Yosemite Winter Landscape Photography Conference

I am excited to announce that I will be teaching at Out of

Yosemite in the heart of Yosemite National Park, February 5–9, 2020.

Out of Yosemite will bring together passionate photography enthusiasts,

like you, with world-class photographers all in one epic location, where

you will learn and shoot side-by-side with the pros.  I would love for you to join me!


• Stay in the heart of Yosemite National Park at Yosemite Valley Lodge.

• Daily, in-the-field, hands-on, small group teaching excursions.

• There will be classes, group critiques and post-processing help.

Spaces are filling fast. To save $250, reserve by Monday, October 7th

and use the code NEILL.

For more information about the Out of Yosemite Winter Landscape

Photography Conference, visit www.outofchicago.com/Yosemite


Yosemite Winter Portfolio

Black oak branches in winter, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California 1994


Half Dome and Winter Sunset, Yosemite National Park, 2012
Half Dome and elm tree, winter, Yosemite National Park, California 1990


Clearing winter storm, Sentinel Rock, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California 1990


Black oak branches in winter, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California 1994


Winter sunset reflections in Merced River, Gates of the Valley, Yosemite National Park, California 1989


Winter Light, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California 2008


Ice and Grass, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California 2015


Oak tree and ice, Yosemite National Park, California 2004


Crystal Ice and oak leaf, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California 2015


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 National Park.