About the author

_MG_2276xJill Bell has always pursued her love of photography, travel and nature, but the past few years it’s become a near obsession. She’s made frequent road trips to National Parks, wildlife refuges, and any available wildernesses seeking to learn more about nature…and uncover new photo ops. When she visits her family in southern California where she grew up, she always includes a photography side trip to the coast, desert, mountains or lakes for a myriad of new experiences. At home in Kansas, she’s also found an unimaginable bounty in the local parks, lakes and people (all those wonderful Kansas and Missouri birders). And she’s proud that her adult daughters are her best hiking and photography buddies.

Bell is a successful graphic designer and respected lettering artist, and a graduate of UCLA and Otis/Parsons. She’s lived in the Kansas City area for 11 years. Her company Brandlettering creates custom lettering, logotypes, titles and fonts for advertising, entertainment and more.

Through her online site, Jill Bell Photography she sells high quality nature photography prints with wonderful matting and framing options online. There you’ll find many of the photos in the book and more.