1972: "Up North": an exhibition of photographs of the West Riding of Yorkshire influenced by the novels and plays of David Storey.
psychiatrist R.D. Laing published in Life Magazine.
1986: "Taking the Stage": (Thames & Hudson) With an introduction by Lindsay Anderson was published, accompanied by an exhibition at The National Theatre, which travelled to the Colnaghi Gallery in New York and The Moscow Arts Theatre, where the entire exhibit was stolen.
1998: Was made Annenberg Fellow by The Beckett International Foundation at Reading University, accompanied by an exhibition at the University.
1999: Exhibition "Beckett on Stage", Barbican Concourse Gallery
2001: 2 Portraits of Samuel Beckett included in the collection of the National Gallery of Ireland , Dublin
2003: "Images of Beckett": in collaboration with Samuel Beckett’s biographer James Knowlson: (Cambridge University Press), and accompanied by an exhibition at "The National Theatre"
2012: Exhibition: Portraits of R.D Laing at Inverleith House, Edinburgh, as part of Scottish artist Luke Fowler’s Turner Prize nominated exhibition, "All Divided Selves"
2015: November 2nd - 6th KING’S COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE – SAMUEL BECKETT – IN DIALOGUE WITH KINGS COLLEGE CHAPEL, a multi media event. Projections of John Haynes’s photographs of Samuel Beckett and his plays onto the Chapel walls
2017: Exhibition "Across Time" Carousel, Baker Street
2018: Exhibition "Taking the Stage" CarouselSeven Dials
2018: Portraits of Joe Orton, Mike Leigh and Samuel Beckett, included in the collection of National Portrait Gallery, London. Visit
2020: All About Photo magazine L.A. Visit
Currently, he continues to take photographs and is particularly interested in shadow, light and the random
Married to the psychotherapist and writer Jane Haynes since 1965. He has two children Tanya and Alexander