William Sawalich made his first darkroom print at age 10. He earned a bachelor’s degree in photography from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, then a master’s degree from The Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. He is a working commercial photographer specializing in editorial, advertising and corporate assignments, and an adjunct photography faculty member at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. He has been writing about photography for an audience of advanced amateurs and professionals since 1998.

Articles by William Sawalich

QT Luong Treasured Lands
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Treasured Lands: Our National Parks

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | By William Sawalich

QT Luong’s new book features photographs of every national park.

Aerial view, Disko Bay, Ilulissat, Greenland
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Intimately Experiencing Ice

Thursday, July 7, 2016 | By William Sawalich

Photographers Frans Lanting and Justin Black discuss their experiences working in Greenland, one of the world’s most exclusive photographic destinations.

Logan Pass, Going-to-the-Sun Road
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Parks For The People

Monday, July 4, 2016 | By William Sawalich

George Grant toiled in obscurity for nearly three decades as the first official photographer of the National Park Service. Ren and Helen Davis want to make sure his story isn’t lost to history.

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Expedition To Greenland

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | By William Sawalich Photography By Frans Lanting

A rare photographic opportunity is getting even rarer. If you’re interested in joining Frans Lanting and Justin Black for a Visionary Wild Greenland photo expedition, this September may be your best and final opportunity.

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Ansel’s Public Works

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | By William Sawalich

In the summer of 1941, Ansel Adams was recruited for employment by the United States government.

Fall Foliage In The American West
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Fall Foliage In The American West

Sunday, October 1, 2006 | By William Sawalich Photography By James Kay

To photograph colorful fall foliage, the conventional wisdom says go to New England, but for photographer James Kay,no place is better in autumn than the American West. Kay, who makes his home in Salt Lake City, has photographed the mountain west for almost 25 years, and he still relishes its grand vistas of vivid autumn color.

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