Bill Wadman  Photographer
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Short Biography

Bill Wadman is an American portrait photographer living in New York City. His editorial portrait work has been seen on the covers and pages of major publications throughout the world.

In 2007 Bill completed a year-long daily portrait project at which won him praise from USA Today, the Times of London, Playboy, and was chosen as Yahoo! Site of the Day.

The Drabbles series of cinematic portraits garnered a solo show at New York's SoHo Photo Gallery in 2010 and inclusion in a juried exhibit at the John B. Aird Gallery in Toronto in May of 2012.

Inspired by a number of professional dancers, Bill completed his long-exposure series 'Motion' in 2009. The images have been featured in numerous magazines including Eloquence, Popular Photography, and PhotoYou.

The January 2013 book Adobe Master Class: Photoshop features a chapter on Bill's work including a walk-through of his compositing and post-production workflow

Bill is a member of American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)


Documentary Videos

Contact / Inquiries

917 674 4595

Commercial, editorial, and personal commissions welcome.


Client List

Gillette, The NY Lottery, UBS Bank, Practical Law Company, (RED), Time Magazine, BusinessWeek, Improper Bostonian, POZ, The New Yorker, Popular Photography, The New York Times, La Monde, Eloquence, Der Spiegel, Wharton Magazine, Times of London, USA Today, NYSE, Complex, The University of Chicago Magazine, Fast Company, Wired, and Corriere della Sera .


Side Projects

On Taking Pictures Podcast
Weekly podcast on the art and science of photography with Jeffery Saddoris of

On Taking Pictures
Blog featuring new work and essays

Wadman Editions
Books and Limited-Edition Prints

Summer 2013 Short Film Series
My experimentation with filmmaking


Exhibitions / Lectures / Press

'About Face' Exhibition  Sept, 2013
Group show at in the Lt Governor of Ontario's suite

PhotoGroup Salon  March, 2013
Salon run by Jay Maisel, Emmanuel Faure, et al, Presenter

Adobe Master Class: Photoshop  January, 2013
Featured chapter in the book by Adobe Press
» Order on Amazon

PhotoYou Magazine Autumn 2012
"Poetry In Motion" - 4 page interview feature

Eloquence Magazine May 2012
8 page interview and feature on 'Motion'
» Read Online

Popular Photography Magazine April 2012
"Dance Art, Capturing Bodies in Motion"
» Read Online

Drabbles  May 1-May 25, 2012
John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto - Group Exhibition

PhotoGroup Salon  January, 2011
Salon run by Jay Maisel, Emmanuel Faure, et al, Presenter

Motion  January 4-January 28, 2011
National Arts Club, New York - Group Exhibition

The Making of Drabbles  September 20, 2010
Park West Camera Club, Guest Lecturer
» Watch on Vimeo

Drabbles  September 7-October 3, 2010
SoHo Photo, New York - Solo Exhibition

365 Portraits  April 15th, 2010
Photographic Arts & Imaging, Guest Lecturer