William Neill

William Neill

William Neill, an American photographer and resident of Yosemite National Park area since 1977, is a renowned nature and landscape photographer. 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 has received the Sierra Club's Ansel Adams Award for conservation photography and is an emeritus member of Canon USA’s elite Explorers of Light. 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 regular 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, Mirabaud, Bear Sterns and UBS Global Asset Management. He is the photographic author of many books including The Sense of Wonder,The Tree, By Nature's Design, The Color of Nature and Traces of Time. A portfolio of his Yosemite photographs has been published Yosemite: The Promise of Wildness and a retrospective monograph of his landscape photography entitled Landscapes Of The Spirit.
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Articles by William Neill

The Long Road – William Neill Photographer a Retrospective

We all walk the long road. Sometimes the light is all shining on me, sometimes I can barely see. What a long strange trip it

Antarctic Dreams

Beyond Words - Beyond My Imagination - Was I Dreaming? To begin our adventure we sailed overnight, arriving in the Gerlache Strait on the Antarctic Peninsula. Our great expectations

Impressions of Light

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Table Mountain, California 2006 Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II • 70.0-200.0 mm • 1.6 sec at f / 22 •  ISO 100[/caption]

Meditations in Monochrome

Siltstone and clouds, Utah 2002 Camera: Wista 45SP 4x5 Metal Field Camera Image Data: 4x5 film scanned on Epson V-750 Pro scanner Even though I

Thinking in Themes

Dawn, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Canada 1995 If you ask a photographer what kind of images he or she makes, the answer most commonly