William is a graduate of Hobart College in Geneva, NY with a BA in Fine Arts. Started photography in High School at Garden City while there he studied under professional photographer/ teacher Richard Bucher, who influenced many future professional photographers.William now lives in Hempstead,NY and has a home studio where he shoots product and headshots and travels when he can to shoot nature .

Three years High School Photography
Fine Arts Degree Hobart College
Creative Design Company (owner)
WD Product Photography
WD Photo
H. William Draffen Photography (Present)