Monthly Archives: November 2006

THE UNPHOTOGRAPHED

©2006-Zave Smith Photography Go to any school play or sit on the sidelines of Saturday morning soccer and you will see more cameras and camcorders then the White House Press Room. These snapshots are destined to fill family albums, spill … Continue reading

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TOMORROWS IMAGES

©2006-Zave Smith Photography Advertising photography is a floating world carried by the latest trends in cultural, politics and fashion. To survive on this river you need to know when to let the currents of popular culture carry you and when … Continue reading

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Nothing To LOSE

©2006-Zave Smith Photography Have you ever wondered why so many people have had their breakthrough idea when they are just starting out? When we are young, full of energy, passion, ambition and the burning need just to be seen, we … Continue reading

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Miracles

©2004-Zave Smith Photography When the world and photography were younger every image seemed fresh and new. Now it seems that we are nearly drowning in a sea of images. As a photographer it can be overwhelming. No matter where you … Continue reading

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CREATIVITY FLOWS LIKE A CRAZY RIVER

©2004-Zave Smith Photography Creativity flows like a crazy river. One moment it is so low that you can clearly count the pebbles laying on the bottom of the river bed; the next instant it is a swirl of rushing water … Continue reading

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Inspiration

©2003-Zave Smith Photography One of the pleasures about being a photographer is that our creative life is not client dependent. For example, my shooting schedule does not vary that greatly between the times when the studio is busy with clients … Continue reading

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I Am A Groupie

©2003-Zave Smith Photography Recently I have become a groupie of my son’s jazz band. I have watched these very young musicians go from performance to performance. Sometimes they create musical magic and some evenings I want to cover my ears. … Continue reading

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Winter

©2005-Zave Smith Photography Winter is the season of long shadows and short shooting days. It is when the earth is brown with patches of dark green and the sky can be so cold and blue. Nature becomes transparent in winter; … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds

©2005-Zave Smith Photography I LIVE ON A FENCE BETWEEN TWO VERY DIFFERENT WORLDS. On my right side exists a world of noise, speed, bright lights, money and seduction. On my left side, a world that is like a small pond … Continue reading

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Let’s Grow!

©2005-Zave Smith Photography It’s the nature of this business – periods of insane work schedules and periods of insane quiet. The busy periods are easy to handle: you’re facing into the wind but with a clear sense of purpose pushing … Continue reading

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