My name is Willis. I'm a commercial, corporate, and editorial photographer based in Washington DC. I work both in studio and on location. When possible, I love pursuing personal work to keep myself creative and to try new things. 

Over the years, photography has introduced me to several amazing individuals. Some of who are now my closest friends. 

My wife and I are the proud parents of Fritz, our little Yorkie. He's pretty awesome. 

I love taking trips to the mountains and staying at my family's cabin. Sitting around a fire at night is where you can do some of your best thinking. 

Photographer Recreates Civil War Era Portraits
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A Touching Veteran Portrait Series In Honor Of D-Day
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Verlorene Nacht - NZZ am Sonntag | Zürich, Switzerland
‘Sleep in Transit’ Interview With Portrait Photographer Willis Bretz
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Music: Mumford & Sons, Faded Paper Figures
Food: "I'll have the burger...with a mountain of bacon on top."
Beer: Paulaner Hefe-Weizen
Sport: Soccer
TV Shows: Stranger Things, Cheers, The Office

Meet Fritz, my little sidekick!

When people think of smaller dogs, they often pin them as lap-dogs. Fritz is the Adventure Edition of the Yorkie bread. He goes everywhere with us on all our road trips near and far. He's hiked with us in the Allegheny National Forest, he's been canoeing, and has even been body surfing with me at Assateague Island.

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