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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Shooting with Intention at the Los Angeles Center of Photography

Shooting with Intention is a  six week class held in SANTA MONICA Dates: Tuesday evenings from 7-10pm January 15 – March 5, 7-10 pm (no mtgs. 1/29 & 2/26)< Enrollment Limit: 15 students Skill/Experience Level: Open to fine art photographers of all levels. For more info, gohere! Today’s fine art photography market asks for more [...]

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Photographing with Interntion at the Santa Fe Workshops

Photographing with Intention With Aline Smithson When: March 31 – April 05, 2019 Category: Creative Vision, Fine Art, The Business Side Tuition: $1,595 Fees: $75 Model, Location, and Materials Fee This workshop is filling quickly. Please call soon to register (505) 983-1400, ext. 111. Description: Would you like to make fine art photographs with purpose, [...]

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Finalist in the 2018 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

Beyond excited to announce that I am a finalist in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize and my photograph, Melanesia, from Fugue State, will be exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London from October 18th – January 29th. The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018 is the leading international competition which celebrates and promotes [...]

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Bibliophile at the Panopticon Gallery in Boston

Excited to have work in the Bibliophile exhibition at the Panopticon Gallery in Boston! To coincide with start of a new school year, Panopticon Gallery presents Bibliophile, a studious exhibition for lovers of photography and the printed page. This show features works by Thomas Allen, Carolyn Hampton, Sean Kernan, Aline Smithson, Mark Douglas, Fawn Potash, [...]

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Room to Dream Workshop in the South of France…Mais Oui!

Needless to say, I am thrilled and excited to be invited by the Colorado Photographic Arts Center to teach a workshop in the South of France in June 2019. Room to Dream will inspire all levels of photographers to not only capture the beauty of the South of France, but make work that is artful, [...]

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Intentional Photography: Creating Personal Projects from Places You Know Best

In 2020, I will be offering the workshop, Intentional Photography: Creating Personal Projects from Places You Know Best, at the wonderful Wild Rice Retreat from June 14 – 18th.  It takes place in beautiful Bayfield, Wisconsin. Open to all levels.  For more information, go here. About the workshop: The joy of creating photographs becomes richer [...]

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Made by Hand at GALLERY 1/1

I am thrilled to have work from my Shadows and Stains series included in the Made By Hand Exhibition at GALLERY 1/1 in Seattle, WA. The Opening Reception is Thursday, July 19th 6-9pm and runs through September 15th, 2018. GALLERY 1/1 is celebrating the 5th Anniversary of one of their favorite art publications, The Hand [...]

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Limelight at the Obscura Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Thrilled to be included in the inaugural exhibition at the Obscura Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Gallery Director/Owner Jennifer Schlesinger has curated 5 female gallery artists: Coco Fronsac, Susan Burnstine, Joyce Tenneson, Brigitte Carnochan, and me into an exhibition titled, Limelight. The Grand Opening is Friday, June 22, 2018, 4 – 7pm. Location: 1405 [...]

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2018 PIE Lab at the Center for Photographic Arts

  Join me in Carmel, California–an amazing setting to enjoy learning and photographing–for a weekend of workshops during the 2018 Pie Labs! October 5- 7th, 2018 PIE = Photography + Ideas + Experience. Registration for our renowned PIE Labs weekend of workshops will open July 25, so now is the time to make your plans. [...]

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