Bill Roberts Art Collections
Shop for artwork from Bill Roberts based on themed collections. Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Artwork by Bill Roberts
Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Steinbeck Country by Bill Roberts
Hanging Waterfall In Big Sur by Bill Roberts
Lone Cyress by Bill Roberts
Our Lady of the Chilies by Bill Roberts
Lone Cypress Classic by Bill Roberts
Golden Dunes by Bill Roberts
Afternoon Light In the Salinas Valley by Bill Roberts
El Capitan At Sundown by Bill Roberts
Elkhorn Slough by Bill Roberts
Riding in the Sunset by Bill Roberts
Sunburst In Tuolumne by Bill Roberts
Red Rock At Night by Bill Roberts
Splish-Splash by Bill Roberts
Moss Landing Sunset by Bill Roberts
Dawn Light On El Capitan by Bill Roberts
Pacific View by Bill Roberts
Strike A Pose by Bill Roberts
Grace by Bill Roberts
Tern Style One by Bill Roberts
Moon Rise Yosemite by Bill Roberts
Half Dome by Bill Roberts
Evening Light On Half Dome by Bill Roberts
Big Sur Coast by Bill Roberts
Salinas Valley At Sunset by Bill Roberts
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About Bill Roberts
I got my first box camera at about the age of eight, when my family lived in Europe. Four decades ago, I bought my first 35-mm SLR, which I took to Israel when I went to school there, and used for several years after. My interest in photography later waned for reasons too numerous to expound on here.
During my nearly two-decade career as a newspaper and magazine editor, being a word-driven professional, I often was in conflict with photographers, although I always valued their output, and understood the power of their images. The debates were always around the relative importance and value of words versus images.
One photographer I worked with closely during my years at the Detroit Free Press won a Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. In fact, I think the newspaper won three Pulitzers for photography during the decade I was there. This had nothing to do with me, but is indicative of how much images were part of our DNA. Maybe a little of that rubbed off on me.
During my five year magazine editing career I had the opportunity to work with one of the best magazine editors in the country, and with some outstanding art directors. I am sure they imbued me with a better visual sensibility than I previously had.
In 2000, I acquired one of the early point-and-shoot digital cameras and started taking pictures with it. The rest is history, as they say. I have since graduated through three generations of technology to DSLR with full sensor, high resolution and interchangable lenses.
I got serious about digital photography a decade ago when I was living in Japan and writing a book about the Shinto religion. I needed to photograph the rituals, shrines and people of the sect I was writing about. Around 2009 I began to take landscape photography seriously.
I also enjoy shooting bird life and nature in general. Moss Landing, California, about eight miles from where I live, is a favorite locale. You don't need to travel halfway around the world to find interesting photo subjects.
You can see a lot more of my images at Shutterfly. If you ever see anything there you'd like as a print, let me know and I'll upload it to this site. Here's the link: