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Don Smith

http://www.donsmithphotography.com

Having begun his professional career over 39 years ago as a sports photographer, Don successfully transitioned into the world of fine art landscape photography in 2002. For seven years, he was a contract photographer for Sports Illustrated and still keeps active in sports as original co-team photographer for the NHL’s San Jose Sharks. The rest of his time is spent on his landscape photography work. Don is now renowned for his work as a stock photographer for Getty Images and as a landscape workshop instructor, teaching 17 workshops per year. His work has been published worldwide in a variety of media and he has had cover images for over 30 books internationally.

Gallery

  • Don Smith 12
    • Sony α7R
    • 16-35mm f/2.8
    • 1/5
    • f/22.0
    • ISO 100
  • Don Smith 13
    • Sony α7R
    • FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS
    • 2/1
    • f/20.0
    • ISO 100
  • Don Smith 02
    • Sony α7R
    • FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS
    • 4/10
    • f/16.0
    • ISO 400
  • Don Smith 03
    • Sony α6000
    • 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SSM
    • 1/640
    • f/8.0
    • ISO 400
  • Don Smith 04
    • Sony α7R
    • 16-35mm f/2.8
    • 32/10
    • f/16.0
    • ISO 100
  • Don Smith 05
    • Sony α7R
    • 24-70mm f/2.8 OSS
    • 1/6
    • f/11.0
    • ISO 200
  • Don Smith 06
    • Sony α7R
    • FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS
    • 1/20
    • f/22.0
    • ISO 100
  • Don Smith 07
    • Sony α7R
    • 150-600mm f/5-6.3 SSM
    • 1/5
    • f/16.0
    • ISO 100
  • Don Smith 08
    • Sony ɑ7R
    • 24-70mm f/2.8 OSS
    • 32/10
    • f/22.0
    • ISO 100
  • Don Smith 09
    • Sony α6000
    • FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS
    • 1/20
    • f/11.0
    • ISO 400
  • Don Smith 10
    • Sony ɑ7R
    • 70-200mm f/2.8 OSS
    • 6/10
    • f/16.0
    • ISO 100
  • Don Smith 11
    • Sony α7S
    • FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS
    • 1/125
    • f/22.0
    • ISO 8000
  • Don Smith 14
    • Sony α7R II
    • FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS
    • 1/10
    • f/13
    • ISO 50
  • Don Smith 15
    • Sony α7R II
    • FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS
    • 1/10
    • f/13
    • ISO 50

I distill my philosophy on photography down to one important element: light. I prefer working in the fringes of the day when it’s most magical and fleeting, and it connects my viewers to what I felt.

Don Smith