Bill Frakes is a Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer based in Florida who has worked in all 50 states and in more than 125 countries for a wide variety of editorial and advertising clients, including Apple, Nike, CocaCola, and Reebok. Editorially his work has appeared in virtually every major general interest publication in the world. His still photographs and short documentary films have been featured on hundreds of websites, as well as on most major television networks. He has received hundreds of national and international awards for his work. He has taught at the University of Miami, the University of Florida and the University of Kansas. During the last few years, he has lectured at more than 100 universities discussing multimedia and photojournalism.