Duncan Madaris Hill is a photographer and filmmaker based in Washington, DC. Originally from High Point, North Carolina, Hill received his MFA in Photographic & Electronic Media from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, Maryland and his BA in Film Studies from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) in Wilmington, NC. Much of his photography explores human-altered landscapes and artificial light, though his photographic experiences and interests are varied. In addition to his photographic work, Hill has worked in various capacities as a motion picture professional. Films he has photographed have been showcased in film festivals across the United States, from Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington, NC, to the Oregon Film Festival in Portland, OR.
Hill’s photographs have received recognition from international publications and competitions. His work has appeared in/on: afterimage, a picture a day, Professional Photographer, Photography Monthly, Digital Photo, Carolina Quarterly, Redivider, Thin Air Magazine, Superstition Review, The Humanist, F8 Magazine, Saint Lucy, and more.
Hill currently teaches in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, DC.