William is an award-winning creative director/photographer with over 25 years creative industry experience.
With a background in concept-driven art direction and design, William now shoots, directs and consults on all aspects of visual content.
“True Story.” It’s what you say before something factual or after something unbelievable. It describes the heart of the matter and soul of the tale. It’s a clear path and an open mind. It’s what I do for a living, but I would do it for free.
No really… true story.
Based in The Netherlands.
See williamcd.com for creative direction portfolio.
Partial Client List:
Alaska Airlines • Amazon • Albertsons Supermarkets • AT&T • BMW Motorcycles • DDB Worldwide • DraftFCB • HarperCollins Publishing • Instrument • Intel • ING Group • KEXP.org • McDonald's • Microsoft • NHRA • Nike • The North Face • POSSIBLE • Razorfish • Starbucks • Swedish Medical Center • Y&R Brands • Zillow
Architect • Easyriders • GQ • Gray • Harrods Magazine • Marie Claire UK • New York Times • Portland Monthly • Rolling Stone • Runner's World • Telegraph UK • Vanity Fair
Portland Monthly: Time Slip: Photographing Drag Races at Portland International Raceway
Japan Camera Hunter: Get Featured - Time Slip
CNN.com: The faces of America’s Car Museum
Popular Mechanics: These Portraits Will Make You See a Face on Every Car
Jalopnik: These Car Portraits Show Every Car Has a Face
APhotoEditor: Art Producers Speak
PDN Photo of the Day: Inanimate Objects of the Flesh
PDN Photo of the Day: Cirque du Santa Monica
PSFK: The 90021 Project Captures The Spirit of L.A. Art District
CurbedLA: Capturing the 90021, But Shooting Downtown, Too
KEXP/Three Imaginary Girls: End of Summer: Three Views of Bumbershoot
2019 Communication Arts Photography Annual (Shortlist)
American Photography 34 (2017)
2017 Communication Arts Photography Annual (Shortlist)
American Photography 33 (2016)
American Photography 32 (2015)
2014 Communication Arts Photography Annual
2014 Engineering New-Record Photo Annual
2011 Society of Professional Journalists Award - Feature Photography
2009 Communication Arts Photography Annual
2007 Communication Arts Design Annual
1998 PRINT Magazine Regional Design Annual