Welcome to my photography blog. I will be sharing with you my thoughts on landscape and nature photography in general, as well as sharing information specific to my own photography. I will also include links to products and resources that I find useful. Your comments are welcome.
I have been delinquent with my blog posts lately. It has been quicker and easier for me to post new images and comments to my Facebook page.
Here are some recent photographs. Enjoy!
Published by William Neill
William Neill, a resident of the Yosemite National Park area since 1977, is a
landscape photographer concerned with conveying the deep, spiritual beauty he
sees and feels in Nature. Neill's award-winning photography has been widely
published in books, magazines, calendars, posters, and his limited-edition prints
have been collected and exhibited in museums and galleries nationally, including
the Museum of Fine Art Boston, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Vernon
Collection, and The Polaroid Collection. Neill received a BA degree in
Environmental Conservation at the University of Colorado. In 1995, Neill
received the Sierra Club's Ansel Adams Award for conservation photography.
Neill's assignment and published credits include National Geographic,
Smithsonian, Natural History, National Wildlife, Conde Nast Traveler,
Gentlemen's Quarterly, Travel and Leisure, Wilderness, Sunset, Sierra and
Outside magazines. Also, he writes a monthly column, On Landscape, for
Outdoor Photographer magazine. Feature articles about his work have appeared
in Life, Camera and Darkroom, Outdoor Photographer and Communication Arts,
from whom he has also received five Awards of Excellence. His corporate clients
have included Sony Japan, Bayer Corporation, Canon USA, Nike, Nikon, The
Nature Company, Hewlett Packard, 3M, Freidrick Grohe, Neutrogena, Sony
Music/Classical, University of Cincinnati, UBS Global Asset Management.
His work was chosen to illustrate two special edition books published by The
Nature Company, Rachel Carson's The Sense of Wonder and John Fowles's The
Tree. His photographs were also published in a three book series on the art and
science of natural process in collaboration with the Exploratorium Museum of San
Francisco: By Nature's Design (Exploratorium / Chronicle Books, 1993), The
Color of Nature (Exploratorium / Chronicle Books, 1996) and Traces of Time
(Chronicle Books / Exploratorium, Fall 2000). A portfolio of his Yosemite
photographs has been published entitled Yosemite: The Promise of Wildness
(Yosemite Association, 1994) which received The Director's Award from the
National Park Service. A retrospective monograph of his landscape photography
entitled Landscapes Of The Spirit (Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown, 1997) relates
his beliefs in the healing power of nature.
William has taught photography since 1980 for such prestigious organizations as
The Ansel Adams Gallery, the Friends of Photography, Palm Beach Photographic
Workshops, The Maine Workshops and Anderson Ranch Workshops. He
specializes in landscape and nature photography and is concerned with conveying
the beauty seen in Nature. Currently, he teaches online courses for
BetterPhoto.com and One-on-One Workshops in his home studio near Yosemite
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