, he is an active photographer and cinematographer in multiple formats, sound recordist and an avid collector of cameras, movie equipment, darkroom and studio gear, found home movies and all things photographic.

The Painted Hills at John Day Fossil Beds

At our best and most fortunate we make pictures because of what stands in front of the camera, to honor what is greater and more interesting than we are. We never accomplish this perfectly, though in return we are given something perfect – a sense of inclusion. Our subject thus redefines us, and is part of the biography by which we want to be known.

Robert Adams in Why People Photograph