Author Archives: Aline Smithson

Private Mentoring, Portfolio Reviews, or Consultations

I work with photographers all over the world, doing private tutorials via Skype, telephone, or in person if you live in Southern California. Sessions usually last an hour and can be on a regular or as needed basis. My specialty is helping photographers focus their visions and get their work into the fine art market. [...]

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Self & Others at the TILT Gallery

Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography at the TILT GALLERY Scottsdale, Arizona Opening reception: Thursday, February 2, 2017, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm Artist reception: Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm during Scottsdale’s ArtWalk The artist will be present for conversation exhibition will remain on view until Saturday, February 25, 2017

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Paradise Out Front at The Southern Gallery

In conjunction with Eliot Dudik’s exhibition, Paradise Road, The Southern Gallery , there is a second exhibition curated by Eliot, Paradise Out Front. I am thrilled to be sharing wall space with these talented photographers: Ben Alper, Ian van Coller, Mark Dorf, Matt Eich, Frances Jakubek, Thalassa Raasch, Jared Ragland, Justin James Reed, Anastasia Samoylova, [...]

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Photographing with Intention at the SFPW

Photographing with Intention Santa Fe Workshops April 2 – 7th, 2017 Would you like to make photographs with purpose, photographs that transcend technical prowess to express deeper thoughts and intentions? Join Aline as she guides you in the process of discovering how to create work that springs from a place of introspection, contemplation, and connection. [...]

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Preparing for Portfolio Reviews at the Southeast Center of Photography

May 20-21st, 2017 Join me at the Southeast Center for Photography in Greenville, South Carolina for a two day workshop on Preparing for Portfolio Reviews. We will work on presentations, articulation, and sequencing, and look at bios, leave-behinds, and web sites in preparation for taking next steps into the fine art photography world.

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Upcoming Workshops at the Los Angeles Center of Photography

Upcoming workshops at the Los Angeles Center of Photography SHOOTING WITH INTENTION June 16, 17, 18th, 2017 Today’s fine art photography market asks for more than beautifully, well crafted images. Curators, gallerists and editors are looking for work created with intention and/or work focused around an idea or concept. In addition, they are looking for [...]

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The Big Picture: Creating Meaningful Work and Presenting it to the Fine Art Market at the Maine Media Worshops

The Big Picture: Creating Meaningful Work and Presenting it to the Fine Art Market August 20 -26th, 2017 Throughout this five-day workshop, Aline will present current trends and genres in fine art photography that will help spark new ideas and inspire you to not simply take photographs, but to conceive projects based on your ideas, personal experiences, [...]

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Taking the Next Step in Fine Art Photography at the Pacific Northwest Art School

Looking forward to teaching a three day workshop at the Pacific Northwest Art School on beautiful Whidbey Island, in Washington. Join me from September 22,23,24, 2017 in this magnificent setting. Participants will learn how to build and write a résumé, how to construct a bio, and how to title and write personal statements about their [...]

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Artists 4 Artists Sale!

ARTISTS FOR ARTISTS HOLIDAY PRINT SALE EXCLUSIVE & LIMITED EDITION PHOTOGRAPHS & BOOKS FOR UNDER $200 NOVEMBER 25, 2016 — JANUARY 4, 2017 I am offering the Limited Edition of Self & Others for a special sale at a one time price of $100. The book can be purchased here. I am also offering a [...]

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All Women Are Dangerous

All Women Are Dangerous a new exhibition presented by Building Bridges Art Exchange & Fabrik Magazine Curated by Marisa Caichiolo & Chris Davies Co-Curated by Daniel Alfonso Opens January 7th, 2017 – February 15th, 2017 Opening reception: Saturday, January 7th, 6pm – 9pm RSVP: buildingbridgesax@gmail.com Including work by Bootsy Holler – Lisa McCord – Eleonora Ronconi – [...]

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