JD Malone, born in San Diego, California engages the lens to capture the world in its essence. Malone draws attention to the personality of the entity being photographed and reveals what lies within, captivating the significance of its being within the moment.  Having traveled around the world to areas such as Southeast Asia to the mountains of Peru, Malone submerges himself within the culture and feels the various energies that draw a person, culture, or family to move in a certain way. Malone observed and understood that behavior determined action, which thus can be manifested within and captured in that instance. Streetwise and college educated, he has turned his attention to landscape, culture, and travel photography from a juxtaposition that tells a story in real time