William Douglas King
A former New York City public school teacher with certification in special education, William Douglas King, is an award-winning exhibiting photographer and photo-illustrator with significant expertise in studio lighting, commercial photography and compositing. His recent works include Capture Your Freedom a submission to the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy.
William’s most recent awards include the American Society of Media Photographers, Rangefinder magazine, and the 12th International Color Awards. King studied commercial photography at Art Center College of Design and in 2006, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Communications from Marymount Manhattan College. In 2008, William achieved a Master of Science in Education from Brooklyn College and in 2015 he received a Master in Photographic Studies in Digital Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
An introduction to photo illustration and composited imagery relating to early commercial creative photography. Presentation transitions to current in-studio illustrative portraiture focusing on presentation of subject, lighting and compositing. Lastly, Channeling Magritte - a series of self-portraits that present a protagonist, a mysterious character in various NewYork City backdrops - focusing on lighting, photographic, and compositing techniques.