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Labor Day 2012

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Good Stuff

    Check this out on the Behanced Network: Cypress Hills

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Playground

“For Zave his camera his is toy. The set and talent is his playground.” Thank you Tricia Moravansky Bronsky for saying that. Made my day. http://www.zavemith.com

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Duets

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Advice to a New Photographer

News Flash! The Photography Industry is not dead. It is not even dying. Good photographers, with good business and marketing skills are earning good money every day in every niche of this industry. It is not easy. It is not … Continue reading

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As Seen In Old City Philadelphia

From last weeks fun and games. Zave Smith http://www.zavesmith.com

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Going Green

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New Boss

This is a formal portrait of the new boss:  Shot two weeks ago at Federal Hill in Baltimore, MD. 

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Rangerfinder

This months Rangerfinder Magazine had a wonderful article about me:  Here is the link:   http://www.rangefindermag.com/magazine/Nov07/160.pdf   Or click on the PDF file,   it will take a minute or two to come into view.   160.pdf   profile: Zave Smith … Continue reading

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I Just Got Good(er)

all material on this site are copy-written by Zave Smith (www.zavesmith.com) no usage or copying permitted.   Today I finished printing a new portfolio.  Looking over this new body of work a smile came over my face and for just … Continue reading

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Cool Aid and Getty Images

This mornings NY Times had an article concerning Skype.  EBay bought Skype around 2 years ago for 2 plus billion bucks.  It currently has 220 million users and it brings in 90 million in gross revenue.  EBay is now taking … Continue reading

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Better Living Through Chemistry

  Once in a while a project becomes much larger, much more interesting and more difficult than you imagined when the layouts first come across your desk.  Recently we had such a project for a chemical company.  The creative brief … Continue reading

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Once In A While

 while we get to work on a campaign that is just so cool, so different, you just got to share it.  This campaign shot for Holton Teitelman And Gury is just such a campaign. Enjoy!        

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One Sunday Morning

 (all images copyright 2007-Zave Smith) It was a warm summertime Sunday morning.  I found myself in the pews of the First African Baptist Church. This church was founded in Philadelphia, during the year 1809 with its present building dating from … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Doctor

©2007-Zave Smith I am not a doctor like my brother, nor a teacher like my spouse. I have saved no one from hell nor created a web 2.0 business. I am just a photographer. I’m not even a hell bent … Continue reading

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Girl Accross The Street

©2007-Zave Smith Photography My studio is located in an industrial area in Philadelphia. Across the street an Asian man owns several food related businesses. This hard working man who barely speaks English also has his family living above the warehouses … Continue reading

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Late Winter

Sometimes it takes a while to fall in love with a shoot. This one I did around two months ago. ©2007-Zave Smith Photography

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