What is a ‘devtank’ anyway?


or, development tank

is for developing film.

With a strong and varied media production career over 30 years, Joe has been involved in a wide range of roles including; broadcast journalist, Hollywood movie camera & SFX departments, to documentary photography & technical roles. 

Joe has sought a deeper view in civil and socio-economic concerns, and has covered issues in Northern Ireland, UK, Bosnia, Turkey, India, Australia and the United States.

His roots are in newspaper photography, TV news ENG (electronic newsgathering) and Feature film camera department. This mix of creative and investigative thinking led him to specify into documentary work, utilizing his vision, audio smarts & experience to widen the scope of the projects. 

Design and creative engineering are among other areas of interest, Joe has designed and built supplemental equipment for his work including ergonomics and portability.

He is an autodidact, innovative, curious and self aware.

Maintaining an impresario role in promoting photography, and social documentary, through nurturing social groups, both online and offline; Joe founded and curates several large successful photography groups, encouraging others to get involved, with guidance, encouragement and example.

Devtank, was originally designed as a conduit between photographers and writers early on in Internet 1.0 The entity of devtank has evolved over time from a domain to a small business and now is my own creative outlet.


Contact 206.226.8252
devtank@gmail.com -set emails to high priority!