William George “Bill” Wadman (born January 4, 1975) is an American portrait photographer. He has been a contributor to Time, BusinessWeek, Improper Bostonian, Poz, and others. His images have been featured worldwide in Le Monde, Der Spiegel, Times of London, USA Today, The New York Times, and Corriere della Sera. His work tends towards traditional portraiture in both environmental and studio settings. He shoots in all formats and in both film and digital. Bill is also the co-host of the On Taking Pictures podcast on the 5by5 Studios network of shows.
Wadman grew up in suburban Connecticut, attended the University of Connecticut for two years before earning a bachelor’s degree in Music from Berklee College in Boston. He spent the next decade working as a freelance art director for major brands including Colgate, Sprint, Phillip Morris, Royal Caribbean, Clairol, RCA, and Xerox. After almost a decade in advertising, Wadman turned his attention to photography.