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Hi William! It's Sherry from Mariposa Inn and Suites! Looking forward to meeting you and having you stay with us! Sherry
Hi (: It was great meeting you today at Chichen Itza ! Thank you so much for taking the amazing photos of me (the tall blonde with the pink shirt and jean shorts) with the pyramid. Your work is amazing ! May you please send me the pictures thank you !! I can't wait to see them
Hi,can you send me the pictures of the Pelican you take today... please....Thanks
Hi,we are the Espinoza family... can we have the pictures of the Pelican please? Thanks
Can you give me the pictures you took of my family we are the Espinoza family can you send the picture of us with the pelican
Nice meeting you at the Yosemite Fire fall. What an amazing site. Thanks for the tips!
Great meeting you this evening at the Ahwahnee. Hope dinner was worth the wait. We enjoyed looking at some of your Yosemite photos. They are absolutely beautiful!
Michael & Ann
Great meeting you and your group at Palos Verdes Estates today. Thanks for the pics you took. I look forward to seeing them!
Bree K James
Your work is both fun and inspiring! One Adventure down, which was GREAT and hopefully more to come! Especially if I win the Vegas trip!!!
The LA Zoo was so much fun. It was a perfect day to photograph the animals. Laughter and wonder was around every corner.
Hi Will. We met at Zabriske Point. I was the guy that you took a picture of when I was down below the lookout point, holding my hand up in the air. Nice to meet you! It looks like you organize a good group. Also please send me the photo when you get a chance. Thanks!
Your work is beautiful. We met at jury duty in 2015 - I'm so glad you gave me your business card so I could enjoy your work and share your website. Thank you.
Hey Will. Great to meet you and thanks for sharing your work. Love your photography which clearly conveys your extreme passion through its subject. Hope to see more of your work and maybe even be some small part of it! Ciao.
Hi William, Great to meet you at Kenneth Hahn park. Thank you for taking photos of us. Can't wait to see it!!! 👍 Ann and Eli
Hi William, Great to see you at both the Newport pier and the Balboa Pier last week. ( I was on of the Park Rangers working the event. You have amazing skill.
Thanks for taking our picture tonight. I look forward to seeing them. I shared your information with all my kids. My son was visiting from Tennessee. He loved the pictures on your website. Thanks again for sharing your gift.
Hi William, it was a pleasure meeting you today! I shared your contact info with my son, who will be contacting you about one of your walks. Your pictures are stunning!
mark & Lisa Pecsenka
Hello William We briefly met you on the Grand Canyon that frosty snowy morning Near the Tovar Restaurant, during the sunrise. you mentioned for us to remind you and you would send us that photo shot you did that morning of the ridge. I have the same shots but I am pretty sure yours will be better. Nice to meet you. and Great pictures. Lisa & Mark
Will, your work is absolutely breathtaking. I was moved and inspired seeing the beautiful view of the world through your eyes. I've decided I want to be you when I grow up. I'm so excited to be a part of the group and look forward to learning from you. Thank you for your willingness to share your expertise and your passion for photography with the rest of us.
Hi Will, My husband Terry, and I met you in Las Vegas on Sunday night and you helped us out at the craps table. We are just in Las Vegas for a few days from Canada. Later that evening we saw you outside of the ABC store, coincidentally just after we bought one of your calendars. Love the calendar, nice to meet you and thanks for the tips at the craps table. If you still have the photo you took of us outside the Golden Nugget that would be great if you can send it to us please.
Terry and Chris
Love your work and hope to attend one of your seminars for beginners.
We met you and your lovely wife in Capri while we were on our honeymoon. You taught me a few tips when we were all taking photos of the faraglioni rocks. Hopefully the one I took of the two of you was good! We were in Capri Oct 17th - 19th and would be delighted for you to send the great shot you captured of us. Hope the remainder of your travels are great!
Hi William: We met you at the Pantheon in Rome while you were taking long exposure shots (that I almost walked into)! How did it turn out - would love to see it. I looked at your galleries and am very inspired by your work. I'm in several meetup photo groups in the Detroit area and your galleries have sent me on an exploration into the long exposure world. Thanks, and nice meeting you.
Andra and John
My name is Alex. We met at the top of Anacapri and you took a photo of my friend and I. It would be fantastic if you could forward it to me. Your Italian gallery is amazing: some incredible shots! Cheers
Hi William, we met in Capri back in Oct. You took a picture of me and my hubby @ the belvedere. We were hoping to get that picture - thanks once again!
Joan and Doug
Hi William We met you in Positano on 19 October and you took a photo of the yellow hibiscus on my phone - very good photo. You also took a photo of myself and Doug and said you would email it to me. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. Regards to Anitta (2 t's) Thank you. Joan.
Hi my name is Joana I was at 1,000 step beach in Laguna beach with my friend on October 4th and you took a couple pictures of me. I was hoping you could email them to me 😊 I looked at the pictures on your website and I have to say they are beautiful! I hope to hear back from you soon
Amazing pictures,look forward to see your pictures of Positano
Kristine & Scott
Great meeting you both on Capri yesterday! Thank you for the photographic tips :). Enjoy the rest of your travels.
Your work is truly awe-inspiring! It's also really amazing how you inspire and share your passion, talent and knowledge with others. I look forward to learning from you!
Great presentation at our PSOC meeting. Learned and enjoyed.
Hi Will. Another great, lively presentation by you and Paula. You never cease to amaze me with your photos, And they are an inspiration. Thanks for all of the souvenirs at the end of the show. I feel very lucky to have won a raffle and receive the Long Beach book And many thanks for Hello Kitty! She is "purr-fect!"
Great presentation tonight at Lens meeting! I think people got a feel for the lightness and fun that the group enjoys. Of course, the photography was awesome. Paula and you make a great team. Good Job!
Hi Will, I stopped in to check out your work. Awesome and inspiring! Thanks for sharing with all of us!
Hi Will it's Adriana and Rodrigo, i meet you at the OC fair on August 8 when i was trying to take a picture of the ferries wheel and the cotton candy. You took pictures of me and my family and my boyfriend. You said to email you and you would send me the pictures. Here's my email address. firstname.lastname@example.org thank you!
Hi Will it's Adriana and Rodrigo, you took pictures of me and my family next to the ferries wheel may you please send them to me. btw your pictures look awesome!
Great website! I would like to have you give a presentation to our PSOC club members at one of our upcoming LENS meetings. Are you available on Thursday-August 20th? If so, please email me a draft of your presentation to email@example.com. We can discuss details later. Thanks.
Hey Will I I met you at the Lone Cypress tree the other day and you took pictures of my boyfriend Jeremy and I. You said to email you and you would send me the pictures. Here's my email address. Thanks again :) firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi William, thank`s for this nice" Ghost" Pictures you made in Calico Town. Can you send us the Pic`s you made with your Cam.
Greatings from germany Mara and Peter. The Brazil Girl and blond German Boy ;)
Hey Will just checking in see you Las Vegas!!
Mary Anne Marcot
Hi Will- My husband and I met you at Bryce Canyon at the end of April where you were capturing the sunset at sunset point. You also took a picture of my husband Neal and myself in the afterglow of the sunset. I believe the date was April 29th. If you could email it to email@example.com if you still have it. I would appreciate it. You are a fantastic, very talented photographer who seems to capture the essence of what you photograph ---all the photos on your web page are absolutely stunning.
It was great to meet you at the S.M. Sunset shoot in April. I enjoy looking at your beautiful photography. I look forward to meeting up with you again. Thanks for sharing:0)
Love your photography <3
Hay william this is Greg from Ruby 's nice meeting you tonight send me some pictures please
It was really nice to meet you your work is realy interesting
Can't wait to see your pics! Thanks for being willing to share! ~Taylor
Hi William. We met today at Rocks coffee this afternoon! You can sent the picture of my 2 doughters to firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks in advance. Enjoy your days! Wilbert, Marianne, Fleur and Kiki Fassbender.
The last sunset shoot at Redondo Beach Pier rocked! Looking forward to sunset shoot at Santa Monica Pier this week.
Hi William, It was great to meet you and your group yesterday at the Laguna Park. You took a couple of pictures of mi familia in the Park. Think you very much and please let me know how we can get a copy of those. Also, do you give photo lessons in San Diego? I'm a huge fan of photography, and your work is spectacular.
WOW !!! Congratulations to Randy Theraldson!! Winner of the APRIL drawing for the Mini Adventure with Will!! The Adventurous Go 2...
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Looking forward to the meetup at RB Pier!
Would love to see more adventures in LA!
Hi Will! I loved checking out your gallery! You do amazing work! I'll be sending you a separate email to gather the photo you took of me and my boyfriend at sunset in Manhattan Beach. Can't wait to see more pics! Thanks!!
Would be amazing to win an adventure with You <3 !! Adore your photography! You are just an incredible photographer and the best instructor I've ever met. I owe you so much. xxx
Wanted to check out some great photos today. Went to Italy Impressions. So many great images and going to come back and snoop around some more.
Thank you for allowing my friend Patricia Carter and myself Ireland
Hartfield to experience how much fun you can have taken photo's.(point
Vicente Interpretive Center in Rancho Palos Verdes) Saturday March 14.
When get a moment I would love to view the photo's that was taken on Saturday.
Thanks ever so much. Be Bless!
Hi William! You took pictures of my friend and I on Saturday at
Point Vicente Interpretive Center in Rancho Palos Verdes. You also gave me a mini photography lesson and I took a picture of your group, I was the one that couldn't balance herself to take the picture. If you still have copies please be so kind as to forward me copies. Thanks again!
Had an incredible day today on the Long Beach adventure.
Thank you for such a fun day in Long Beach. We had a great time, highly recommend the adventure to all!!! All the best…. till next time, Happy Shooting!!!
Enjoyed meeting you tonight!
Maliga and Naven Pillay
Hi Will!!! We just wanted to send our love and thanks for all the splendour you have shared with us throughout this year. We have so enjoyed witnessing your Art and your brilliant spirit. We look forward to the day we get to sit around and chat as good friends. Sending loads of love and light your way always from us in Cape Town!!
Will... I would love to go on an Adventure with you. I love your work and I also would just love to meet you!!!!
I enjoy looking at your work, Will. Hope to go on a photo adventure with you in the future.
I could not think of anything better than to win a chance to meet and watch you perform your magical talent. Loving cameras like I do, it would be fun to learn from the best!
Just wanted you to know that the trip to Yosemite was a blast! I got some great pictures, and ab workout from laughing so much. Hoping you will send some of the shots of our fun group. Really wanted the shot with the coyote sitting on my hand. Thanks Again! Kris
Would love to win an adventure with The William Hartshorn.
I would love an adventure!
Hi Wm....I'm looking forward to a meeting with our friends for a day adventure! xx marion
I want to win an adventure!
Thank you so very much for the pictures of me and my brother. You were so friendly in Yosemite! It was a great pleasure meeting you and your group. I will continue watching for new pictures in your gallery.
Can't thank you enough!!!
Hello again. This is Richard (from Yosemite) I've been enjoying your gallery!! Beautiful pictures. You are a REAL artist!! I am hoping you are going to post your "fire fall" pictures from this year. I'd LOVE to see what you captured.
I'll keep looking.
My friends and I met you out at Montana de Oro this past Saturday and you were kind enough to take a fantastic photo of us right around sunset. I'd like to thank you for taking the time to chat with us and take the photo and I would love to get a copy if you still have one saved. Thanks again!
My brother and I met you in Yosemite at the Merced River for the Fire Falls. Thanks to your help I got a great shot of the falls that night.
You took a picture of me and my brother Jay that you said you would send to me....That would be GREATLY appreciated. Thank you!
Hi Will, I think I hadn't verified my e-mail address in PBase - thus the late response here! We met last Friday with Bev and Ron Peterson at Fromins - and you graciously took pics of my 91 yr young dad. I'd love to get copies of those pics if you still have them. Thank you so much!
Wonderful web site and your facebook posts are marvelous and uplifting. :-)
You are an amazing photographer, the things that you capture take my breath away, keep doing what you are doing :) I love your work, you have an amazing eye and can capture things that most people do not even notice. I am a photographer too, keep up the amazing work.
Laura AKA Dr Marm
Laura AKA Dr Marm
You know your day shooting was spectacular when you are reviewing images at 3:30am! Thanks Will, Paula, Diane, Susan, Marion. Rob and Scott for a memorable experience! Laura
WOW !!! Congratulations to PAUL WATANABE!! Winner of the FEBRUARY drawing for the Mini Adventure with Will!! The Adventurous Go 2...
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Hi William, My wife and I met you last week at Badwater. I took a few pics of you and the group of girls and you were kind enough to take a few of Teresa and me. You told me if I signed your guestbook that you would forward me the pictures you took of us. Thanks for your generous offer. It was nice meeting you and your friends in Death Valley. What a beautiful National Park!!! Take care, Rick
Once again I enjoyed one of your adventures! They are always fun and interesting. I liked shooting the freeways today as well as seeing the Bradbury Bldg and Grand Central Market in L.A. As per usual, a nice group of friendly people. And thanks for taking my pic with "Charlie Chaplin."! I will look forward to another adventure with you.
oops, sorry forgot to add my name and e:mail address. Remember I'm not the computer literate :); my sister is.
My name is Ling, part of the Yee family. We share the Sand Dunes with you and your students in the dead of the night at Death Valley.
This was unexpected, but it couldn’t have been a more perfect evening: good companies, clear, starry skies, shooting stars, howling coyotes and your magnificent photos. What more can one ask.
You had literally saved our evening; we wouldn’t have been able to take any of the Milky Way photos without your help. It was very thoughtful and kind of you to share your time and teaching with us. We learned so much.
We love to see the outcome of the 'red light' group pictures of the Milky Way.
Thank you for making the evening a fun and memorable one.
We met a few days ago at Golden Canyon in Death Valley, and you were kind enough to take some photos of my wife and me. She had the black and white striped hat, and you suggested she hold it in front of her. So we are probably someone distinctive on that front! Anyway, great to meet, and would love to get an e-copy of the photo if it turned out well.
Hi this is the Badwater jumping girls (lol) You took our photos at Death Valley. We had such a blast with your photography group. Would like to see if you can email them.
My friend and I met you and your photography group at the Sand Dunes in Death Valley last week. Can you please send me details for the photography group outing in Downtown, LA on January 30th. Briana and I would love to meetup with you guys. It was such a pleasure meeting you and your group. Thank you for the hospitality and making us feel welcome.
Sincerely, Annie Hsu
I love your photos!
Happy Adventures, I love all your pictures and techniques. Keep enjoying!
WOW !!! Congratulations to Linda Gray!! Winner of the January drawing for the Mini Adventure with Will!! The Adventurous Go 2.
SIGN the "Guestbooks" and then you're eligible for an upcoming Adventure with Will as well ;-)
Hi William, Thank you for taking the lovely photo of the Hunter family in front of City Hall Friday night. Very kind of you to drop everything to come over and offer to take a family pic. Hope you are enjoying this holiday season. Warmly,
Hello William, it was a pleasure meeting you and listening to your tips while shooting the sunset over Manhattan Beach last night. Thanks for the tips and I look forward to joining you on that trip to shoot downtown. Rob Cochran
Have I ever told you how much I love your photography?! Always such a pleasure to find a new image here. You are not only an amazing photographer but also a great instructor; patient and so good interacting with people! Keep up the good work, William!
Hi Wm....please include me in a one day adventure down the coast near HB ....and south. Xx marion
Hola amigo, I was at the Dia de los Muertos festvities at the Placita Olvera on Nov.2. You took some pictures of me in my outfit, as a Guerrera,with my bullet vest and rifle by the fountain. After that the owner of the Myrosa shop talked to me and asked that I give permission to use my photos if you choose to do so. I hope so and also hope that you can sent some so that I can see them. Thank you so much, you made me feel that I well spent my time getting my costume ready. Muchas gracias! Evie.
Hi William, I enjoyed meeting you in Las Vegas. You are an excellent photographer. Your work is top quality. Wishing you the best. Marie Picciotto
Hello William, Nice meeting you in Las Vegas. You are a great photographer. Really high quality work. Wishing you the best. Marie Picciotto
Good Morning William
I was glad to meet you at the California Hotel in Las Vegas.
I hope you had a good time .
I would like you to keep in touch .
Your work is fascinating.
In early October, you were kind enough to take a picture of a group of six ladies in Vernazza, Cinque Terra. I was trying to climb up on the sea wall and I think you might have been fearful that I would fall; so you kindly offered to take the picture. One of the six had on a red/pink floral sweater and she has blond hair. We would like to be able to get that shot. My email is email@example.com Thank you
Hi William. You took pictures of Mr and my friend, Alison, on 11-2-14 at Dia de los Muertos on the balcony at Olveritas Village. She is a beautiful platinum blonde with a top hat, and I have raven black hair who is top heavy (lol). If you could send anything to me that would be fantastic. Love, love, love(!!!) your work! Thank you so much in advance and it was such a pleasure to meet you and fun, fun, fun(!!!) to take pictures with you! Thanks again, Lara 🌹💀🌹
Hi William! Last night you took our pictures for el Dia de Los Muertos at La Placita Olvera, you took pictures of my husband and I kissing right next to a window, we both had the skull faces I'm sure that helps lol I was wearing a black scarf over my head. We're excited to see how the pictures came out. Thank You!
Hello William we met at Cielito Lindo at Olvera Street earlier , will you please send us the picture you took of my husband and I. I love your website. Thank you in advance.
Hi William! You took pictures of my friend and me this evening on Olvera Street! We met you at Myrosa. The pictures looked great! Can't wait to see them all.
Hello William, this is Lilly. You took photos of my friend and I in Myrosa on Olvera St. We can't wait to see the pictures!
Thank you William for the fantastic evening at my first photoshoot at the Newport Pier with your adventurous talented elite group. Besides being a great learning experience, everyone was so helpful and fun to be with. I'm looking forward to Sunday's adventure, Day of the Dead Celebration in Los Angeles. You're an awesome instructor. Many thanks! Eileen Brooks
Your website is impressive. You took a picture of my wife and I at Vernazza overlooking the town from the mountain. It was sunset time. We would love to have it if you can send it.thanks a lot.
Hi William, Did you finish your visit to Italy? While we are in Bergamo, you took picture of me,my wife and daughter in front of a nice hotel... I would be very happy if you can send this picture to us...
And if you come to Istanbul and if you let me know, we can arrange something together :)
Natalia and Damiano
Hello William!!! Hope you are great! We met you in Italy, 5terre October 2014. Do you remember two umbrelles on square?? Could you send us theese beautiful photo?? Thanks a lot :)
I was in Manarola with my sister and her dog and you took our pics. Would be great to see them. Cheers
Your impressions of Italy are so beautiful!
My friend Françoise (the artista lady) and I met you in Burano, Italy. We were painting when you took pictures of us and I would be very happy to see them.
All the best,
Hello, we meet in Manarola, you took a picture of my wife and I overlooking the town. You told me to get in touch with you when we returned to states. Sure would be nice to see a good photo as my selfies not so good.
Thanks, Jay Ford
Me and my German friend met you at the Venice Beach in end of the September and we bought some your post cards from the shop. It was nice to talk with you! We are staying in Santa Monica. It would be nice If you could send us some picture from here. We really appreciate it :)
/girls from Finland and German
Hey Will! Hope youre doing great. Alot of awesome photos in your gallery! You photographed me and my friend doing handstand by the golden gate bridge back in june, hope you remember. It'd be awesome if you could send that picture to us! Thanks in advance!
Paul & Christine
It was great meeting yourself and your partner and having lunch together in the rain at Vernazza, Cinque Terre.
We had fun taking those pictures and my wife and I are excited to have a look at them. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org whenever you have a chance.
I hope the rest of your trip went well and we both wish you and your partner all the best.
Paul & Christine
Hi, I drove you to the airport. Love your work and am having trouble deciding which one I like the most, but I will choose. Thanks 310 430 3320
Nina and Misha
Hope you had a good rest of your day in Florence. We really enjoyed chatting with you and taking pictures at the top of that tower adjacent to the Duomo. We are both very eager to see these pictures. Looking forward to your e-mail, when you get the chance. Enjoy the rest of trip!
All the best,
-Misha and Nina
p.s. e-mail address is email@example.com
Hi William, my husband & I sat behind you at the Dodgers game on Sept. 9th. You kindly took our picture & said you'd give us a copy! We really appreciate it. :)
I think this is the guest book?
Hello Will the Thrill,
It was awesome talking to you at Dodgers Stadium last night.
saw you at IB yesterday taking pictures of the surfer statue
My name is John Gowdy and I am the sand sculptor who carved "We Need A Bigger Boat" on the pier in San Diego.
I met you while you were taking some incredible evening photos of the sculpture. I would really like to obtain a few of these shots for my portfolio since I was unable to get good photos myself.
My e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org
Please let me know if it is possible to receive a few of these photos. Thank you in advance.
We met in Monterey Bay in June up on the platform. You took my wife an myself pic and the my daughters pic. It was later in June. Mark and Susie Ketterer
Hi William, We hope you enjoyed taking photos of San Diego Bay from our street. I wish it was a clearer day on Saturday when you can see the mountains better. It was a pleasure meeting you and would love a photo of the bay - we can send it our Michigan friends who were with us when we met you. Thanks for leaving your card and hope the photoshoot went well. See you in Venice.
We sure missed you at Crystal Cove. The sunset turned out to be amazing!
As always, all is beautiful!!!
I really enjoyed our Fireworks Photo Adventure! You were VERY helpful! The Light Painting was fun!
Looking forward to another adventure.
My girlfriend and I met you at Cannon Beach and you kindly took our photo. We'd love a copy of the photos! Thanks, and happy travels!
Met you on the 101 near Newport, OR. You took pictures of my friends Rachel, Tami and me at sunset. Could you send me the photos you took of us, as well as some you took of the sunset? Really dug what you were doing. Thanks again for kindly photographing us. Hope you enjoy your time up in the Northwest, safe travels back to LA!
My husband and I met you in palm Springs in front of fame the cigar place... You were photographing the bldg next to it. .. Just wanted to say hello!
Glenn and Dana Frey :)
It's the Seilstads from pizza tonight :) are you going to finish yours? We're ready for round 2 :)
Hope you enjoy your time in Oregon!
This is Morgan from Sony. You took our Group Pic at Universal Studio last night. Can you please send those photos to me at 'email@example.com'.
Morales and Juanita
We met you and your group at Yosemite Falls while you were talking about a rainbow that we didn't even see while walking through!!! You were really helpful with the tips
regarding the light of the Rainbow and a polarizer that I had never even heard of!
We checked out your Workshops and hope to attend one soon. Your images in the Galleries are truly special and unique as well!!
It is as though Zeus himself is speaking to Gaia, the goddess of Earth.
Hi William - What a gallery you have! My parents and I are looking forward to delving into your photography. Just browsing through, it is obvious you have a stellar collection. My family (the Woodworth's) met you at the Point on the Montage resort. You took a few pictures of myself, my mom and my dad. We would love for you to please send us those photos at your convenience. Thank you SO much!
Richard and Marge
This exquisitely beautiful gallery of images proves you to be a master of photography, William! Your work is extremely brilliant, artistic and poetic, and Infused with powerful mood, atmosphere and spirit. It was a pleasure to meet you and your Group in Joshua Tree last week while you were taking pictures at Sunset. Thanks for the tip about the Red Moon. We hope to join one of your trips in the future.
Amazing pics!! Totally in love with all of them!
Nice to meet you in Redondo Beach Pier during Kite festival...i think you took picture of 4 of us along with kite and even gave us few tips on how to fly the kite since we were struggling..:)..i would love to see that picture specially after seeing all these amazing work of yours.
Hi William! It was such an honor to visit with you in Marina Del Rey. You are an amazing person & a fabulous photographer! I look forward to seeing all of your new works this year. May you have love, peace & happiness! ;.)
My name is Lori Bragg and we meet while unburying our cars in Bryce Canyon in Oct 2013.
Seems like we just got back and it has been over 4 months.
I was wondering if you still had the pictures you took of everyone ?
Thank you and sorry it took so long to ask...
Your website is very cool and I think I need an adventure :)
We meet in Yosemite at Horsetail Falls. Your photo of the Bald Eagle is very good. I should have move over to your spot. All my photos are straight on mug shots. Of all the photos of the Eagle in flight only the last one was decent.
Viewed your gallery and like many of your photos.
Steve (2nd try in leaving note, hope this takes)
Hi Will. Love your photo of the Eagle. I should have move over to get a side view. All mine are frontal photos. It was great meeting you that day. I'm working on my next trip to Yosemite. Might be this week with the storm coming in.
Dennis & Linda Chase
My wife Linda and I had a real opportunity on the walkway by Parkers Lighthouse to talk with you and observe the gorgeous shots you were composing. We also enjoyed the conversation of about your work and the adventure photographic trips you run. I will look forward to attending the lightning trip when it gets scheduled. Thanks again for taking the time to talk with us, we were really impressed with what you are doing. I look forward to seeing you in the future on a trip. The hotel never looked so good!
Hellow William ...I love your work and ur thoughts..please dont stop
writing ur thoughts and letting us share with u
the beauty that u see snd feel...
I would love the chance to meet u and go
on an adventure with u...
Hi Will! Francine here. We met briefly on Tues in the San Diego harbor. You were going to share the skyline picture. Thanks
It was a real pleasure meeting you on Saturday (horse race track). These pictures are absolutely magnificent!!! Keep up the good work my friend, until next time.
Hello from Texas we met in Vegas on the Craps table at the Golden Nugget in September. You taught my friend Jennifer and I the WORLD that night! We had a blast loved the vegas postcards, and cleaning cloth you gave us! Hope your holidays are wonderful, until next time my friend!
(I'm a big Dallas Stars fan do you have anything with pics from them?)
Nice pics!! Totally in love with them!
Jörg and Stefan
Hallo from GERMANY!
We meet you at the Canyon de Chelly (19.11.13)
You take a picture of us, can you sent it to me please.
Many Thanks from MERSEBURG / Germany
Jörg and Stefan
HI will an adventure with you all would be so magical, Me and my little camera would learn so much. Pick me Pick me.
I am Elena, I met you and your group in Bryce Canyon. I saw many of the pictures that you took of the Park that day. After visiting your website I can see that you are doing an amazing job! Keep going! Great Captures!
Hello Mr Hartshorn.
I met you at Mt Carmel Utah assuming you were on your way to Bryce. Hope your enjoying southern utah as much as i do. thank you for bringing our beauty to the masses. i want everyone to enjoy and appreciate this area as much as i do. and congrats on making your job something you love and are passionate about. im jealous, lol. seeing successful people such as yourself gives me hope i could do the same with diligent hard work. i respect your craft and skill sir. i see it in your photos.
manish kumar anand
Hi William, This is Manish and family. We met you at Bryce National Park 2 days ago, and you took a couple of our family pictures (my small baby, mom, wife, and I). Could you please email the photos to me? thanks for taking them.
Great site William and wonderful work....Thanks for sharing....
Wendy and Derek Patterson
Hi William! We are the Aussies that you met at the Pieffer Falls along the beautiful coast, Big Sur. You very kindly took a photo of us and the falls that day....thank you for a lovely chat as well!
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Eddie, Robert & Jon
Hey William, we are the surfers climbing out after the lovely offshore day at sand dollar the 9th. You showed us the lovely composition with foxtails and a sunset, we hope to see more, thanks
Richard & Stacey
We met at Sand-dollar beach yesterday afternoon.I wanted to look at more of your photo art.
Richard and Stacey Johnson, Big Sur, CA
Hey William! :) I met you yesterday because I was excitedly dancing about the sunset.. You took some photos of my girlfriend and I in the hot pink as silhouettes :) you're awesome bud. Thanks for being a part of it all and on and on. .... LILIA ANTICO
Hello William, When I see one of your photos, I find myself wanting to hop in an RV and go. You have an wonderful ability to capture the true beauty of our country. I love your work. Thank you for sharing.
Cool stuff Will - keep it up (and the work too)!
Thijs van den Burg
Stunning images in your galleries William!!
Best regards, Thijs
Always enjoy looking at your albums
My wife and I met you and your group at Quechee Gorge on 4 October. Not sure where we were since we were on the bus headed back to Georgia from our New England trip. You took some pictures of us with the Gorge in the background. I love your photos! When I was young and in the Air Force, I was a Black and White enthusiast using the base's darkroom. Gave that up when I left the Air Force in 78. I still appreciate great photography though.
Good luck and keep taking those great photos.
Rex and Sharlene from Georgia.
How are you? We met on the bridge @ Milford,where you were filming and you also took a shot of me. Keep well and enjoy Mother Nature at its peak.
Hi,we met in Montpelier on Oct.2nd around 11h am. You have showed us how to take the picture of the State House and you took 2 pictures of us saying that you would send them to us later.
We hope you're having good time.
Lucille and Noëlline from Canada,Province of Quebec
You visited my home today in Stowe, Vermont! I was painting the barn door when you arrived; you took a few pictures of me on the tractor. I hope that you had the time to go to the abandoned home at the top of Stowe Hollow Road; it is a primier vantage point to take pictures of the Worchester Range in Stowe Hollow. It is one of my favorite Fall views!
If you read this message beforwe you leave Stowe, there is one other "must see" location -- Smuggler's Notch on Route 108.
Hello. This is Pia from the Best Western Waterbury Vermont. The German with the Italian name :) . Love your pictures. And thank you for staying with us :)
As promised. We met at Downtown Crossing in Boston this evening. I gave you directions to the waterfront.
Hi William - we came across you and your camera, 2 Ozzies ambling The Strip. Your friendly face paused us as we were taking in the ambience of this surreal city. Julia and David
Hi Wm! Thinking about your birthday and hope you have a Happy Day?...xx Marion
Will not be in Las Vegas for the show....good to see you again...your photos are always lovely to look at.
The pictures are beautiful but the thoughts and words in the poetry is SO right on. Just have to learn to live by it, that's the hardest part. Thanks for sharing
Hi William! I love your work. So happy to reconnect with you!
Hi, I hope your remember me. You came into Venice Beach Suites & Hotel a month or two ago when i was working the front desk and we talked about how i "NEVER BEEN TO LAS VEGAS",LOL I really do like your work its very nice. I wanted to say HI! Daniella Lee
Hi William...Your photos are very nice! Bobbie from Vistaprint
Hi, this is Ann from the picture place in OC fair. Just want to stop by to say hi while I was browsing your website. Your works are amazing. There are some that I like very much. I would love to have a chance to sell more of your arts. Thank you so much for your wonderful works.
Iam İlker, your friend from Turkey... You took me and my wife's photo on the stripe, Las Vegas.... You are really a big artist...
Hey, Its Nina from Vistaprint. I really love the pictures you have on the site, shows how passionate you are about what you do. Your very talented I must say. Keep up the good works and all the best. Looking forward to seeing more great works...
Hey, it's Delaney from Venice Beach! You took a picture of my friend and I in front of the Venice sign. Would love to see the picture again and chat about your photography and how you got where you are today. It was a pleasure meeting you!
William... So nice to meet you. My sister, mother and I loved spending time with your group at Multnomah Falls on June 24th. We enjoyed the hands in the air shot on the bridge and the group picture with the monks. Your work in unbelievable, and we loved your energy. It was such a pleasure meeting you and your group. Let us know where we can get copies of the pics you took of us. Hope all is well!
Mark & Laurie
Howdy! Mark & Laurie from Texas here. We had the privilege to meet you at Multnomah Falls...what a stunning place! We enjoyed being in your shot. It was so interesting to meet someone with such a great eye & we are blown away by your website! Thanks & good luck!
This is Jessie Hart from Best western in Troutdale. It was so nice having another Hartless in the hotel ;) Hope all is well and I really enjoyed looking through all the beautiful photography you have on the website! Truly beautiful!!
Hi there! I'm one of the Swiss bikers met in Seligman early june: great photos! I thin you took a picture of the 4 of us ;O)
I met you a few months back at the Santa Monica Pier. I'm one of the harbor guards. My name is Phil.
I got a few questions for you. What is a great beginner type camera for someone you wants to get into photography?
You can e-mail me at PLOY1980@yahoo.com
Hi William - Really enjoyed your presentation at the SCVPA last week. I knew you had a painters background. It's funny how many 'artists' wind up as photographers. And thanks very much for checking out my pix on my Facebook too. A 'like' from a money making successful photographer such as yourself is a great vote of confidence. I can use it right now too. Working on re-inventing myself from a digital 3D artist to photographer. I tell you William. I'll be very glad when the money flowing out starts to bring some money flowing in. Hey, thanks again.
Thank you SO much for the presentation last night at SCVPA! YOU PACKED THE HOUSE! Photography is a constant learning process, and I learned so much last night. I'm looking forward to getting out there shooting and applying some of your techniques to my own photos. Shooting with you in the near future would be such a treat!
William - I enjoyed your presentation last night at the Santa Clarita Photographer's Association Meeting. Yes, you are a color artist and I especially enjoyed hearing about the inverted polarizing filter technique used with rainbow photography. I am anxious to try this technique along with the mirror technique used in some of your photos. Hopefully, I'll get an opportunity to go on one of your photo field trips in the near future. Best regards, Felicia Tausig
Thank you for coming to our SCVPA meeting and giving an inspirational presentation. I look forward to possibly attending one of your tours in the future. In the meantime you poster from Yosemite that I won will be hanging on my wall. :)
Your presentation at the SCVPA last night was inspirational. I had just joined the group and this was my first meeting. What a pleasure and privilege it was listening to you share your thoughts as you described some of your methods and experiences and those breath-taking shots. Photography has been a life-long learning experience and I thirst for more. I shot film and slides twenty years ago in Paris and Giverny (Monet's estate)but now only do digital.
Thank you again for the fabulous presentation of your artistry (and for the calendar I won!). Lynne
Just wanted to say that I really enjoyed your presentation tonight at the SCVPA meeting. Thank you so much for your time and the sharing of your talent.
Enjoyed your presentation at the SCVPA meeting tonight. Looking forward to experimenting with mirror device.
Hello William Me and my Sister the Pena. What do you have to do to see pictures. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org thank you and have bless day.
Where the Pena Sisters Meet on Rt 66..
Hey Will! My name's Megan... we met at Venice Beach last Thursday night while you were capturing the "Venice" street lights downtown. How did the postcard turn out!? Anyway I just checked out your website albums... you've taken some great pics! Nice meeting you :)
Hey Will, its Rudy remember me from Venice yesterday May 30, hope your Alzheimer will not kick you, LOL, anyway, keep in touch, have fun, Officer Mueller.
Great speaking with you today...digressions and all.
Thanks for speaking up.
As I drove away from my parking spot on windward, I saw you and your tripod on the sidewalk
pointed towards the sign over the street, and the evolving backlight of the sunset...
and asked myself...why am I not doing that?
Looking forward to your presentation to the SCVPA members in June!
Great experience to meet you at valley view in Yosemite NP, May 7th,2013. We have been waiting for you at Lower Yosemite Fall the next 2 mornings. But anyway, we got our rainbow pictures there. Also we got rainbow pictures with Half Dome at washburn point.
Thank you for the tips, how to use filters.
Michael and Uwe from Germany.
It was nice meeting you in yosemite and thanks for the tips. Kyle
HI! We met today in Yosemite, at lunch. Great photos!
Nancy and Sib Tonkin
What fun to meet you last evening, May 6, 2013, at the tunnel in Yosemite Valley viewing Bridalveil Falls. Your photos are certainly a joy to behold!!! You spoke of sending us a photo of the falls last nite at sunset. We went over and saw Yosemite Falls from the bridge to return this morn for sunrise and a possible rainbow in the mist...too cloudy tho. That photo will have to wait for another visit. Hope you find Grand Falls, just east of Flagstaff, AZ, when the water is flowing and the sun gives you a rainbow. If you wish, I can send you one of our photos of that falls:). The falls is on an Indian reservation.
Have a good day, Sib and Nancy Tonkin. Momgramma@hotmail.com
Talvez não lembre de nós.Somos brasileiros e estávamos em São Francisco quando tiraste para nós a foto nos twins. Parecíamos agarrados no muro para não cair.Tiramos uma foto sua também.Recebeste? Muito lindas as tuas fotos.Parabéns,
Great shots! Really dig the stuff I've seen on the site here. Thanks for the pointers on the 'World' bets at Four Queens (or, was it the Nugget?) week before last.
We met a few weeks ago when you were photographing the Bay Bridge Light installation from the San Francisco Embarcadero pier--definitely the place to see it. If you still have the shots you took of Pat and me it would be great to see them. Thanks and give my regards to 863 Marco Place.
Hi William, this is Thomas. I met you Friday night at the Santa Monica Pier while you were talking to Mannie. Really like your work. I told my cousin about your classes hopefully he can arrange time to take the classes.
Hi Will. Great meeting you today at the BBQ shack on Lincoln. The photography I see on your site is amazing. Bravo! I see there's a photographic genius / artist behind dem dere bones.... Take care.
Santee and Lorielle
You capture such beautiful photos!! And are truly talented. I am sure that you make many smile with your creative images and friendly disposition. It was a pleasure to "Brush with Fame". We found and bought your Calendars and Cards on Fremont Street. Thanks for the photo tips in Las Vegas.
Met you at the Rollercafe in Point Arena, hope your lunch was as good as mine. Your photography is beautiful!!! Love your work! Look forward to see how you shot Point Arena. Sue
Mike and Ari
We met you and your photo group at the drive thru tree in leggett, CA. We are the couple in the red Subaru Forester. If you would E-mail me the pictures we would really appreciate it. Also we really enjoy your work, very beautiful.
Thank you for your time,
Mike and Ari
Hi Will, Thane Kraut. We met and talked with you on the hill overlooking Avalon. Certainly enjoyed your sharing your passion for photography and your pics of Avalon and the west coast! Wish you continued success and capturing beautiful moments of daily Life! Color outside the lines! Thane
We were the students that met you and your photo group while you were all taking pictures at sunset on the Oregon Coast. Thanks for the insight and tips regarding the time lapsed photography. We tried it that night and the results were great. We also looked at your Gallery of pictures and saw that you are really good! How can we join one of your trips? Hoping to hear from you sometime. Thanks again, Sebastian
Hi William, so great to meet you on the cable car in San Francisco today. I think the shots of me pulling the cable car's brake were great. I'd love it if you would send me a copy. It was fun to be your "model" or a moment! I've looked at your work on the website and its absolutely amazing. My dad was a photographer when I was younger but it's amazing what can be done nowadays with digital. Great work! Hopefully we'll talk soon.
Hi William, it was a pleasure to meet you out at Treasure Island. Got some great captures, but I did notice that the bridge lights were better on the drive up the ramp to get back into the city. Enjoyed going through and viewing your work/galleries. It is very impressive. Hope to run into you in the city or at the headlands in the future. Seeing that it is getting close to 1am, I doubt I'll make it to the headlands at sunrise today. Take care and have a safe trip home.
Hi - This is Cyndi = puple hair and red convertible Benz.... Thanks for the fun yesterday in Mendocino. I am not one to have my picture taken but I was lured in and enjoyed every minute. My husband is excited to see the pictures and enjoyed hearing of our adventure with you. Your gallery pictures are beautiful; I'll be checking them out further.
Hello William. I met you and your group in Bandon near Wizard's Hat and you took some photo's of me and we took some together. Would love a copy of some of them. Nice photo's. Take care and feel free to visit my current site, www.onthewallphoto.net
Wonderful photos, thanks for sharing your site with us at the Mendocino Hotel. Jamie Buckner
I am Elizabeth from Surf and Sand. I am so glad you stayed with us and I hope to see you again soon. I would love to see the photos you have taken.
Thanks for your insights into long exposure photography on the beach at Bandon. In a short time you piqued the interests of a couple of new low-light enthusiasts.
Thank you for your insights on the beach in Bandon. I look forward to learning more today!
Hello William,you took picture for me and my friend at Vegas that day. Can I see the picture? Thanks!
William, thank you so much for the the day...Had so much fun and learned a few things also. Can't wait to get together again. Many thanks to you, Paula and Diane for setting everything up.
Sam & Ida Rodriguez
William, Thank you so much for a great day, it was awesome!!! You Paula and Diane made it such an easy and comfortable day. Although we learned lots, we have a long ways to go so we will be back for an other Adventure!!!
Sam & Ida
Will, Thanks so much for all the help. Now I'm on a mission to get the equipment I need to become a better photographer. The adventure was exciting and rewarding.
Once again I enjoyed going on one of your adventures! Today was fun-filled with new discoveries!!! You truly have a unique and artistic way of seeing things. I am looking forward to the moonlight tour in a couple of weeks with you, and I can hardly wait for your trip in June to Oregon, seaside and waterfalls!!!
Love the calendar work. very colorful pictures, great job. thank you
love your work and would love to go on one of your upcoming trips
It was so lovely at Point Lobos today. I enjoyed meeting you and seeing some of your photographs on your phone. Thanks for taking the time to show us that special "ghost tree" where you took our photo. Elliott and I will look forward to getting a copy.
By the way, the restaurant Rocky Point was closed for cleaning. We went into Carmel for.lunch instead and then went back to Point Lobos.
You look like you have a lot of fun with your camera tour groups. If we ever meet someone who might like to do this, we will remember to refer to you.
Hi Will, its Ben (with the yellow shirt) and Rosie from the Redwoods. I looked through your photos and I really admire your work.
It would be great to have those pictures. If you could send them to my email, that would be awesome!
Maybe we'll see you around.
Hi, this is Ron! We met at the drive-thru tree :)
Hi there, we had the pleasure of running into each other at that beautiful rainbow over the beach at Bandon,Or. That was definitely one of the most amazing rainbows I have ever had the pleasure of seeing. I can't wait to see your pictures!
We met briefly at breakfast at Gold Beach Resort. I would love to see some of the shots you got from the surrounding area during the time of our stay (Wednesday, Jan 23- I brought you your jacket). Would love to know when they are posted.
Hi William, This is Tammy with the Best Western Inn at Face Rock! You are a great photographer and am excited to see the pictures you took in Bandon!
We hope you like Bandon and will return!
Good meeting you when we were hosting at Heceta Head Lighthouse yesterday. Sorry last night's weather didn't cooperate with your shooting plans. We look forward to seeing those photos you took of us.
Alexandra M Thompson
Hi, this is Alex from the Delta King Hotel in Sacramento, I loved your coastal photos. They were honestly gorgeous. I really enjoyed them. I hope you had a great stay with us here on the Delta King.
cool David the chevy guy thank you
Love your work!!! Great to finally get to meet you.
Good talking to you this evening. I am looking forward to viewing your photos of Heceta Head Lighthouse B & B and surrounding areas. Enjoy your stay!
Hello Will! Once again, a great presentation of your beautiful images at the PPOC. Your photos are inspirational. And how nice you gave away a lot of things in the raffle! Hope to see you soon on another adventure!!!
Loved the picture of the group from the Photogallery meeting...thanks Wm. and Yanni and I had so many laughs because we had the same outfit on that night....it was fun! xx marion
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We met you on Jan 2, 2013 at the Rose Bowl Floats. I am a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. You took several pictures. I would like to get copies of those pictures. Thans again
Please send the photo of me with bicycle taken near Newport Beach to email@example.com
I would really appreciate that
Truly "a work of art"...
A work of "art"...
William, your prictures are breath taking!! its hard to choose a favorite!! lol Great job!I can tell you enjoy your work cause your awesome at it!!
William, when looking at last year 2012 such a great gratitude fills my heart! I have been more than fortunate to be able to participate your Adventures! I have seen the most beautiful spots of California and learned so much from you about the photography! You are an excellent and a patient instructor - and an amazing photographer! All in the same package! ~ May the sunshine of happiness always shine above you. May the dove of peace rest over you and live in your home. May the dense forest of love surround you all year round. May you have a lovely New Year 2013! Best, Anitta
William Hartshorn, you may like to bring your students here and let them enjoy our world famous Route 66 Motel, Barstow, Ca. 92311. They can also enjoy Route 66 Mother Road Museum, Rail Road Museum & Mojave River Valley Museum. They are open on the weekend only. Calico Ghost town. Barstow's lovely weather and clean air. Big bear resort 60 miles from here add beauty to our city.
With all the best & have a safe trip.
Hi Will -
It's Wade from the Acura store. Good luck finding a replacement to your Camaro. Hope to be in touch.
It was nice meeting you on twin peaks the other day... I look forward to seeing the picture of the city... Thank you :)
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Good morning. We met on Thomas Hill. My husband and I were walking our dogs while you were taking pictures. I saw the one taken from the hill with the moon shining over downtown Los Angeles. We would like to have a copy of it. Do you have a collection of pictures taken around Los Angeles we could purchase? I noticed one taken at Placita Olvera I like. Also, have you ever photographed downtown from the hill during the day on a clear day?
Paul Y Watababe
Just signing in to have a look at the pictures and let you know I enjoyed the adventure and look forward in doing some more
Well you did it again our latest adventure on 2012-11-29 was packed full of good food, great secret locations and photographers. Thank for lessons learned on special effects with our camera settings. This is my 5th local area Adventure with you. I’m already looking forward to the next adventure and secret location.
Thanks for another fun adventure! You never cease to amaze me at the places where you lead us and your insight to different camera angles and techniques. I absolutely loved the "secret beach" location! I never would have found it on my own. I hope we can go there again sometime! The sooner the better!!! Thanks for sharing some of your images online. You are truly a master of imaging. I also enjoyed all of the friendly participants! I am looking forward to another adventure with you.
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Hi William, I really enjoyed our group outing Nov 29, 2012. It's so fun being with a group so friendly and wanting to learn more about looking at the world in a special way and then how to get the best photos. Thank you for helping us all at our diffent skill levels. Smiles to you Leslie Shelley
Hey Will! I helped sell you your Canon 5D Mark IIIs at Silvio's Photoworks. I hope you are enjoying them! I sure enjoy your work =]
I am the grey haired gut in red you interacted with on Sedona overlook last week. Thank you for being so open to everyone. I am enjoying your web site. Very nice. As you said ,would you please send me some of your exposures of my wife and I you took there. Also of the West Branch of oak Creek Canyon that we talked about would be wonderful. I will study your course schedule. Maybe you would come to Mn? Thank you!
Best to you, Dean Flugstad
Hi Will. What a great time we had on the Vegas, Grand Canyon, Sedona, & Rte 66 adventure. The trip far exceeded my high expectations. As always, you took us to locations I never would have found on my own, and at the time for the best light. This adventure was also jam-packed with additional surprise stops. And a special thanks for the extras you provided and your assistance.I look forward to more adventures with you!!!!!
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR HOSPITALITY ON SEDONA'S OVERLOOK ON THURSDAY. I AM THE GUY IN RED WITH THE LADY IN RED FROM MN THAT YOU INTERACTED WITH. YOU SAID YOU WOULD SEND US SOME SHOTS FROM THERE AND ALSO FROM THE WEST FORK OF OAK CREEK. WE ARE ENJOYING ,FOR NOW, TUCSON WITH OUR DAUGHTER HEIDI. LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING THOSE EXPOSURES AND EXPLORING YOUR WEB SITE AND CONTEMPLATING A TIME TO ATTEND YOUR COURSES.
BEST TO YOU, DEAN
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Maliga and Naven Pillay
Hi there William! Another day of taking in the magnificence you share! Just wanted to leave a note from us to thank you Dearly for it all! We so love witnessing your work daily and feel that we know you intimately through the captures and words you share. You have become part of our spiritual journey daily and we are so deeply thankful for the gifts you share with us daily! Somehow the universe has brought us together so its pretty convincing that we are all doing something right!LOL! Loads of love and light your way from us always. Can't wait for the day we get to give you a big hug and say...THANK YOU!!!!
see? nothing if not adventurous!
Maliga and Naven Pillay
Thanks a lot for scarying me silly on Halloween William. As if I wasn't spooked enough already!LOL! Will we really just wanted to say THANK YOU once again for the absolute magic you bring daily by sharing your work with us. Its a true gift to witness daily and a spiritual journey for us. We can't wait for the day we get to meet you and just enjoy sitting together and chatting to the MASTER behind the Art! We so enjoy the words you attach to every capture shared too! It gives us an insight to the artists emotion and translates the emotion of the capture even more profoundly. THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Loads of love and light your way from us in CAPE TOWN SA
Hi Will. I always look forward to seeing your amazing photos on FB and would love to join you sometime on one of your advetures.
I would love to go on your adventures. Love your photography and hope one day my images are as great as yours. Awesome photography!
Will, I live smack dab in the middle of the USA but my heart belongs to the sea. I love all your seascapes and when I can't get to the water myself, I live it through your images. Your talent is great and you touch so many of our lives through your images. Thank you! Becky Greife
i really can't travel anymore .. you're photography helps bring the feeling of being there closer .. with life .. thank you .. ;)
I was sorry to have missed that sunset from Olmstead Point on Wednesday (10/10), but glad to have met you!!
A Quick greating from Cecilie and Mathias - we met you In Yosemite.
What amazing photos you have in here!! We Can recognize many of the photos in here from the postcards we bought in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Hope to find more of your amazing postcards during the last week of our trip.
We had such a good time at Crystal Cove with Leslie and Bob....and all our friends! What a beautiful evening and I learned a few new settings which I used Thursday at LACMA. And at Watts Towers. I got some wonderful pictures I think. Thank you for all your help, and your friendship! xx Marion
Maliga and Naven Pillay
Maliga and Naven Pillay
We are so very grateful for your shares daily.Witnessing your work is a brilliant spiritual experience for us.You manage to capture the brilliant beauty of our Mother Earth in a way she truly deserves.Thank you for the gift of You!!!sending you loads of love always.
Is this where you leave a note? Very cool pictures! I like Vegas and San Francisco! Go to both places.
Enjoyed Crystal Cove last evening. Haven't downloaded my pictures yet, but think I got some good ones. Would you please send me the picture you took of me last evening? I would like to put it on my facebook page.
Thank you so much for offering to take a picture of my husband and I on Saturday night in front of the Queen Mary. It turned out beautifully! Your artwork has become our screensaver and we've sent the picture to all of our family to brag :-) That was the best welcome to the neighborhood we ever could've received! Kristi
It was nice to meet you at the space shuttle Endeavour sighting in Long Beach. If you took any good photos we would love to see them. Our pictures did not turn out that well. =-(
I am looking forward to seeing the date for Joshua Tree. I live in the area and love photography. Need to learn much more. Your work is amazing. Hope to meet you someday.
Hi William, this is Arianna. I met you taking pictures of the thunderstorm in Pv about 2 weeks ago.Your pictures are beautiful.
great pictures . amazing !
Your work is incredibleand makes my day each time I see one of your images! You have a great gift and that it is a gift you are able to share with people is priceless!
what more is there to say other than you are the ultimate preacher of love WILLIAM!EVEN BETTER THAN GOING ON AN ADVENTURE IT WOULD BE ONE JUST BY ENJOYIMG YOUR COMPANY AND A GREAT CHAT OVER SOME GOOD WINE AND A MEAL! WE ALREADY KNOW YOUR WORK IS SPECTACULAR WE WOULD BE WAY MORE INTERESTED IN GETTING TO KNOW THE ARTIST BEHIND THE WORK. LOADS OF LOVE FROM US
Marion and Dean
It was great to meet you at your Lecture and image presentation at A16 Wilderness last night. Your images were spectacular and the various aspects and tricks you spoke about with capturing your images were quite unique!! We hope to come out to one of your upcoming adventures here in the next month or so. You were very Inspirational!!!
Judy L. Chandlee
Beautiful work! I'd love to be able to come to one of your workshop, but alais I am a starving artist ;-) I sure do enjoy your photos on FB! :-)
I love your work. I too am a photographer and I would love to go to a shoot with you!
It was great running into you tonight and enjoying watching you create amazing photographs as the sunset faded into night. We enjoyed spending time as your subjects, and look forward to seeing some of the amazing shots you captured.
Doug, Lisa, & Michaela
Holly & Sam
My husband Sam & I saw you the other day in Home Depot. He wears the cowboy hat and recognized you from Fischer Lmbr.
Fantastic work !
Holly & Sam
Hi William, Sam (my husband who wears the cowboy hat and recognized you in Home Depot the other day) and myself, Holly, are checking out your wonderful galleries !
Really beautiful work !
Lets stay in touch, and share pics.
i'd love to go on an adventure with you!!
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This is Nicci from the Hotel Monaco Portland! I really enjoyed your photos, hopefully as much as you enjoyed your stay! :)
Hello! This is Alli from paradise inn in Washington! (the one who checked you in) Your photography is great!
William like your pics. we talked at the Last Frontier Casino in La Center, Washington. Mitch Coulter Lead Security Officer. it was a pleasure meeting you also.
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The many comments and various notes from everyone!!!
BE SURE 2 ENJOY LIFE TO THE FULLEST !!!
William I love. Your photography. Hope to see much more in the futur
Biig hugs .....Debbie Nichols
Hi Willaim! What can we say to truly explain what your work provides us with daily! Words seem to fail me to fully express the immense joy you bring! I do believe you are especially gifted in the way Mother Nature rises up to show you her hidden beauty! I think you 2 share a special connection that's unexplainable. So wish to meet you one day and experience all this awesome energy that surrounds you. In the mean time we will continue to enjoy the daily decadent treat of your work!!! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Namaste Love always...Maliga and Naven Pillay
Hi Will, it's Bill from houston via Glacier Point. It was nice meeting you. Enjoyed your website. That's the way I would like mine to look.
Hello, in December my friend and I visited San Francisco and you took some sunset photos of us next to the golden gate bridge. You said to come check out your site and sing this and you would send us the photos you took. I would love to see me! Your pictures are amazing and very beautiful. It has inspired me to want to visit more beautiful places! Thanks for taking the photos in San Francisco
Nicole and Harmony
Hi-- its Scott and Kate from Vermont. It was a pleasure meeting you at the rocks near Big Sur last week. We really appreciated your advice on places to see. The setting was spectacular!
Dan and Cindy
Dan and Cindy here from San Francisco. It was a pleasure meeting you outside the cable cars and hope you have a great summer!
We met you and your group in Yosemite last week and wanted to say that it was truly a pleasure talking with you. Thank you for the tip about the polarizer ring for the Rainbow. Our pictures came out great! We hope to come along on one of your next Workshops sometime in the future. Your pictures are Amazingly beautiful!! Thanks again.
The Juarenta Family
Hi Will, it's Bill from Houston via Glacier Point in the middle of the night. Like your website. Nice meeting you, hope to run into you again.
Hello William!! It was a great joy having you to take those pictures for us down at the Pacific Coast! We went up to Monterey after that and it was really beautiful there! How can we send you the pictures which you took for us? Anyway we'd like to express our heartfelt gratitude! It was really lucky for us to have met you then! :)
maliga and naven pillay
Hi there William H! We just wanted to send you our deep gratitude for the JOY and INSPIRATION you bring to us daily with your stunning art! Its a treat to the senses. You are a rare gift and we are just so thrilled to experience you and through you! Thank you for the JOURNEYS! Love from Maliga and Naven Pillay, Cape Town South Africa
Hi, William. This is Ruben, Judi and Lucky. Remember us? I almost fell over the clift at the Tunnel at your instruction? Just kidding! My pictures turned out beautiful! It was worth the time to wait for that complete sunset. However, the pictures I took up at Glazier Point turned out almost colorless. We shot them around midday. Is there something I could have done to get more color in my pictures? I'm referring to the ones that we took at a distance. The closeups were fine. If you want I can send you some of the pictures that turned out beautiful at the Tunnel and some of the ones that turned out lacking color at Glazier Point. Let me know and thank you very much for taking our picture. I would appreciate you sending me the ones that you took with your camera. Thanks.
We met at the Swinging Bridge in Yosemite. Great website! If you have time to forward the pic you got of my family crossing the bridge that would be fantastic! Thanks for taking the photo of us with our camera!!
I can't wait until my next workshop adventure! The pictures came out amazing. There are no words to describe your talent, work, love, and gift in which you hold all the keys to. "Wow" is all I can say.. WOW, WOW, WOW! Takes ones breath away.
WOW William! How do we even begin to explain what your Art does for us daily! If we had to tell you we glipmse heaven through your gifted eyes daily..we wouldn't be lying! Your work is a daily prayer! Thank you Dear Dear soul for the incredible journeys you allow us to take daily! We so love your work! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Love from us! Cape Town South Africa! Love always...Maliga and Naven Nair Pillay
I voted for your site but this counts for your complete work. What a stunning collection of pictures! You have one of the most amazing galleries I have ever seen. This is what photography is about. Very talented, very well done!
Your images touch me deeply with their beauty. You have a true gift which brings joy to each of us. I hope to take a workshop with you one day.
All the best,
You really know how to capture the moment! Thanks for sharing your gorgeous photos on Facebook- it's such a wonderful reminder of how beautiful this planet is.
Thank you for the wonder you make present for us daily! Just love your work WH!!!
Your images on the slideshow on your new gallery are AWESOME!!!!! So beautiful set to music. Looking forward to going on another workshop with you!
maliga & naven pillay
WOW William! What can be said about your work and the inspiration it provides daily? LOVE...LOVE...LOVE!!! We find such peace and solace in the most beautiful light in your work daily! Thank you!!!
We met you and your group at Ragged Point in March. Some of you took a few pictures of us and mentioned that you would sent one to us? It was nice to have met all of you.
Pat Lakeman, Lilliwaup, WA
Hector and Lenore
This exquisitely beautiful gallery of images proves you to be a master of photography, William! Your work is extremely brilliant, artistic and poetic, and Infused with powerful mood, atmosphere and spirit. It was a pleasure to meet you and your group along the Coast last week while you were taking pictures at Twilight in San Diego.
Great pictures, we enjoyed them all. Thanks for all the info and help.
Hello from Dallas, Texas. We met as I took pictures you and your group at the Golden Gate Bridge. It appears that you all love to travel and see new places, that is awesome! It was a pleasure meeting you.
Robert & Amy
William we really love your magical images and sense of perspective!! The colors are out of this world! See you on the Yosemite trip in May. We cannot wait!!
It was a pleasure meeting you last night. Thanks for supporting the Girl Scouts!
Love your photography and hope to see you soon.
Lisa & Wednesday & Michael
Hey Will, thanks for stoppingby Verizon today! It was great meeting you. You've got some really nice work on here, I'm glad I checked it out!
Hi Will my name is Derick we met tonight at the downtown Harbor; I was with my friend Kirby. Thanks you for giving me some tips on taking my photos of the Ship; I am really a new fan; Thanks for everything.
My goodness gracious man!! Your work is beyond amazing. Thanks for friending me on FB. It'll be a nice way to stay in contact with what's new in your world. I look forward to learning a few tricks of the trade from a fellow photog.
Hi -- sent you an email for the pic you said you would send. Met you during your photo class by the elephant seals last week. thanks in advance for the pic -- your work is beautiful!!
Hi -- sent you an email for the pic you said you would send. Met you during your photo class by the elephant seals last week. thanks in advance for the pic -- your work is beautiful!!
Tim, Kat, & Lucie
Nice to meet you at Montana de Oro!
My name is Debbie Wilson. I met you during the moonset @ Morro Bay CA while you were photographing. I am from Phila Pa and i am use to the moon RISING over the ocean. This was a first for me. I'd love to view your photos from that morning of Feb 8 2012
Hi William, I'm the other sister that met you at the Elephant Seal Lookout, you had mentioned you took some pictures near the lighthouse and you were gracious enough to offer to email a picture to us. So looking forward to receiving it. Thank you so much.
Hi William, My sister and I met you at the Elephant Seal Lookout and you suggested we go to your website and you would be nice enough to email us a picture. Thank you so much. Love your website!
Mark and Janet
Hi Will , Janet and I meet you at Ragged point Tues, and you snapped a couple of photos of us. we'd love it if you could send us an email so we could add to our memories of our trip. what a great website and talent you have!.
Best regards, Mark Steffy
I finally have put my pics in order from the Rose Parade floats.. Wow, your tips really made the pics great.. You just have to see them. The pale in comparison with yours, but they came out great. Maybe we can meet and share..Miss ya
I totally want to learn what you know! You are the most awesome photographer I've ever seen.
Your imagery continues to grow on me!! Thank You for the Motivation and Inspiration!!
We met you and your group at the Rose Parade Floats yesterday. Thanks for the tips on capturing the light when the sun went down. The flash really worked well with the slow syncro!! I think I've got it now!! Thanks again! We'll see you on an upcoming trip.
Congratulations to Danielle!! Winner of our final Mini Adventure for 2K11!!
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Here's wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year for 2012!!
You continue to inspire me with your imagery and friendship.
Will, Looking back on the last year, I am very lucky to have joined you in the photo adventures! It made it a great year and I look forward to more adventures in 2012! Thanks for sharing your images, vision, energy and enthusiasm! Here's to a prosperous and an even more adventurous New Year. Paula
Happy New Year! Many good photo's to come!
A pleasure to have met you this year..Happy New Year.
Hi Will. Your work is amazing and you are amazing! Many blessings and good wishes to you in the new year.
Happy shooting in the New Year!
Thank you for sharing your beautiful work!
Hi William, Glad we are FB friends. Enjoy your outstanding work!! Have a Happy New Year-Cheers to 2012.
All so great!!
We meetat stratosphere
Ur pictures are awesome.
We met you while you were photographing the fountains in Las Vegas. Your images are out of this world!!! We plan to come to California next year and join one of your photo groups. Thanks for the tips about the reflections.
It was great meeting you last week in Marin Headlands, San Francisco. Thanks for the lesson you gave me the Golden Gate picture is just flawless, one of my favorites...I will send it to you!
If you come to the Caribbean let me know! Warner from Puerto Rico
Mike & Julia
Hey Will - it was nice meeting you in Big Sur last Saturday. Thanks for taking Julia & me to see the waterfall (and the sea otter!). If you can, please send me some of the shots you took and any of your favorite moon shots (from one Moon Lover to another). Thanks! - Mike (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Alice & Daniel
nice to meet you last thursday at the Golden Gate Bridge view and thanks again for taking the nice pic of us both :) In the meantime we're back in Germany but as promised we leave this entry to your guestbook - Happy Holidays from
Alice & Daniel
Dave and Toni
It was nice to meet you at Point Lobos last friday. We were the couple from Arizona and you took our picture. Hope you have a great trip.
Dave and Toni
Chad and Stella
Pleasure to meet you in Monterey, CA. We both would enjoy getting a glimpse of that Moon Dappled Waters photo.
Have a good trip back home.
Chad and Stella
this is seth,caio, and kalani from rocky point. you took some pitures of us standing with our hands in the air with the sunset.I like your website and you have great photos,i hope we could take a look at the pictures you took of us when you get a chance.
Your pictures are amazing. The talent and gift that you have to see beauty with your eyes and capture it with your camera is amazing.
Yvonne & Tom Miller
We are the couple that thought we were in your way when you were taking photos of Cathedral Rock in Sedona at sunset. Thank you for giving us your business card. Wow! Besides being a kind person, you are quite a talented professional! Your website is wonderful. The only part that I could not figure out was how to order any of your photos.
Hope that the rest of your photo adventure went well. And, thank you for graciously taking our photo and not making us feel uncomfortable about being in your way.
Yvonne & Tom
Finally,made time to visit your site. Awesome photos! Debbie @ See's.
Sign the "Guestbook" & leave a note... You may win a "Mini Adventure" with William!!
You hold magical powers in your hands! (a FB fan)
Dory and Josh
Pleasure to meet you at the Grand Canyon Watchtower and were amazed by the images in your Galleries. You were right about the light that evening!! Glad that we didn't leave as we saw the light show that you were speaking about! The colors were awesome!! We hope to join you and your group the next time we are in California.
I've been enjoying your photos on Facebook! ...thank you for sharing them with us all!
Aha ! I found your guestbook! Great radio interview, too - I relate! Take care, Anne S.
Sure hope we can shoot together someday soon on the LV Strip (or any place in the southwest), would really enjoy learning from you,
Honestly, William, your work is so incredibly beautiful, it frequently leaves me at a loss for words. And if you knew me, you could fully appreciate just how miraculous THAT is!.....Wishing you continued success and hoping you won't stop sharing your work!..........Colleen (A Facebook fan) : )
Congratulations to Katie Shuler!! Winner of our latest Mini Adventure!!
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Sunday, 11-20-11 we had an informative wonderful conversation in Sedona, AZ. I love your work & website.
Thank you for your business card that you gave me - I went to your website and, of course, was so impressed with your work. Amazing to say the least! Wow!! I spoke to you at the fountains at the Bellagio last week in Vegas. You have inspired me to get out and take some photos again. I hope all is going very well for you. It was fun seeing you work.
Beautiful work WIlliam. Many, many moons. You are doing your best work and I see many people are enjoying the interaction with you. Great teaching.
Beautiful work William. Many many moons. My how you have grown. Keep up the great work. Greg
Hello William, this JP from the Golden Nugget....nice website...!!
Hi William, this is Bruno. We met at the Hollywood Sign a few weeks ago where you took some pictures with me, my car and the sign including one that is in your camera.
Would be very grateful if you could send it to me, take care!
Pascal / Marlies
Hi William, it was nice to meet you at the Griffith Park last Week. We are the couple from switzerland! Just saw your Pics on your homepage, there are amazing as the pictures you get in the park! Would be fantastic if you can send us the pictures you take from us. So i wish you a good time and if you are sometimes in switzerland, give us a message. Greetz from Switerzland. Pascal and Marlies
Hi there Will ! It's Ashlynn, the girl you took a picture of reading the book in the train station. I would love to see the picture. It was nice meeting you !
I had such a memorable time with you and the compatible group who went to Alvera Street for the parade and celebration ....I loved every wild and crazy moment of it. I have so many pictures to enjoy, and will no doubt make a book from this adventure. Thank you William, you are very "SINCERE"!! ...Marion Sutton, actually I can think of lots of words to descibe you that start with S, but I can't take up your whole guestbook with "superlatives"!
Came to your guestbook to say Hello Will!!
Now I have an opportunity to win an adventure with you and a good reason to visit California for the first time in my life!
As said before, I admire you photos.
What a great gift you've got! It's always a pleasure to see your photos.
Anitta from Finland
"Nothing is great but the inexhaustible wealth of Nature. She shows us only surfaces, but she is million fathoms deep." -Ralph Waldo Emerson....
You are the one who has the gift of bringing it up to us, and seeing what we have not and cannot.
alain and francoise
We are back to France, with a lot of fabulous pictures and souvenirs...
We were very glad to meet you in Yosemite, even if it was short !
Where can I find a framed copy for purchase of the 1992 picture of the Monterey Cypress taken in the moonlight? I have a beat up but none the less impressive poster of this from Verkerke that I purchased in Germany around 1997. Any helpful information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time.
Robert & Amy
Amy and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and your photo-taking colleagues along the road from Glacier Point last week. Thank you for sharing your enthusiasm for photography!
It was a real pleasure experiencing the sunset through your talented eye for composition, accompanied by your selfless exuberance to share your knowledge with others.
Stay safe, and best wishes.
Hey Will, first off great site and great photo's! You took photos of me and my co-worker in Yosemite up at Forresta with the barns, feel free to shot me an email, Thanks again!
hi bill this is nicola.jay deterding we worked to gether at fishier lumber back in 1989 i was packing some pic and came across the post card we did in los angeles on the tram america building remember how alsome it came out well i wanted to say hi it been many year since i seen your work well you can find me on facebook if you have an acount love seeing your work again best of luck love nicola xoxox
Hi William, Nice pictures. Loved the rainbow.
I learned so much last year in your work shop/photo adventure, and had such a wonderful experience that I have signed up again for your next one! I hope I have improved over the year. You will be the judge.
Thanks for the opportunity to learn..and thanks for being such a great teacher.
Nice, nice work William!
Hi Will, My name is Valerie and we briefly met at YellowStone NP. You were trying to show me the wolf on top of the mountain, that I could not see. Upon your return, I hope that you can share that image with me. You have beautiful website and do beautiful work.
William hartshorn has an Impeccable Eye for capturing the Amazing Shots he does: It takes a lot of Patience;Talent and Skill as well as the right lighting to do what he does Whether your Art Work is Canvas or Film William definately outshines most in His Field!!!
Sincerely; Darlene Monsour
Amazing images William. Color to the MAX while not looking gaudy.
Hurry and send AndresMDR the photo so that he can share it with me!
Nice meeting you on Bora Bora tonight when shooting that absolutely "fake" (read: too incredible to be true) looking sunset/rainbow!!! Very cool site you have - it may be the photography :)
It was nice meeting you on I-15. We were both taking photos of the storm clouds. How did yours come out. I was able to capture some sick storm clouds further south. Once I'm done processing the images, I will send you a link.
Your work is such an impressive reminder of the wonderful world we live in. Whether it be Las Vegas or the landscapes and seascapes. You MAKE the viewer appreciate THE WORLD we share and I am thankful for your efforts and commitment to excellence.
Mike and Suzzana
Hi William! It was really nice to meet you and your group out on the Las Vegas Strip!!!
Thanks for the pointers on where to go for the best pics!! Your images on this site are truly awesome!! We didn't know that you were this good!!! Saw your Calendars there too!
Maybe we can come out to California for one of your adventures soon. Thx again!!
Hi Hartsie..luv the new gallery
Very impressive website to say the least.
hi. realy sharp eye to catch such wonderful nature!!!!
Hi William! I really like your landscape work! Hey, you may remember my girlfriend and I- you took our photo at horsetail falls in the Columbia River Gorge back in late June. The photo you took of us with my camera phone is still the best photo we have of the two of us! Hoping to get my hands on the one you took with your camera. Keep up the good work!
Fantastic galleries.... any hints on your settings to capture such fine details???? I was just in Las Vegas and tried to take some shots like yours and they just didn't come out... Not sure if it was a ISO or other setting that was off.... appreciate any input, just trying to learn how to take a better night shots. Thanks! Jv
William I just Viewed your gallery and I must say it was quite Impressive...I draw and Write Poetry plus have been in contact with many other artists throughout the Years....Remarkable Work!!! Kudos!!!! The Color Scheme is Excellent.... Best Regards....
Amazing images and colors.
F García Robles
Saludos desde España
Congratulations William on the postcard article. Very nice. I also checked out your Hawaii gallery. Nice work there too as usual. I am headed there on Oct. 15 for a week. I plan to take the doorless helicopter flight to photograph the Napali Coast on Kauai and then head for the Island of Hawaii to do some geology photography.
Keep up the good work.
I have been practicing every day to prepare for the photo adventure. Just got back from Vegas,and think I captured some great images I would love to share the photos with you before I attend your work shop. Hope to get your approval. Looking forward to seeing you, and learning from the pro.
I met you last week at your pal's photo shop. My friend needed to get a photo for his Canadian passport. It was nice meting you. I will take a gander at you work while here. Take care.
I'm going to Southern Utah around mid-October. Can you give me a good location for a sunrise and sunset shot at Zion or Bryce that doesn't require a great hike. And call me next time you and the old gang go out to dinner. I'll join you. You're still the best at landscaping, William.
Keep up the inspirational work William. I still hope to bump into you out int he field.
"Terrific RF interview Bill. I'm sure your students really appreciate you as their teacher because you have such vast experience. I had a Brownie too. Keep up the great work"
Hello William, I met you at the Santa Paula balloon festival this past Friday via introduction of your Cannon camera. Looking at your website gallery you have some splendid shots! Do you have a gallery or can I buy prints directly from you?
Hi William...met you at breakers motel in morro bay..love your pictures, very beautiful!!
Hi William...I met you Friday night at the Citrus Classic Balloon Festival. Enjoyed talking to you. You've got some incredible shots here! Please add me to your mailing list. Thanks.
Hi William...I met you Friday night at the Citrus Classic Balloon Festival. Enjoyed talking to you. You've got some incredible shots here! Please add me to your mailing list. Thanks.
PS I have never seen Montana de Oro like before.. incredible!!
I love your photos. I have been browsing for a while looking for the Montana de Oro picture. I look forward to seeing it.
Your Galleries are amazing. Looking forward to the Photo Adventure.
I just stopped over at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and they do not carry ANY
post cards anymore. Can you suggest another few places that I can BUY your cards
in the Beverly Hills area. I might go to Santa Monica over the weekend, so
let me know some places that I can pick them up there as well.
It was so good talking to you this morning.
Joe and Cindy Randall
Cindy and I met you and your photo group back on June 26th at Munson Falls, Oregon. We tried that method you showed us where you trick the camera into using a different light setting for special effects on the photos several times on the rest of our vacation, got good results after a little practice. Cindy is pretty excited about it. Thanks again.
My name is Joan Pine and I love your post card. You really capture the
feeling of LA and the excitement of nite.
Congratulations on your great spread in Rangefinder! This is fabulous! With great compositions!! I love the vibrant colors in the images. You really capture the Moment in your imagery. Keep up the great work. We'll see you on the next Coastal Adventure!
By the way... Your Radio interview was very inspiring.
The images are beautiful
Hello! Great work! Funny how the Hartshorns are in to photography. I won't be as many places as you have been or as great having a photo business for 25 years i sure envy your work! Which looks more like fun. I will be back looking at more photos when i have time. Thanks for posting these wonderful views! Doug Hartshorn~ Michigan.
This Aaron and Luisa we met you outside the Mirage in Las Vegas...you took some pictures of me and my wife. it was a pleasure to meet you and we made it to downtown and saw the screen on Freemont and gambled a little in the Golden Nugget. your work in really nice you have great gift and glad your doin what you love on a daily bases. I hope to live that way some time in my future. it was a pleasure hope to hear from you soon.
Looking forward to meeting you at the upcoming workshop.. Your images are magnifeeeecooo!!!
Hi Mr. Hartshorn,
My wife and I met you at Silver Creek Falls State Park. You directed us to this website and we must say your work is absolutely amazing! Very much a pleasure to meet you sir and hope our paths cross again. Best Wishes! -Marty and Lee Peterson Tillamook, Oregon
I had an opportunity to run into you at Multnomah Falls while driving home from a trip to California. I visited your website this evening and was blown away by your photos. They are simply glorious! Had I known I was in the presence of greatness, I would never have stopped to talk to you yesterday and solicited advise! I think I'll sell my camera now...
Seriously, it was nice meeting you, and your photos really are phenomenal. Your passion is obvious and you have the right personality for connecting with people. Perhaps someday I'll even have an opportunity to attend one of your hands-on workshops - I realize I'm at a point where hands-on training would be of tremendous benefit. One can always hope.
Sandy and Don Willetts
Don and I want to thank you for offering to take our picture for us at Horsetail Falls today. We really enjoyed talking with you and we thank you for the chance to visit your web site. Both of us were really impressed with the photographs which we viewed on the web. Your photos are truly a work of art. Your web site is very creative in the way it is laid out and your photos are beautifully displayed.
We will be sure to visit your site from time to time to see new photos as they are added.
Thank you again.
Sandy and Don
VERY nice Website!!, and its contents are also very impressive to say the least!
It was a pleasure as well as a treat to have run into you and to have made your acquaintance at Multnomah Falls!! I will tell others about you and your website and I wish you all the best now and well into the future!
hello this is Mark, we met at Wahkeena Falls in Oregon looked at your photos and am awed by the photos and would love to take pictures like these someday it was a pleasure to have met you thanks for the advice that day
HI WILLIAM ITS MAY I MET U AT MULTNOMAH FALLS YESTERDAY.....UR PICS R SO AMAZEING I LOVE THEM ALL.....KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK....HAVE A GREAT DAY....
Had a great time watching you work at Cannon Beach and Ecola State Park! You are the master!
It was good to meet you at Trillium Lake Will, you certainly have some great work here!
Flash back from the past ... the moon in Idyllwild ... and now i see it every month from my window ....just as beautiful ....
keep up the great work Bill .. you have the EYE ..
Congratulations to Marina Slankaf!! Winner of our latest Mini Adventure!!
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Your images are beautiful; love the colors!
I would rejoice if I was able to be your "Guest". Thank you for sharing your beautiful works with the World.
Love the pics you've posted on Facebook! Even though I don't know you, I look forward to seeing your work!
When will the winner be announced? Enquiring minds want to know;)
Amazing, amazing gift that you have gives so much joy to the rest of us. Thank you for sharing your talent and incredible images with us! Becky Greife
Amazing work-I love it!
Is this the guest book? I hope so;)
Hi Hart, looking your website and enjoying it tooooo much (if that is possible). Wow! Can't wait f
or our workshop.. soooooooooooooooon!!!
There is so much I would love to say to you...emmm
1st, Thank-you for sharing your gift , passion and knowledge of Photography
with all whom you meet. Your work touches so many lives..mine included.
Your work speaks to me..I hope one day I am graced with the opportunity
to speak with you, and learn from you as well..Regards, Kellie JOYce :)
Enjoying your pictures!
love looking at your photos....they bring me great joy.
The only words I can find to explain the beauty of your work is.. Mother Earth just wraps you in her arms, and in return you allow us to feel it by sharing it in your images. I have signed up for your next workshop. How could I not? Looking forward to it.
It is a pleasure knowing you and being your student. You have so much to share. It is inspiring just to be around you and see you at work. Your images convey so much emotion. Keep up the good work.
Terrence and Marina Slankaf
William, Marina and I would like to thank you for taking the time to give us some pointers when we met you and your students in Morro Bay. You truly have a talent not only for photography but in sharing your craft, we look forward to meeting you again at one of your photo workshops.
Hi William, I finally had the time to look up your website and have a look. My Yosemite pics from last week are on flickr, I got a lot more "keepers" thanks to your advice, thanks a million! There are even a couple nice shots of you in there.
Hey Will, just browsing your website. Love your take on things...capturing images from a different view gives such a unique perspective! DeeAnn
Chipp Miller MD
William, What fun poking around your site! The Yosemite pictures are spectacular.
Photography to me is a blend of art, science, perseverance, and a little luck at times.
You have all the requisites and it shows in your wonderful photos. Thanks Chipp
Ricardo & Loranda
My wife and I were just in Yosemite while you were photographing the beautiful Rainbow with your large photo group. Thanks for your advice regarding the Polarizing filter. My pics were a little blurred, but the colors really popped after I put the filter on. I will take your advice and get a tripod!! Your work is quite remarkable!!! We just looked at your website and you really have some amazing images!! Come to Spain sometime soon??
Was a pleasure meeting you. Waited a long time, and loved your presentation. Your passion shows in your work.. Will be heading your way soon. Maybe we can meet up and share. I would love to learn more.
Met you last night as you were giving an image presentation at the Sierra Club event. We really liked your imagery and were amazed by the great colors and the many areas that you have been to. It was a pleasure meeting you. Thanks for the inspiration!!
Our group met you along the California Coastline where you were leading a group of photographers at sunset. It was an amazing evening for us!! Our images were really spectacular. We look forward to seeing your gallery when posted. Thanks for your tips with the afterglow, as we were ready to leave, and we captured some beautiful pics by staying longer. Your imagery portray many locations really well. Great Colors!! Thanks Again!
Loved the workshop, will attend again real soon. You certainly have a keen eye. Wonderful spots, romantic places, bottomless knowledge. See ya soon, miss ya.
I really enjoyed your workshop. You & Dana took us to places I've never seen before in Los Angeles and Hollywood. I had a lot of fun and learned some new photography tips. And I already ordered the filter you recommended for twilight shots. Thanks again for all of the efforts of you and Dana!
The Arguntas Family
It was really nice to meet you and your group up at the Observatory! Thanks for the tips on the Citylights afterglow!! We went into Hollywood later and actually found some of your pictures on postcards!
It is always wonderful to see your amazing galleries. Your images transport me to a dream world. You have such artistic insight on creating photo's, which have beautiful colors and form.
I look forward to looking at your website in more depth soon.
Temecula Olive Oil ribbon cutting ceremony Thurs. May 12th at 11am. Both Catherine and Thom our owners will be here!! Stop by if you could!
The "Hollywood to LA" shot is amazeballs. Epic work bro.
hey their i love the newest photos and hope you come to washington soon.
miss ya t.c.
Frank Di Maso
We met you in Monterey by the light house, we are the Italian Familys one from LA and the ather from Milano my e-mail is email@example.com. if you would like to contact me
because we can not find the photo that you took of us by the Ligth hpuse.
Thank you Frank Di Maso
I met you at Crissy Field while you were capturing the sunset with your group. I checked out your website and love your work. I may just have to buy a print.
Thanks again, and nice to meet you.
My daughter in law and I had the pleasure of meeting you and your group on Saturday in Big Sur and we then enjoyed your amazing web site as we looked at the talented pictures you've taken.
I met you briefly on Saturday with my mother in law at Point Lobos. Your outdoor gallery photos are beautiful! A breath of heaven! Thanks for sharing them with us. ~Deb
Love the pics!
I am Pierre, we met you and your group this morning on the hill in front of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. It was a pleasure to meet you!! You do some very nice Landscapes! Congratulations!!!
I was the docent on duty at sea ion point when we met. Ironically after you left we had a killer whale attack on a gray whale calf and saw tge whole thing through the scope, too far to photograph!
I met you earlier today @ Pt. Lobos St. Park, it was my first time WOW what a place !I really enjoy your pics.
Marc & Reez
Hi William, wow, outstanding work! We should've asked for an autograph! :) We met by the tree overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge & hope you can send us a copy of the picture you took. Thank you so much! It was a pleasure meeting you! Looking forward to seeing more of your beautiful photos! -Marc & Reez-
Ingrid and Max
Pleasure to meet you and your group this weekend. We checked out your site and find your images very dramatic and inspiring! I hope to join one of your trips this summer. Really like your coastline Gallery.
Hey Bill, Glad you called, love the site and all your pictures. keep up the great work. Jon Allen
The seeds that fell in good soil stand for those who hear the message and retain it in a good and obedient heart, and they persist until they bear fruit. Luke 8:15
One of the ways to bear fruit is to pass it on. Teach somebody else. That is the secret of growth. Whatever you learn, as soon as you learn it, pass it on to someone. Whoever teaches, grows the most -- because when you teach you show that youve not only heard it, but youve incorporated it and can communicate it to others.--Rick Warren
Your devotion to teaching others is apparent...
Absolutely beautiful photos!
William awsome work! I am in awe! Very soothing and inspiring!
William totally awesome photos!I am in awe. Love them all! Beautiful work! Tellie/ Tlodge
Your photos are absolutely gorgeous. Thank you for sharing them. I would love to win a photo shoot trip and learn from you. if not i will continue to enjoy! Cate, Cali Lover, stuck in the Midwest...
William, your images are very inspiring!! We met you briefly in San Clemente where you were with a group of photographers capturing the colorful sunset. Pleasure to meet you!! We hope to join one of your adventures sometime soon. Thanks for the tip on the locations.
Hilda and Sergio
Your various and exquisitely beautiful galleries prove you to be
a master of landscape photography, William! Technically brilliant, artistic and poetic.
Infused with powerful mood, atmosphere and spirit.
Thanks for the Journey!!
It was a pleasure to meet you at Point Vicente. What a gorgeous sunset! I cant wait to see more of the photo's from that night!
Carrie and Graden
It was nice to meet you and witness such an extraordinary sunset with the special gift of the green flash!
We look forward to seeing more of your splendid art.
Jackie & Daryl
hi its those surfers you met at huntington beach. we would love to see those pics you took of us for a postcard. thanks
Richard & Diana
William, my wife and I met you at the Dana Point gazebo today. We would love to see photo you took. Thanks.
What can I say-some of the best images on Pbase.
A pleasure looking at them with my jaw dropping.
Hi Hartsie, remember me Tony from central garden? Your images are great, hope you're doing well. ever plan to come to Tucson Az.?
Hi my name is Wijbe Visser (www.wijbevisser.nl/)from the Netherlands. Beautiful pictures on your site. I did bookmark this site. We are already planning our vacation (2012) in Wyoming and Montanna and Yellowstone Park.
Love your work. I am one of your tweeps...
Love all your work--so nice--i moved from the bay area to lake oroville and do bird photography every day up here.my web site at pbase is www.pbase.com/brucespictures
Laura H. Harris
Thanks again for a great day. It was fun, and as always, I learned a few new things. Kudos to you and Dana for planning the schedule--especially the secret spots! I look forward to another photo adventure with you and Dana and "The Group."
Thanks so much for the great day shooting in LA. I really enjoyed it and I will most definitely join you again. Both you and Dana were very, very helpful and it made for a most enjoyable. I love the images I walked away with.
Thank you for showing our group a fabulous time! Both you and Dana are the BEST!!
Everything was wonderful! Thank you again!!!
Thanks for such a wonderful day of shooting L.A. yesterday. Your locations, suggestions and wonderful joy in all things photographic were a delight to experience. I've been playing with my shots for hours now, and hope you'll see them on my Picasa site later. Catalina anyone????
I had the pleasure of meeting you earlier this afternoon on stage at Walt Disney Concert Hall after I talked a bit about the organ.
hey William its Ian from verizon Wireless in Santa Monica...you truly have an amazing eye, these pictures are absoultely amazing! Ive definitely seen your work around before, it all looks unreal! Good luck teaching your workshop, talk to you soon!
Wonderful work. The lighting looks like something from Thomas Kinkade. Are these actually perfect lighting moments or is a lot of it digital darkroom magic? Either way they look great. I have some great raw material, but would like to learn more about photography and enhancement of existing images. Thank you for sharing your gift.
This is Heike. I met you in Maggios in Big Bear Lake when you were there with your group. Hope you had a great dinner. Your images are beautiful!! We are back in Santa Barbara.
By the looks of your beautiful galleries, it seems like you are
a master of landscape photography. Technically brilliant, artistic and poetic.
Infused with powerful mood, atmosphere and spirit.
Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! Hope you had a Merry Christmas! Looking forward to our next Adventure!
Happy New Year, William! Hope to join you soon again on another great workshop!
Awsome Y.National Park images!...I live ajoining the Foothills Parkway, a senic drive in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in TN. My images here are of GSMNP and you have to see the habitat I accidentially created for Anole Lizards in my garden. Gourley Gardens, or Private Paradise. Need to renew my account, enjoy working on Pbase. These tropical lizards are seen mosely in the southeast and the tropical islands. They don't get frozen in our TN cold winters.
My husband and I ran into you about 2 wks ago while you were photographing in front of the Bellagio with your photo group. We hope to see some of your takes from the Paris and Bellagio. We just looked at your website... how nice! Your work is quite remarkable!!!
Hey William! My name is Elfi from Austria. We, my friend and me, met you on 26th October in Las Vegas und you have shown us your beautiful cards. They are really great, so we have bought 20 of them and our friends have been surprised. Wishing you a Happy New Year and good luck for you.
Hope you and yours have a wonderful Christmas and a great New Year with an abundance of good light!
want to wish you a merry christmas and all the best in the new year.....hope to see you up in SF when I get a chance to visit everyone....did you get out and get an pics of the lunar eclipse? I got up at 0230 EST and snapped a few but they didn't turn out like the amazing ones you have done of the moon in the past....
Will , all great as usual. Hope to see you more often.
Adamm's Stained Glass
Glad to have met you - held the umbrella for your photo op in MDR for the double rainbows. Viewed your web site - amazing photos! Such a talent and an eye for light and framing. Can't wait to see how the photos came out.
Great to talk to you! Great site and like I told you... AMAZING Photographs. They've got a ethereal glow. Almost mystical/magical. You are a talent. I was thinking about you from the Fisher Lumber days when you emailed me! Happy Holidays!
Gio and Rachel
Your images are breathtaking William!! We met you briefly on the Las Vegas Strip where you were with a group of photographers capturing the colorful sunset. Pleasure to meet you!! We hope to join one of your adventures in the springtime. Thanks for the tech tips on the lighting.
Wow, your photos truly are amazing. I am so glad to have met you the other day at Zfolio, the gallery that I work at. Thank you so much for directing me to your site, I am so glad to have seen these. Keep doing what you are doing, it is all quite amazing.
Hello William. I met you Tuesday night on Treasure Island. You were finishing up up your night and you were kind enough to allow me to share your photo spot. It was a pleasure speaking to you and learning about your work. I hope to partake in some of your lessons in the future.
Thanks again for your tips last night at Treasure Island. The shots of SF and the Bay Bridge look great.
Hi emmanuel from TI/SF, gotta see results from sf it was really fun just in viewfinder looked good. I'll take a look at desertscapes (love that stuff). Makes me want to dust off my equip and take a class....eh
I must finish my previous guest book signing. There was a glich and lost connection. First it should read "slice of beauty". Also, I am looking forward to the possibility of attending one of your upcoming workshops. My daughter is an inspiring photographer, and would love me to be more involved. From my observation of your work, I am sure you could give me some pointers. It is truely amazing how you capture the moment. Breathtaking would be a more accurate description. Can't wait to meet you and your talent.
Lori Bauer and Richard Quaglia
Hi William! Thanks for the poster!!!!!!!! Lori at Lone oak Lodge and Richard too.
What talent!! Makes me feel like I am actually there when viewing your work. Really reflects your passion for beauty and everything natural around us. Will be purchasing a poster when I am able to narrow down which slice if beauty to choose from.
I met you last Wednesday evening at C-Level while you were taking a picture of San Diegos skyline. It was a pleasure meeting you and thank you in advance for sending me your beautiful picture. If ever you're headed to Mazatlán, Mx., let me know.
It would be an honor to show you around.
Harbor Island, San Diego, huh? You've come such a long way from Arizona Highways.
Larry and Karen Tampa Bay
We met at the crap's table at g/g casino back in late October. Thanks for the pointers on the table. We looked at your sight and it blew us away. Wish we could learn which side of the camera to look through to get close to that quality. Do you have a tips section on your sight?
Great to have met you today in San Diego at Harbor Island. Both of us were capturing photos of the San Diego Skyline I enjoyed looking at the photos on your website, they look great. Take Care.
This is Mehreen and we met briefly at the Eiffel tower, Las Vegas when you were shooting the strip. I visited your website and simply have no words to express. I love the pictures and wish that I was there to learn from you. Please let me know when you'll visit Dubai.
I've watched your photographic talents honed over the years to these incredible levels, and always dedicated to your core values. Kudo's and Best Wishes. I look forward to seeing your new "developments". As well...love your site!
Hey Will, good speaking with you this afternoon. I'll be in touch after I have an opportunity to review your galleries.
We briefly met at Yellowstone NP. You were trying to show us the wolf on top of the mountain, that I could not see. You have a beautiful website and do beautiful work. When you have time, please let me see the wolf in the mountain picture and any others of Yellowstone you can share. Thank you for taking the time to share information about you and your work. Happy Holidays!!
Happy Thanksgiving "Master of the Picture Postcard" and my favorite "Moon Man"! Hope you have a wonderful day! Photographs are phantastic as always!
I am Conchi, we met last Sunday in the cinema. I've been checking your photos and they are really amazing! And you know what? I´ve also checked the postcards I bought a month ago, and 11 of the 13 I bought are your pictures! it´s great!
I saw you at the Bellagio water show in Vegas...figured I'd check your stuff out!
Very, very nice!!!
Missed seeing you at the Photo West Expo.
I am looking forward to another workshop with you! You take such amazing images!!!
This is Lori and Marilyn who just met you in Palos Verdes Estates.
Thanks for being one of our judges at the SCVPA Digital image competition this week. Thanks for taking part in providing me with a best of show ribbon also!
This is the first chance that I've had to take a look at your site and your work. I must say that it's quite stunning and I'm quite impressed.
I'm looking forward to seeing you again when you're a speaker at our monthly meeting!
Lorelle A. Miller
Nice meeting you William. Your work is spectacular. Congratulations on your accomplishments and hope to keep in touch. Hope you take a look at my website and enjoy my paintings.
All my best,
I am one of the people that made the mandala below the Santa Monica Pier that you took pictures of. My wife was in the middle of the mandala and we would love to see what you came up with. The other pictures on your site are amazing!
Nice speaking to you, I will look forward to discussing the idea of adding some of your images to our site.
I will look forward to hearing back from you-
All the best,
We met briefly at the Santa Monica pier. I checked your page and cannot wait to see what magic you did. You are located in Venice?!? Whenever you feel like it please stop by when we do our beach art. Mostly we take pictures with our mobile phones and it would be great to have some "more advanced" documentation.
All the best and again compliments to your work - great website
we are the English family you met at the Bellagio on Monday trust you took the shoot you wanted. as promised my email address firstname.lastname@example.org looking forward in seeing you Vegas shoots.
I'm the Canadian you met by the fountains at The Bellagio in Las Vegas.
Your pictures are amazing.
I am one of the showgirls from the Belagio...
Hope you got some good shots and enjoyed your stay!!!
Hi there William,
This is Muse. The guy who was wearing the hot pink shirt at Santa Monica by the pear this friday with my friend Tanya who was wearing the blue shirt!
it was great meeting you and taking you for taking the pictures. We would love to get a copy for ourselves! Looking forward to hearing back from you!
Kristy and Marge
My sister and I met you on October 8 in Grand Tetons National Park. We stopped to ask you if you had seen a moose or elk... any sightings or shots of them?? You have some amazing photos here. It was a pleasure to meet you and your group.
HI BILL, THIS IS BOB...BEAUTIFUL SITE, NICE PICTURES, DID NOT REALIZE YOU WERE SO, SO FAMOUS AND BUSY..LOL.. NICE MEETING U AT JOE'S TODAY AND SHARING YOUR EXPERIENCE IN WYOMING WITH ME..NICE PLACE TO VISIT, BUT NOT A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE, TO DAM COLD.
Marco and Carolyn Jensen
Your photographs are amazing!! Full of reverie and vitality. It was a pleasure to meet you and have a slight "Brush with Fame" when we came across your group in Yellowstone.
Great talking to you and look forward to the pictures you and your friends took of the cattle drive in Idaho!
Our group met you at the Mormon Barn in Wyoming where you were leading a group of photographers at sunrise. It was an amazing morning for us!! Our images were really spectacular. We look forward to seeing your gallery when posted. Thanks for the guidance with the light on the Barn. Your images portray the locations well. Great Colors!!
Great photography, I'm interested on how the pictures of my date and I turned out...we were on our Harley's at the capital building in Salt Lake.
This is the clerk at the chevron in Montana. Your work is soooo fantastic. Some people have a gift for photography, and you have indeed been blessed. Since I couldn't ever hope to compete with your art, I have decided to make a couple of my own calenders. Thanks for the inspiration!!
It's the guy from Philly who you talked to on the strip....(the EX-photog)...
about 2 weeks ago....great images...outstanding talent!!...
now I'm off to go get a cheesesteak!!!
I was your driver at Rugged Rental in SLC, Utah! You have some amazing photos! Keep up the good work!
It was wonderful seeing you again. Your work is terrific and inspirational !!! It was good to see your website to refresh my memory. You are quite the guy and appreciated by many !! Look forward to seeing you again soon.
Clyde and Suzy
William, I've enjoyed the time we spent talking about all the great spots along the Calif coast. I hope that I can visit most of them while we're on our honeymoon. Your galleries are breathtaking, and it was great hearing how you planned and took the pictures. Thanks for the secret spots that not too many photographers know about. Looking forward to sharing the results with you. Have a great trip to Yosemite. Hope to join you on a trip in the near future. See you in November.
We met you in Las Vegas where you were leading a group of photographers along the "Vegas Strip". We saw many of your images in your Galleries and were very impressed. I also tried a couple of the areas that you suggested for photos, and I got some great shots!!
Thanks my friend!! We hope to meet up with you again.
Rich and Marion
Marion and I loved the Vegas Citylight Adventure, this was truly a cool experience. Your patience and energy with each photographer was amazing. We can't thank you enough, and will look into one of your upcoming events!! Thanks for the tricks with the lenses.
Enjoyed our time together in LV...can't wait to see the pics of that crazy night at the Palms!
Looking forward to seeing you again in SF at Smith Novelty.
Met you at the Gift Show party at the Plaza in Las Vegas. Hoped to see some of the pics from the party, either here or at PBase, but they're not up. You do have some great photos.
It was good to here from you.
Gallery looks great- Lots of wonderful upcoming WOrkshops you have planned-such as Night SHots Las Vegas !!
Gallery looks great- Lots of wonderful upcoming WOrkshops you have planned-such as Night SHots Las Vegas !!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY "MOON MAN!"
Have a terrific day! Have a great time in Vegas and keep "shooting the Moon" in your fabulous pictures! Hope to see you soon!
We really loved your Scenic Wonders Gallery!!
Any winner yet in the recent contest for the exposure time for the "stars" image?
Hart, I mean Moon Man! you are so funny! Those were great times catching moon shots at night. We will do this again soon. It was good catching up with you the other day. I feel a dinner with old friends coming up soon! I will be talking to you again soon. As always you work says it all! Fantastic.
Colors are flowing out from each page. Wonderful imagery. A skilled master, no doubt.
We met you at the Cove in Newport Beach and you were really helpful with the tips
regarding the light after Sunset. Thanks again, as our images were really great!!
We checked out your Workshops and hope to attend one soon.
Your images in the Gallery are truly special and unique!!
Hi William it was very nice meeting you on 9-2-10 at Allegro Towers. Again sorry for hanging up on you. I look forward to seeing the pictures you took from our beautiful building. I will pass along your advise to my Daughter who is majoring in photography. Please send me some info on your workshops, and the cost.
Lynn Bild Allegro Towers
Hello William. Once again I enjoyed the information you shared at the most recent workshop (Palisades, Long Beach)that I attended. You are such an amazing photographer with an artist's eye for subject matter, lighting, composition and outstanding color. I also appreciated Dana's assistance--especially with the tripod. I am glad Diane Fritz coordinated this workshop with you!
And I felt so privleged to be with you on the Yosemite workshop. I will always remember the beauty of it, the comradrie as well as the photo tips.
It was great talking to you yesterday and thanks for the tips, I am dying to go out at try them for myself. I thought about going down to the same spot during work but no one would get any fishing done again with a police car parked there.
I hope you found parking downtown and enjoyed the Tin Fish restaurant.
hello this is adrian and leahya we met at the travelodge in san deigo in the pool area your photographs are beautiful.. thank you for the advice on the hotels and things in vegas
adrian and leahya
Thank you for taking us on a fabulous Photo Adventure! Everybody had a terrific time...Lots of fun and learned many new things! I can't wait until our next Photo Adventure! As Sylvia said "Your enthusiasm is contagious" and your pictures the BEST!
Thank you again my friend! See you soon!
Hernan E. Enriquez
William, I am spellbound by the beauty of your photos, so inspiring!
William, Love your work! You capture a mood in your images.
William, I want to add my appreciation for the "Coastal Adventure." I like your style of instruction. Your enthusiasm is contagious. Sharing your "places" to photograph makes me think more of the places I visit. Thanks again.
William, I can't wait to attend another workshop with you. My Dad and I had a fantastic time in Yosemite. I'll be sure to email you the picture my Dad took of our snowball fight during the traffic jam on the way to Mariposa.
Great pictures Bill
Rob here, What a challenging day we all had on our Coastal Adventure Moonlight Walk Workshop . I think Diane; our Adventure organizer named this day. August 23, 2010
Just to let everyone know William, took us to places Ive I have always been aware of and have viewed from a boat looking at the land mass but never visited by car with a camera. The Magazine Westways published by the Automobile Club AAA has written articles about some of the places we visited
Our 35 mile Adventure took us from Redondo Beach Pier through the Palos Verdes Hills with several private view photo opportunities which are not accessible to the public. Then on into San Pedro and later to Long Beach, Shoreline Village, Shoreline offered changeling photo opportunities due to the light transition during the beginning of the rising moon and later the setting sun over the Desmond bridge, then the light after the sun had set.Shoot Parker Light house, Rainbow Lagoon Lighthouse and the Queen Mary.
Ive looked at t my pictures with the meta data for the second time to better understand some of the techniques/lessons you presented to all of us.
Thank You & Dana for the Coastal Adventure.
Anthony and Shariff
It was a pleasure to meet you at Shoreline Village in Long Beach. You were teaching a class of Photographers and I was with my girlfriend. We look forward to attending one of your upcoming events.
You capture such beautiful photos!! And are truly talented. It was a pleasure to "Brush with Fame". I am sure that you make many smile with your creative images and friendly disposition. Thanks for the photo tips at the Pier.
How do you capture such wonderful colors??
Beautiful Images throughout your Galleries!
Your images are awe inspiring!! We are looking forward to the Adventure in the Wine Country with you. Great to see you yesterday and catch up on details for the trip.
We met last week while you were photographing the Queen Mary, My brother and I were fishing.
Anyway, lovely site and Beautiful photos. amazing work!
When will your Santa Monica Calender be out?
Killer shot of the Santa Monica Pier's Firework show with the moon in the background. I'm hoping to see a calender of "Santa Monica."
Pleasure meeting you in Long Beach. Thanks for the pointers about the exposures at Sunset! Love your galleries and beautiful images. We look forward to seeing you on your upcoming visit to Warsaw. The Polish couple from the UK.
Thanks William for all of your expertise and patience at your San Juan Cap adventure!!
Our images came out great!! We look forward to your next Workshop!
Clayton and Steph
Your pictures of the Queen remind me of her wide ranging history. As she sits now peacefully at anchor, what is she dreaming?
The images are INSPIRING !! YOu have A GREAT JOB !!
superb images, will check your site on regular basis.
Your pictures are unreal! I still have no idea how you get half of your shots!
Thanks again for being such a great leader and being able to explain how to compose a great picture and giving great tips. I HIGHLY recommend William after spending 4 days with him through Yosemite capturing the most beautiful images my eyes have ever seen.
Hope I'll see you again soon!
It was good to see you Sunday at the Camera Show in Anaheim. I so admire your images. Hope to see you again on a photo excursion!
Dean Eades BirdMad - BirdGuides Photo of the Year Winner
William, you have a very impressive body of work and so many galleries to go through, I'll definitely be back!
It was a pleasure meeting today @ Lawndale fireworks show. You have an amazing body of work. Looking forward to seeing your images.
William you have some amazing work in your gallery's, well done
I just love the high colour to you images they remind me a little of Mark Adamus style.
Keep em coming there great!
It was great to see you at the Camera Expo! You are truely the "Master of the Picture Perfect Postcard" as well as Master of the Picture Perfect Calendar! Talk to you again soon!
Great work! I very much enjoy your night shots with the neon lights, ie: Vegas and etc.
I talked with you about the custom made shirts that my wife, Tracie, makes. We talked about the Bob's Big Boy in Downey on Wednesday night.
Love your work and totally understand the protection you take using the signature and watermark on your images. The ability to protect ones images is never understood by amateurs and thieves. Keep up the inspirational efforts!! I have just ordered a number of your beautiful prints.
Thank you for the suggestion while I was at Light House this evening.
Hope that I can join to your lecture or trip some time in the future.
Love your Yosemite photos! Thank you for all of your tips and patience on the tour. You certainly are a master of light and have an amazing sense of composition
Love your Yosemite photos! Thank you for all of your tips and patience on the tour. You certainly are a master of light and have an amazing sense of composition.
Your work has always been very inspirational to me, Your classes or workshops are very informative and fun. Very Professional yet easy going. Thank you for all your help
Hi William. YOSEMITE LIGHT gallery has many very interesting captures. Like how You using vibrant colors in yours compositions.Thanks very much for sharring with us:)
All the best from sunny(today) Ireland
Your Coastal Workshop was a great experience with many locations we've never found before. Thanks again for a very unique adventure. We'll be back on another class/workshop soon. We loved the secret "Cove" location!! Our images were amazing!
Jeremy and Marcia
I met you last night on the Shoreline Village board walk.
thank you for sharing your photo with me.
Hello William u met my friend and i at the L.A.Zoo. WOW!!!! Very very nice. I really injoyed looking at ur photos. ur impresively good at what u do. Truely thank you Keith n Derreck.
Hello William u met my friend and i at the L.A.Zoo. WOW!!!! Very very nice. I really injoyed looking at ur photos. ur impresively good at what u do. Truely thank you Keith n Derreck.
We're the family you met on the trail near Half dome in Yosemite. Thanks for the tip about the rainbow at the falls! It was something we never experienced before! Thanks for sharing!
Your imagery is very inspiring!
Hi William. I am the danish guy you met at The Golden Nugget spa pool in Vegas april 7. Our vacation got postphoned 10 days due to the vulcano. Status: 1 month round trip in California and finally a chance to visit your site. It is very exciting to view your amazing photos. Looking forward to hear from you.
Best regards / Torben
VERY,VERY IMPRESSIVE.YOU ARE VERY GOOD AT YOUR JOB.GOOD EYES FOR PHOTOGRAPHY.THANK YOU FOR INVITING ME TO SEE YOUR WEB.I WILL ADVICE MY FRIENDS TO SEE THESE PICS.
This is the Behren's. We met in Vegas at the pizza place. Finally had a chance to view your site and, WOW!!!!!! You have quit the eye. Beautiful pictures. It was sooo nice to visit with you, thank you for taking the time. Hopefully at some point our paths will cross again. Take care :-)
Steve, Morna, Alec and Harry
Finally had a chance to go through your site, and I must say "Very Impressive!" Wonderful captures of great experiences and light. I think I just found a new source of inspiration for West Coast shooting! It's too bad we only met my last day in LA at the Ferraro Building, if I ever get back to LA, I'll give you a shout
We met yesterday at Bed, Bath, and Beyond in West LA. I am the AC/DC lady that gave you a coupon. I wasn't going to contact you and then my husband and I looked at the card and your photos are beautiful.
Have a great day,
See you at the 2010 Long Beach Photography Show, lets connect. I would like to purchase a couple prints for my wife's birthday gift. I know you make your living from your art, so I don't expect you to give it away.
We both appreciate your work and admire your dedication, truly beautiful images, it's no wonder you known as "The Master of the Perfect Postcard Image."
Call you tomorrow, Robert & Rene Bender
I talked to you today at Best Buy store in WLA. You were looking for a 2TB hard drive.
You said you were a photographer, I see you are. You said you could send me a photo, I would appreciate it. I might be interested in one of your seminars. Or that trip to Lone Pine. I love the Sierras and Alabama Hills.
Hi William, my daughter (Christina) and I met you at Paris Las Vegas a few nights ago while you were taking pictures of the fountain outside the hotel. We were just admiring the pictures on your website, they are truly amazing. Can't wait to see the ones you took of the fountain that night. Hopefully you were able to take all the pictures you needed and are back home too. We'll have to keep checking your website for new pictures.
Nice meeting you in Las Vegas.Saw your Photos and they were extremely beautiful.Hope to collaborate with you someday.
met you last two weeks at the promenade' Redondo Beach while you photographing the waves on the rocks. My name is Martin Lapointe from Quebec province in Canada. Would love to see a copy of that photo. Thanks a lot
Hello Mr. Hartshorn
Your style of photography is truly impressive. I seem to have become an instant fan!
I loved the Coastal Workshop, this was the greatest experience in photography. I learned more than years of attending boring lectures. You have a wonderful schedule and pace for working with each photographer on their individual needs. I can't thank you enough, put me down for the next workshop!
My name is Daniel, we met at Eastview Little league on Knoll Hill. You have a lot of great Photos and I like how you bring out the colors. I am looking forward to the photos you took of the Vincent Thomas bridge. My email is email@example.com.
hi william. i'm Akis, the guy from Greece, that you were kind enough to take a picture of in Hollywood. I would really appreciate if you would send me the photos that you took.
Larry (Scooter) Walker
It was great seeing you at the WPPI in Vegas. I had such a great time touring the show and going to the lectures. I love your website and all of your images, look forward to visiting Southern California later in the year. I just picked up your 2010 calendar at Borders Books! "Wow" !!!
William (Bill) Lawson
Dear William: I attended your presentation at Bagnall's Camera Expo this last Sunday and enjoyed your presentation. I wished that the program hadn't been so rushed as there were a lot of photos of yours that I would have liked to have had more time to view and discuss your techniques. You indicated that you might share one of your photographs with the attendees and I would appreciate that very much. I look forward to attending another of your presentations in the near future. Regards, Bill
It was very nice to meet you today at the camera expo in Anaheim. I love your photography! I hope someday to develop the skills to reach your level of brilliance. I also, will keep a look out for any seminar's that you will be hosting! Hope to see you in the future and once again thank you very much for creating breath taking images.
Krystal Richardson- Hemet, CA
Enjoyed your program today at the Bagnall's Camera Expo. You were my first presenter I saw last year. I must make a point to take some evening pictures.
it was nice chatting with you in front of the Monte Carlo in Vegas. The photos you took were stunning, and taking a look at the photos on your site, you have a great talent. I hope you enjoyed your time in vegas and got a lot more shots.
Hopefully we can meet again
Tyler - Toronto
Ed and Rita Slechter
It was interesting talking to you at dinner at Las Vegas. When we returned home we looked at your work and found it to be spectacular. Ed and Rita from Chicago
My friend Rich and I met you on Wednesday while you were taking pictures of Excalibur. We took your suggestion and went to the ABC Store and picked up a few of your calendars. Your work is amazing and I appreciate your dedication to your craft. You mentioned you would share a photo with us of the session that night. I hope you were able to capture a good shot. Thank you for your art.
Hi William, this is Terri from Don Jose Dr. I would like to see the pics we discussed.
My email is firstname.lastname@example.org
I just perused your web site to find such beautiful photos....you are truly talented. It was a pleasure to "brush with fame". (I am Mary, the lady you briefly spoke to in Santa Monica as the sun was not sharing a beautiful sunset.) Good luck with your career.
It is apparent that you make many smile.
Mary (aka MiMi) @ email@example.com
Wishing you an inspiring, beautiful Christmas & 2010.
Your brilliant pictures have deeply moved me. Those of the Autumn colours are gems...
Kindest regards from the Netherlands,
Drs. Rikki Keller (author, poet, artist, linguist)
P.S. I have lived in Califirnia for years.
MERRY CHRISTMAS WILLIAM!!! "SUNSET HUNTER"
This exquisitely beautiful gallery of images proves you to be a master of photography, William! Your work is extremely brilliant, artistic and poetic, and Infused with powerful mood, atmosphere and spirit. It was a pleasure to meet you along the Coast last week while you were taking pictures at Twilight. It was a beautiful sunset that night!!!
Darlene and Giovanni
Sonny & Sharon Hayes
I hope you got some good shots in Morro Bay on Thursday. My wife and I met you as you were taking photo's of the seal trying to sleep. You mentioned if I emailed you you would send us a photo of the seals. We hope you got some good shots.
My wife and I enjoyed meeting you.
Good chattin' with you on Thursday. We found ourselves in a crowded In and Out Burger in Oxnard eating cold burgers and soggy fries. Check out your photos, good stuff...
Thank you again for your visits and comments on my pbase galleries and for the invitation to review your work. Your many successes and accomplishments are well deserved given the extreme beauty of your images. I'm not one to give flattery when its not due, but I truly must say your images are far above high quality. You have mastered so many techniques and your photographic vision is superb. I have many questions I'd love to ask and perhaps will post another note privately. I certainly hope our paths will cross some day, I'd very much enjoy meeting you in person.
Too much beautiful pictures to write a comment each time.Very good work ,it's a pleasure to travel into your world.
Your work is inspiring.
An artistic eye...Will..."Sunset Hunter"
You've come a long way, baby!!! You were magnificent to begin with when I first saw your work many years ago and you have become even more spectacular since then. Your work just speaks directly to the heart!!! Bravo, Bravo, Bravissimo!!!!
Great work William. Thanks or your wonderful comments on my work. Keep up the great photography.
Thanks you very much for your comment on my Lighthouse galler. You have
some truly awesome picture.
Thank you very much for your note. I am amazed by your work and can just hope to one day get closer to your mastery.
Thanks for your note on my autumn forest shot, Willia, It's obviously coming from a master in that area!
Dear William, thank you for your nice comment regarding my autumn photos. Having just looked at your galleries I am very honored! Your work is amazing!! Doris Potter
Thank you for your note. You have some truly awesome picture! Great work!
Sheila & Captain Dave
Did you get the glorious photos of the Santa Monica Pier 100th Birthday fireworks, William? We sat by you at Bubba Gump's when you were enjoying your spicey shrimp! Let us know how your firework's photos turned out!!! Sheila & Captain Dave
Hey William, met you at costco where you ran out of gas haha. Neat website you got here. Great pictures you got here. My girlfriend would love these pictures, seen that she loves photography as well. Hope you made it to LA.
hi william just glad to know you
Hi William..we met you at the Mexican market in LA..we were the Scottish tourists and you took a picture of my son and daughter....we enjoyed meeting with you.
Hi William, I just wanted to say that my sister and I enjoyed talking to you on Fremont Street on 7/19/09 while you were patiently waiting for your shots. We would love to see how a few of those pictures turned out. Thanks and good luck with the new calendar project. Cate from Manchester (Boston) and Maryanne from Philly.
met you last night at the promenade while you photographing the cars on the pch. my name is abby segall. would love to see a copy of that photo. thanks a lot
Alexander and Caroline
we met in Calico Ghost Town. Hope you could make the pictures you wanted.
When we are back in Germany I will send you some pictures from Europe and our US trip ... sadly not from Mainz because we have never been there :-)
Thank you for inviting us to your Website. Really great pictures!!!
Dannie & Anita Sanchez
We met in Vegas in front of Woodstock, I took the pics of you & your uncle ! Would love to see how they turned out as well as the ones you took of my husband & I. Looking forward to hearing back from you soon.
Thanking you in advance,
Dannie & Anita Sanchez
Hello William, Thank you again for taking our photos at the Mirage.Mary and Martin
Joie de Vivre!
Hi William, met you yesterday near Maya Hotel on Queensway in Long Beach. signed in as you requested. Your picures are truly inspirational. I would like to get a 2009 calendar of your landscapes. Is one published, and if so, where in Long Beach can I find it?
Thanks for really great photographs! And for inviting me to look at your website.
We met at Echo Park.I signed in as you invited.
ur great!!! i love them.What those eyes have seen!!!
Hey William, this is Jeremy, we met at Echo Park earlier this evening. all your photos are amazing! great work! love all of them, hope i can learn something from you.
we met in Santa Monica Cameras the day of the death of M.Jackson. Do you remember?We are the couple from Italy.Your cards are fantastic!
Elisa and Valerio
Tom & Diane Susan
Nice meeting you on the dock. The local website is slofiberfish.org. We're always looking for pics to dress the site up. I'm the chief photographer. I'm going to upgrade to a d60 Nikon so the shots of wildlife improve. It's hard to catch a whales tale, they don't pose. We enjoyed your pics, The colors are hot!
Your photographs are amazing, full of reverie and vitality. I thoroughly enjoyed viewing them and will visit them often.
Truly inspirational captures. Thoroughly enjoyed browsing through your gifted galleries, seems like each image has a completely different X-factor to it. Great work!
You never cease to amaze me with your pics. I have a few up in my house and Lisa has a couple in her room....we'll have to go shoot again next time I come out to visit mom and dad and the rest of the family.
Hi William, I certainly would love to go shooting with you. I love your style and the photos are wonderful. Congratulations..
Naoki Hayashi's Photo Gallery
I really enjoyed your amazing pphotograohs. Those are trueness impressive.
Keep in touch your beautiful works.
Great work. Love the feeling you place on them.
Diana and Axel Pyter
we met you last week in Las Vegas on the Strip. We are the two Germans with the kids who took photos of the Strip. You showed us the beautiful photo of the Wynn hotel. I have a public relation agency and write for a lot of German magazines. Do you remember? Would be nice to stay in contact, our homepage is www.pyter.de
Your photos are soooo great! Really the best!
Greetings from Germany - Diana and Axel
Hi Bill; met you at Outback on Monday night.It was a good conversation eventhough the Raiders lost which killed my parlay. Take care Frank
William, I have a Screen Saver of Catalina Island you did in 2000. I wondered if you had some updated photos I could have access to. Some of the Catalina Island pictures are out of focus just a little. I have a 22" Optiquest from viewsonic. Would love to see another screen saver Northern California. Thanks, Jan Hubbard from San Ramon CA.
Your pictures are always great to look at! Hope you don't get stuck on the computer to much as I know you and I love film! Hope to see you soon!
We met at Twin Peaks(San Francisco) and you have taken a funny picture of my wife and me.
Mauricio and Luciana (from Brazil).
Bill La brie
Hey there william your site looks good you have some nice images I will see you some time in my gallery.
Bill La Brie
We met at Point Lobos last week and you have friendly taken pictures of my family (and of our favourite house we plan to share ;-)). If you plan to come in France, send me an e-mail, our house is your house. All the best, Jeff
I am so proud of you. Having known you since you were in grade school and watching you taking pictures to learn how to capture the beauty of your work is awesome. I feel like you are paart of my family. Jan
William, it was fun conversing with you in the Marin Headlands. I went to your suggested spot for sunset pics and had a great time - thanks for that tip.
Here's a link in case you want to check out the results: www.flickr.com/photos/rajmtx/sets/72157604073800306/
Your pics on pbase look fantastic! I can't stop looking at them.
Dennis & Melisa Taylor
William, my fiance and I would like to thank you for taking the time to give us some pointers when we met you at the old army bunkers on the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge earlier this month. You truly have a tallent not only for photography but in sharing your craft, we look forward to meeting you again at one of your workshops.
Dennis and Melisa
William. We just met down at the beach in Venice during the sunset. It was a pleasure talking with you while you were taking pictures. I hope I didn't disturb you too much. Great site. Love the pics. Beautiful. Looking forward to seeing these pics of Venice on a postcard.
It was weird that I just saw your work just the day before I met you at the observatory.. It sure was a pleasure meeting you. Keep up the good work. Maybe we can meet you up some other day you're around town.
It was nice meeting you at 6th and Beaudrey in downtown LA today. Your work is really lovely. I will be looking for today's shots on a postcard soon.
As always, GREAT JOB
hi wil looking for sues building downtown good to see you thurs. have a great weekend
Beautiful work. Someday, I'd like to do half as good. We met at Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas. I hope some of your work there will show up on your website some day.
Its Gemma and Bill we met outside the mirage durring the volcano show a few weeks ago and promised we would comment here.
been looking at your photo's and they are all very impressive.
hope your well
The moment in time and color caught in your images reminds us of what blessing it is to inhabilt this world for the short time we are here. You forces us to pause for a moment and take in the beauty and wonder and be thankful to be a part of it. Not to mention it reminds us "not to destroy it" as well. Keep "clickin" Will !!!
Thank you for visiting my Mono Lake gallery. Your comments are especially meaningful after viewing your galleries. Your photos are amazing! Absolutely beautiful work. I enjoyed each and every one of your images. It's not often that you see galleries here that were produced with film. But you have shown that film is definitely not dead! Thank you for sharing your wonderful work.
alfredo camba jr.
Your images are full of life. Fantastic shots!!
Jun Camba, Manila, Phil.
Thanks for visiting my galleries and your kind comments.
This is stellar work. If I ever see you, I might just ask for your signature.
Marco Santos Marques
Marco Santos Marques
Hi William. Thanks for visiting and commenting. :)
William, thank you so much for your kind comments in my gallery. It means a lot to me coming from a talented photographer such as you. I really enjoyed looking through your galleries. All your shots are wonderful. I plan to return when I have more time.
I'm simply loss for words. Kudos!
William, thanks for visiting and leaving a comment on my Autumn gallery. Truly enjoyed your site!
Thank you William for visiting and commenting on my Botswana gallery. Your work is nothing short of amazing, and I have enjoyed the quality and depth of your work... definitely inspiring stuff. Cheers! -Rich
Thanks William for visiting my galleries and for your kind comment on my abstract gallery, I´m glad you like it, Your landscape images are amazing, I enjoyed every one, best regards, Rosemarie :o)
Thank you for stopping by my galleries, and for your compliments. Your photos are gorgeous, quite professional....and I can't believe that they aren't photoshopped at least a teensy weensy bit??! Just beautiful.
Thanks Bill for visiting my Death Valley photos. I really appreciate the compliment from someone with your skills. Your photos are fantastic!!!!
BEAUTIFUL IMAGES AS ALWAYS...
Iris Maybloom (irislm)
Hey Bill, Welcome to pbase. You know I'll be a frequent visitor to your galleries and look forward to seeing many more of your images.....i