Category Archives: Bill’s favorites

Finding Peace

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Sometimes I find it is nice to take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life. When I need it, I am fortunate to be able to withdraw into another dimension where outside issues don’t and can’t penetrate.

I’ve talked about it before, but being in nature gives …

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From Photography to Video

I’ve talked before about how important it is for photographers to be flexible. Flexible in planning, flexible in shooting, and flexible too in business. In recent years I’ve expanded my offerings from still photography to the addition of videography. It’s a complimentary skill set and something my clients want and …

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Getting My Start – A Look Back in Tampa’s Musical History

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There are some moments in life that you don’t realize are significant until you look back. In 1972 when I moved to Tampa I started shooting concerts. Not just any concerts, but some of the greats…Zeppelin, Ray Charles, Santana and many more. 70s music was unique and part of a …

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Behind the Cloak of Invisibility

Dade City Wild Things

“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.” – Ansel Adams

 Photography is my passion and has been since I was …

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Capturing Events Through a Lens

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Event photography is often my favorite kind of photo documentation. One never knows what will happen in front of a camera lens nor what the photo subjects will do during the event. As a former sometimes sports photographer, events remind me of those days. I enjoy working the events watching …

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New Year, New Reflections

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“Bailey” in a moment of time. Paw prints in snow on frozen ice is like a life journey. The present is what you see, but eventually the ice and snow will melt. Thus like life. You can see the present but always will have the memories of your life tucked …

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6 Months 2 Years – My Adventure with my Niece

My niece is Lora Wereb. She is my sister Sandy’s daughter. She has Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer that has gone into her lymphatic system. Being around her you would not guess that she has this going on. She is energetic, creative, inquisitive and full of life.

I recently planned …

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A Vineyard Wedding

Vineyard Wedding

Several weeks ago my good friends Jennifer and Mike Hefner let me visit them in Reston, Virginia and tag along to a wedding they were photographing. They are both excellent photographers, mentors and editors. They are a husband/wife team for their photo company Vita Images. Their style of photography …

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A Day with Don Zimmer

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There are many moments throughout my career that stand out and while we’re winding down baseball season, it made me think of one particular highlight.

In 2004 I was privileged to spend two days with Donald  Zimmer while doing a story with Dave Scheiber for the then St. Petersburg Times.

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A Passion for Nature

Sunset and Sailboat

I celebrated my birthday a couple weeks ago, and as birthdays are prone to do, it got me to thinking back on my life and career. I see now that photography is and always has been a way of life for me. It has been my career for many years, …

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