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ABOUT

Will Chapman (b. 2003, Laurel, MD) is a freelance photographer specializing in portraits, sports, and events. He is based in Boston, MA and pursuing a B.S. in Advertising at Boston University's College of Communication.

Within BU, Will is one of three student photojournalists for the university's award-winning daily website, BU Today. He is also

a fashion/editorial photographer for Strike, Off The Cuff, and Fabrio magazines. Beginning Fall 2023, he will be Photography Director for two publications: The Buzz, BU's premier editorial and lifestyle magazine, and Strike Magazine Boston. 

Outside of his freelance and editorial work, Will releases long-term portrait projects. In 2022, he investigated male gender expression with the award-winning "HE/HIM" series. Most recently, Will has partnered with Boston University's Student Wellbeing for the physical gallery release of "Our New Chapter," a series that investigates the first semester experiences of BU's freshman class of 2026. The new project is slated to release in Fall 2023.

AWARDS

  • The Buzz Magazine "Most Notable Photographer" (Fall 2022)

  • Reservoir High School "Fine Arts Senior of Distinction" (2022)

  • “L. Newton Photo Award” at Howard County Junior/Senior Showcase

for "HE/HIM" portrait series (2022)

PRESS

BU Today. 5-6 published photos in "CloseUp" section and in articles per month. Selected works:

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The Buzz Magazine. Featured in online publication, Instagram, & bi-yearly print issue. Selected works:

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Off The Cuff Magazine. Featured on Instagram & bi-yearly print issues. Selected works:

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Fabrio Magazine. Featured as cover photo of and throughout inaugural issue. Selected works:

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Strike Magazine. Featured in bi-yearly print issue. Selected works:

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Charcoal Magazine. Featured in Spring 2023 finale issue. Selected works:

NOTABLE CLIENTS

  • Emilia's Acrobatics & Gymnastics Center

  • Corey C. Griffin Foundation

  • MileSplit Maryland

  • MileSplit Massachusetts

  • MileSplit Rhode Island

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