Billy Pope has been creating images for 25 years. He has photographed governors, generals, entertainers, natural disasters, and for international mission organizations. During the past 15 years, his role as Art Director and Staff Photographer for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has been a dream job that brings together his talents as an artist and his love for the outdoors. He feels fortunate to be able to travel the state and photograph the people of Alabama and its amazingly beautiful and wild places. His work has been awarded regional and national awards over his career. Pope lives in Pike Road, Alabama.