Dogwood blossoms and the Merced River, Yosemite National Park, California 2011

Here is my favorite image from  Saturday May 7th in Yosemite. The dogwood were beautiful, and I had a blast! More to come!  I posted this image on FB earlier but loaded the wrong jpg. Enjoy, and please give me your feedback!  Bill

William Neill’s Yosemite: Volume One iPad App

Here is a set of screenshots of my soon-to-be-released iPad app. When the app is available on the iTunes store, I will post it here. The ebook is an app version of my latest ebook: William Neill’s Yosemite: Volume One. Lots of cool interactivity, including connections to Facebook and Twitter. Anyone interested? It will cost […]

New Morning Light image – Buckeye, Foothills of the Sierra Nevada, California 2011

I have lived in the Sierra for 33 years, and I have always been thrilled when seeing the first buckeyes popping out in early spring.  The leaves come out so fast that I have never caught that moment I have enjoyed for so many years.  The bare branches of these small trees often have wonderful […]

Calla Leaves, Ahwahnee, California 2011

For the past couple of months, I have been watching this calla plant growing in my living/dining room area.  The light comes through two different windows to light the leaves to various effect.  This past Sunday, I finally saw a composition worth setting up for.  I hung up my black piece of velvet on the […]

My Favorite Images of 2010

I am finally posting a selection of my favorite photographs from 2010. Maybe I’ll have to follow the trend and pick the top ten. Please let me know which ones are your favs!  Thanks to all of you who have followed my ongoing adventures in creative photography. Happy New Year,  Bill Salsify Seeds, 2010 Ice, […]

Sunflowers

I have been watching my crop of sunflowers carefully now for several weeks, observing the flowers closely.  They say timing is everything, and yesterday morning I “harvested” this flower bringing it into my “studio” which in this case was the floor in my dining where there is great window light.   I am growing several […]

Ice Jewel

Last weekend, after we had an icy storm that knocked our power out, I made this macro photo.  I had never noticed an “ice drop” of water like this before.  Amazing patterns. This drop was on a young oak tree in my yard, and struggled to compose since I had to stand on a retaining […]