BA in Psychology Millersville University 1978, Studied Photography at Columbia College Chicago and Maine Photographic Workshops, Freeport, Maine. A commercial photographer specializing in still-life and food photography for advertising agencies, graphic design studios, and corporations. Working experience includes; Nobart Studios, Kranzten Studios, and Kraft Foods in Northfield, Illinois. Has owned and operated Bill First Photography, Inc. since 1989. Has been teaching Studio Lighting classes at Columbia College Chicago since 1999.