A Look Back

Kent State Portfolio Work from Bill Serne

Recently I have been going back through some of my older photo images, taken earlier in my career. In doing so, I came across this one.

I have fond memories of this particular image. I shot it as part of the portfolio I needed to submit to my professors, prior …

Morning Glory

St. Petersburg, Fl. 4.30.2017. Women Pro start. World Champions, Olympians, and a well-rounded roster of professional athletes from across the world comprise the field for the 34th Annual St. Anthony’s Triathlon that returns to St. Petersburg on Sunday, April 30th 2017.For me, the 3:00 am rise is always way too early. But the sheer excitement, drama and human determination to finish the St. Anthony’s Triathlon, and visually tell that story with photos, is worth every moment of being there.

St. Petersburg, Fl. 4.30.2017. Heading in from swim to bike transition area. World Champions, Olympians, and a well-rounded roster of professional athletes from across the world comprise the field for the 34th Annual St. AnthonyÕs Triathlon that returns to St. Petersburg on Sunday, April 30th 2017.

From the morning sunrise and beach water scenes to the …

Wedding Bliss

Photographing or videotaping a wedding is really like no other job. It’s incredibly
meaningful and personal. To be a part of such an important day is a responsibility
and a pleasure.
1.7.2017. Tampa, Fl. Wedding of Ginny Fultz and Jim West at the Westshore Yacht Club. and Jim Photo by Bill Serne
 
Here’s a peek at one of our recent weddings. Ginny and Jim got married at 

Photographic Journey

St. Petersburg, Florida. 4/24/2016. Photos of the 33rd. annual St. Anthony's Triathlon.. There were more than 3500 individual athletes and 90 relay teams. Photo by Bill Serne

Swimmers and Sunrise St. Pete Beach. April, 2016. St. Anthony’s Triathlon

 

2016 has been an interesting year for me. My photography career has taken me on a path of comfort to one where I am pushing the envelope to create better images.  As a sports photographer, I never imagined 

Food Photography at Sacred Pepper

I started my photography career as a black and white newspaper photographer with a passion for sports, hard hitting news and human event/feature photography. That was my photo world and I was very content to stay in it. As I grew and matured into my craft I realized there were

Documenting the Birth of the Sacred Pepper

By now, most of you know about the opening of the Sacred Pepper, the fantastic restaurant that Candy DeBartolo and the DeBartolo family conceptualized and opened recently in Carrollwood. The restaurant has gotten really wonderful reviews and I will tell you that they are well deserved.

Tampa, Florida. 4/21/2016. Overall of the front of Sacred Pepper. Photo by Bill Serne

What you might

Florida Weddings

Spring and summer weddings in Florida are no joke.  Grass never looks greener, all the flowering plans are in bloom and the smell of jasmine and gardenias is intoxicating. I’ve been shooting a lot of weddings recently and wow, does the natural beauty of Florida make for a fantastic setting.

Aerial Views

Aerial Images of Florida

Photography has taken me all kinds of places, most recently up in a helicopter over Florida for a project I did for Visit Florida.  We were taking aerial shots of various scenic highways throughout the state.  These images are from that shoot as well as some other aerial shots