“Intimacy in my photographs, that’s the common thread that connects all of my photographs.” I feel being raised in Hawaii has had a lot of influence in my work, families (especially mine) are really tight knit that’s where the intimacy comes from. My family always held tight to truth, so that’s what I look for in my subjects – the truth of who they are. Being a father is also a huge influence on my work, I have an amazing little family. Some of Willy Branlund clients include: Walmart, Discovery Channel and Getty Images.


 “Portraits are a way of capturing parts of God.”

-Willy Branlund