“To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things.”
— Ansel Adams

John Andrews is an award-winning, community based creative professional based in Salem, Massachusetts. An entrepreneur, social media expert and visual story teller, John has assisted with a wide variety of projects and services to benefit the creative-gig economy which provides both traditional and new marketing services. From hosting pop-up events like the Creative Assembly, aligning with large non-profits brands like the Peabody Essex Museum and capturing some of the largest events in New England during Halloween festivities, his work has been shared on Huffington Post, MTV, LogoTV, CNN and local stations.

John believes strongly in community and creativity, especially seen through his imaginative, candid and colorful photography works. Whether seen in the images used on a various restaurant websites or through more conventional requests of headshots, wedding and event photography, hiring John Andrews for your photography needs means more than just a photographer; it means hiring an innovative, skilled artist who is ready to help your needs, no matter how large or small.

Care to learn how John Andrews can breathe new life into your next project? You can always find out more by looking through his social media pages, but feel free to Tweet, Facebook Message, text or email away at anytime, day or night. It’s pretty likely he’ll be crafting, editing or planning, but John always makes time to welcome new people and share the amazing experiences through his amazing abilities. Say hello soon!




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Places where John's Photography can be found in press and print

The Mirror (UK) -

The Boston Globe -

Storify by the Official Hitchbot Account -

Hawthorne Hotel Website (Banner Images and blog posts) -

Salem News -

Dribbble -

NOBO Magazine- Various Coverage

2015 Destination Salem Haunted Happenings Guide (Various)

2016 Destination Salem Guide Cover Image

Peabody Essex Museum Connection Magazine - Various

Salem Gazzette -


John Andrews/Social Palates has photography featured on many local websites including

Far From The Tree Cider

The Lobster Shanty

The Ugly Mug Diner

Law Office of David W. Eppley

Law Office of John DiPiano

The Cheese Shop of Salem

Salem Theatre Company

Serenitee Restaurant Group (15 Walnut, Calas, Opus, Opus Underground, Lat 43, Maggies Farm, Hale Street Tavern, Minglewood Tavern, Alchemy Bistro)

Foreign Affairs Restaurant and Wine Bar

-John is also the preferred photographer for the Peabody Essex Museum PEM PM evening party series

-John proudly provides coverage for most of the city of Salem annual festivals and events including Salem Arts Festival, Salem Jazz and Soul Festival, Salem's So Sweet Chocolate and Wine Festival, Haunted Happenings, Christmas in Salem, Salem Comedy and Spirits Festival, Heritage Days, Fourth of July in Salem and more!

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