Meditations in Monochrome-Deluxe Edition

We have just launched a hardbound, Deluxe Edition of my Meditations in Monochrome portfolio. The book comes packaged with a Special Edition print, or two if you wish. This will make a great holiday gift, so we are taking orders now! If you wish to receive the Deluxe Edition by Christmas, please order before December […]

Forest Fog in BW

John and I are working on a new update of my Meditations in Monochrome portfolio.  This version will be available in book form as a Deluxe Edition with a fine art print.  I am hoping to get it all online by Thanksgiving.  This version will include some new images, including the new Forest Fog image […]

Monterey Bay Sunrise

This photograph was made at sunrise overlooking Monterey Bay from Point Pinos.  I used my Singh Ray Vari-ND filter to use a slow shutter speed so the surf would be blurred.  Check out info on this filter here:  Singh Ray Vari-ND filter I hope you enjoy this one!  You might enjoy seeing my portfolio from […]

New photos from the coast

Last week, my family and I traveled to the Monterey coast for a short vacation.  I returned to one of my favorite subjects there – the endangered Monterey Pines.  Very fortunately, there was  thick fog that makes this subject so appealing to me.  This image is made of three frames, Merged to Panoramic in Photoshop. […]

Impressions of Light book on Blurb!

My Impressions of Light book is now available in an 8×10 size on Blurb! Ride the Light, Bill Impressions of Light | By William Neill | Category: Fine Art Photography | Blurb “My goal is to remove context within a landscape, distilling down to its essence, in order to convey the energy of a subject […]

Ansel Influences

Here is a photograph of Ansel Adams and me, made at The Ansel Adams Gallery in  June of 1980 or 1981.  The occasion was an evening party during one of his famous workshops.  I was the “staff photographer” at the Gallery, and so got a “free pass” to events and lectures by Ansel and other […]

Two Lilies in the Rain

On Sunday, we had rain.  Unusual for August.  Here is an image from the many frames I made.  Given the brown and dry surroundings of my backyard, I enjoyed this lushness! Starting September 2: Inspiring Nature Photography:  The Essentials (four week course) I hope that you are enjoying the new blog!  Tomorrow I have another […]