John V. Robinson Biography
John V. Robinson (born 1960) is an American writer and photojournalist who specializes in photographing heavy construction work with a focus on bridge construction and the men and women who do the work. Robinson goes onto construction sites and does detailed photo essays of the iron workers, pile drivers, carpenters, laborers, and crane operators who do this demanding and dangerous work. He frequently collects oral histories of the workers.
John V. Robinson is a famous Photographer, who was born on April 9, 1960 in United States.
According to Astrologers, John V. Robinson zodiac sign is Aries
He began his study of bridge builders in 1995 by interviewing the famed bridge builder Alfred Zampa who is most notable for being one of the first people to survive falling off the Golden Gate Bridge. Zampa was a charter member of the Half Way to Hell Club, whose members are the men who fell from the Golden Gate Bridge and were saved by the nets. The Zampa interview Robinson collected in 1995 was recently published in the 2015 book, Bay Area Iron Master Al Zampa. The book also contains The Ace, a play written by Isabelle Maynard, based on Al Zampa’s experience building the Golden Gate Bridge.
John V. Robinson Net Worth
John V. Robinson is one of the richest Photographer. John V. Robinson is listed on Richest Photographer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, John V. Robinson net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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In 2006 Robinson was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in the field of Folklore and Popular Culture to study the traditions of high-steel iron workers. In 2007 he received a grant from the California Council for the Humanities to continue his photography project on the demolition of the 1927 Carquinez Bridge. A book on that project, titled Carquinez Bridge: 1927-2007, was published in November 2016. Robinson’s new book titled The Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge Troll was published in March 2018.
In 2001 Robinson began photographing the construction of Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge and in 2004 published his first book, Spanning the Strait: Building the Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge. The success of Spanning the Strait brought Robinson’s work to the attention of contractors, transportation agencies, and engineering firms, who have commissioned him to do other large construction projects. In 2007 two such long-term projects resulted in the publication of Building the Benicia-Martinez Bridge and Bridging the Tacoma Narrows. Both books are published by Carquinez Press.
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John Robinson was educated at U.C. Berkeley where he took a B.A. in English Literature in 1995. He went on to San Francisco State University where in 1998 he earned a master’s degree in English Literature. After finishing graduate school in 1998 Robinson begin teaching at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA. Currently Robinson teaches at Las Positas College in Livermore CA and Cal State East Bay in Hayward CA.
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In 1999 he merged his interests in photography and folklore and began photographing construction workers for an article he was researching on the labor-lore tradition called topping-out. This article was published in Western Folklore in 2001 and has been widely cited by others writing on the topping-out custom. Robinson’s writing and photography have been instrumental in bringing more public attention to the mysterious Bay Bridge Troll (as well as the twin troll).