About The Artist
Bill Curry is an award winning professional Conservation Photographer – a Master Photographer specializing in Fine Arts as a Nature Photographer, Wildlife Photographer and Landscape Photographer. Those seeking images that celebrate the outdoors find that Bill’s work stirs their imagination, reminding them of time spent in our shared environment.
Bill Curry Photography
3455 Highway 1, Port Maitland
Nova Scotia, Canada B5A 5T6
Bill has studied photography formally all his life, He obtained his Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Arts and Masters in Education degrees from Acadia University, and a post graduate degree in Technology in Education – centering on using photography in the classroom – from Cape Breton University. Bill studied with Freeman Patterson, and most recently obtained certification in photographic concepts from the New York Institute of Photography and the Museum of Modern Art, both in New York, New York. Bill is a recognized Master Photographer in Fine Art, from the Master Photographers International, and is accredited in Nature Photography by the Professional Photographers of Canada. Read Bill’s Artist’s Statement, his CV or read his entire Biography.
Bill’s images have won numerous awards. Bill is a 5 time Prestige award winner from the MPI and a Merit Award winner from the PPoC. Bill’s work has been in group and solo shows in Canada, the US and Europe and is held in private and public collections around the globe. Bill has also had his photographs published widely – his work has been featured in many newspapers and magazines and used by many corporations. Bill’s work has been seen in the New York Times, the Boston Herald, Outdoor Canada, Field and Stream and many other local, regional and national publications. Bill’s complete CV is here. Bill also offers workshops – photography lessons for all levels of photographers. Contact us today!
Purchase a Bill Curry Image
All Bill Curry Photography prints are made by Bill personally using hand controlled dye and pigment inks on professional museum quality media. Bill Curry Photography images are available at selected locations – most notably at the Bill Curry Photography Gallery and Studio in Port Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada. The Gallery is open year round on a by appointment or chance basis – why not drop by or give Bill a call or drop him an e-mail and see Bill’s work in person today.
Bill's most current work is on display in many locations - including the Bill Curry Photography Gallery and Studio in Port Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada. All images that you see are available from Bill Curry Photography as Fine Art prints, or for use in media projects. Please contact us for details.
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Conservation - Bill’s conservation photography is a blend of nature, wildlife and landscape photography, all with an eye to showing people things they might not see or think about, or to remind people of time in the outdoors. Bill has won multiple awards for his Conservation photographs and earned his Nature accreditation with the Professional Photographers of Canada with an entry of his conservation work.
Landscape - Bill’s landscape photography centers mainly on Nova Scotia and New England, but he has travelled widely and has published images from other places in Canada and the US and from European locales such as Italy, Croatia, Turkey and Greece. Several of Bill’s landscape images have been used by NASA to illustrate various geographic concepts and other images have appeared in magazines and newspapers and on television and websites. Bill’s fine art landscape prints are renowned for their clarity and interest, with many people feeling that Bill’s work helps them to remember time spent in the places pictured.
Wildlife - Bill’s wildlife photography has won international acclaim, with a number of his bird photographs being award winners and having been shown in both North America and Europe. As part of Bill’s conservation photography philosophy, many of Bill’s wildlife images show animals in ways most have not observed or in ways designed to educate people about nature and the habitat all of earth’s creatures share.
Nature - Bill has won numerous awards for his nature photography, including having been accredited by the Professional Photographers of Canada as a Nature Photographer, and being designated a Master Photographer in Fine Art by the Master Photographers International . Bill’s longtime passion for nature photography began as a teen when he first turned his camera to making pictures of the marshlands, dykes and water which surround Nova Scotia. When Bill first sold images to newspapers and magazines to help pay for university, his passion for recording photographs of nature only grew. Today, Bill often travels to places near and far to make images of the world around us.
One of the weather projects I’m involved in as a weather station operator is called CoCoRaHS – the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow project run by Colorado State University and used by both Environment Canada and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminsitration as a great citizen science addition to weather details from regular stations[…]
For the last month or so we’ve seen a lot of changes around Bill Curry Photography, but they may be things that outside of the Gallery, you’d never notice. That’s a good thing, as Martha would say. First – my solo photography show Starry Nights at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives is ending a[…]
A couple of weeks ago we drove down to New Hampshire to see my folks, and along the way we drove by the area my mother’s maternal family has lived in since the early 1700’s. Tamworth and Sandwich, NH are small towns in the area just south-west of North Conway, NH and both townships have[…]
Bill Curry Photography’s latest solo show is now open at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. The show has been 4 years in the making and informs people about the issue of light pollution, using the vehicle of showing the incredible dark skies of Yarmouth County as the setting. The show has[…]
I am thrilled and honoured to have received the results of another photography contest I entered last Spring! The Master Photographers International is a large photography organization for professional photographers, and I am a Master Photographer level member of theirs. For the second year in a row they held an International Image Contest, sponsored by[…]
There is lots going on in August and September at Bill Curry Photography. First, Bill will take part in the Yarmouth Arts Society – Summer showcase the Y’ARC, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, which opens Friday, August 5th and runs to the end of September. There will be an opening on Friday from 5 to 7 pm where all[…]
Bill Curry Photography is proud to be involved with the 4th Annual Acadian Skies & Mi’kmaq Lands Starlight Festival, an event which promotes the dark skies in our area. Bill is a founding member of the Festival, and was involved in the planning and activity that took place to make the South Western end of[…]
I am excited about this one – one of my images will be in a photography show in Europe! I am honoured to have had one of my images – Snowy Owl – chosen as a finalist, in the Nature category, from among almost 10,000 images produced by over 700 photographers from 66 countries entered[…]