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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Photographing with Intention Far from Home in San Miguel Allende

Photographing with Intention Far from Home With Aline Smithson When October 27 – November 1, 2019 During Day of the Dead! Registration for 2019 San Miguel de Allende workshops opens at 12 noon (MST) January 23. Travel photography is often focused on capturing all the exciting “shiny objects” we see when we’re away from home, [...]

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FOCUS Photo LA

Thanks to jurors Eve Schillo, LACMA, Gallerist Susan Spiritus, and Andy Romanoff for selecting my work as the Grand Prize winner in the FOCUS Photo LA Exhibition on display at Photo LA from January 31 – January 2nd, 2019. I will also be involved with several events for FOCUS Photo LA including being part of a book [...]

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Honor the Moon

Thanks to Gallerist Hannah Sloane for including my work in this exhibition.

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Aint Bad: Issue No.13

Thank you to Aint Bad, Gallerist Paul Kopeikin, and writer/photographer Dana Stirling for including work and interview in this thick-as-a-bible edition of curator’s choices in contemporary photography.

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She Shoots Film: Metamorphosis

Very excited to have a 10-page spread and interview in the  Australian Magazine, She Shoots Film.

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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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