John Dickey grew up in San Antonio, Texas where he discovered a life of exploration. John shoots in a journalistic manner and captures life as it exists, mainly in the Sierra Nevada and Yosemite. John's vision addresses the true image of climbing as it happens and as it truly appears onsight: images are not redpointed. This vision highlights the life of the climber and the other amenities and pursuits that accompany the life of adventure and exploration. From Yosemite, around the world and back to Yosemite, John strives to capture the face of climbing pre-makeover. John currently resides in foggy San Francisco.