Bill Mellett Photography

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



It is spring in Texas.  That means storms and our short window of wild flowers blooming.  I took these in Abilene, Texas earlier today.

Rancho Cucamonga at Dusk

I was recently trying to photograph the sunset in Southern California.  This helicopter was doing a sunset flight. I could hear the people talking after they landed. The passengers seemed pretty excited. So was I when they landed in front of me in the dark! Sunrise the next day wasn’t so shabby as either.


I wanted to post something spooky for Halloween. I took this photo this past summer in Lake George New York. I thought that this silhouette of an old Victorian turret roof and weathervane was kind of spooky looking. I actually shot this in broad daylight. That’s not the moon, it’s actually the sun.

Heavy Lifter

There was a Russian heavy lift aircraft over at Alliance airport in Fort Worth. (AFW)  My office is on the Aliance Airport property and I was lucky that I had my camera with me when I saw this beast on my way into the office. It had just rained leaving the apron wet and the