Category Archives: paul melcher

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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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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The Best Chef

©2007-Zave Smith Photography There are times when it requires large team to put together a shot. Many of the commercial jobs that we produce can require: A producer, clothing stylist, set stylist, hair and make up stylists, models, props, locations, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia:

©2007-Zave Smith Photography Today’s fun. Thank you to all who helped.

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