Bill Mellett Photography

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



On the high plains there is a lot of nothing. Nothing can be good sometimes because there’s nothing to block the flow of air pumping over those plains. That flow of air has been powering windmills for generations as I learned on a visit to the American Wind Power Museum in Lubbock, Texas. There is

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