Bill Ward is a photographer and actor, born and raised in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.He was awarded the Adobe Prize at the 2015 UK Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards. His work was previously Commended at the 2013 UK Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards, and he has had over a dozen photographs shortlisted at the Outdoor Photographer of the Year Awards.He has permanent collections with a number of fine art galleries around the country. He has used Pentax Cameras for almost 20 years, and was delighted to be made an Ambassador for the brand in 2014.His primary photographic subject matter is landscapes, whether natural, urban or industrial. He is specifically drawn to water.A lifelong traveller, he is particularly interested not just in the places he goes, but the time that he spends in them. It's this that forms the basis of his work: it's a deliberate attempt to capture specifically how it felt to spend this particular time, with this particular place.