William Branson III is an international portrait artist who has dedicated his life to hard work, experimentation and the pursuit of excellence. This commitment has made him one of the world’s foremost portrait artists with clients traveling from Holland, Germany, Japan, South Africa, and South America as well as all over the United States to sit for their portrait.
Mr. Branson’s engaging and enthralling portraits have garnered him some of the highest honors the portrait profession has to offer. He was invited by forty leading photographic artists to join them as an elite member of the oldest and most prestigious organization in the world…Cameracraftsmen of America. Mr. Branson is a member of and Master’s Degree recipient from the Professional Photographers of America and a founding member of the International Society of Portrait Artists.
The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain selected Mr. Branson to join other top world artists to exhibit their work throughout Europe. This society counts among its members many outstanding photographers who have shaped the style of photography today. Mr. Branson had all four submissions selected for the exhibit, as well as two images for inclusion in the Royal Photographic Society Portfolio.
Mr. Branson was recognized as one of the Outstanding Artists of the 20th Century by the International Biographical Center in Cambridge, England, as well as by Fuji Photo Film, USA Inc. and Eastman Kodak Company.
Mr. Branson’s ongoing passion for portraiture has taken him across the world to study the paintings of Rembrandt, Vermeer, John Singer Sargent and others. His beautifully idealized images convey a sense of timeless elegance and grace. Branson portraits have been sources of inspiration and his unmistakable style is often imitated; yet never achieved.