Bill Mellett Photography

Using my own life's experiences as the canvas for my work.


Shooting People

Last year I went on a local photoshoot in Grapevine, Texas with a bunch of other photographers doing some street photography. It was part of a world-wide photoshoot. Photographers from around the world got together in local groups and we all went out and shot together. Sometimes we even shot each other. It was a

Jai Ho

Sir Ken Robinson describes “the element” as:“the point at which natural talent meets personal passion. When people arrive at the element, they feel most themselves and most inspired and achieve at their highest levels.”   The girls of the Northwest High School Sidekicks were in my opinion certainly in their element when I photographed them performing

MetLife Blimp

The MetLife Blimp was passing through town recently and I had the opportunity to photograph it over three days.  Each morning I went go out there before having to check in at the office while the morning light was still right. The Blimp was moored on one of the large grass areas on the Alliance

Texas Snow

We don’t get snow every year in North Texas and even more rarely in the beginning of December but, we did this year.  We only got about a quarter of an inch of snow and it all but disappeared before noon.  Whereas the natural world up north had been bracing for the winter for a

Airshow 2009!

I went to the 2009 Fort Worth Airshow at Alliance Airport.  I was one of the volunteers working hospitality.  We drove around in golf carts handing out water bottles and boxed lunches to the aircrew that were there.  We got special badges that also allowed us some special access to areas off limits to the


Ever since I started blogging I’ve been waiting to post this photo from a few Halloweens ago.  This is one of my favorite photos. My wife and her friend Leslie went around as witches on their electric scooters handing out candy to kids.  The electric scooters were a little mojo challenged, so they had to