For internationally renowned artist Curtis Williams Jr., photography is a relationship with light. His photography book "Light, the Essence of Life" demonstrates his stunning light techniques.
As a professional Williams was in demand in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles with a list of advertising agencies such as Grey, Foote, Cone & Belding and Young and Rublicam. He spent twenty years in Europe and worked in Sweden, Germany, Italy, England, France, and Spain.
His clients include Vogue, Elle Magazine, Marie-Claire magazine, Damernas Varld (Sweden), Ladies Home Journal, Viva Magazines. General Foods, United Negro College Fund, Clairol Hair Products, and many others.
Showcasing portraits, still lives, editorials, advertisements, and more, this photobook encapsulates the more than thirty-year career of Williams with photographs from all over the United States and Europe.