Chris L. Smith - Photographer About




After College After leaving College in 1990, I started my
career as a freelance news photographer
using 35mm and later digital. for such newspapers as the The Sun,Daily Mail , Daily Telepgraph and the Guardian in London.. Later in my career I gained experience of
medium format cameras - Mamiya 67 and Bronica SQI in a studio environment.
 Christopher L. Smith I was born in England in the "swingin' sixties" to a war hero father and a creative mother. I was brought up with the social graces and old fashioned values such as honesty, integrity and respect for others. In 2014 I married my soul-mate Jennifer in Sarasota, FL and lived in sunny Florida until 2018 when we relocated to Tucson AZ. In 2019, I became a U.S. Citizen
 Digital Life My involvement in digital photography has meant my skill set with Adobe products such as Photoshop has grown. I have at minimum 10-12years experience of Photoshop and Bridge and half that of Lightroom and web design Adobe Muse
Chris L Smith

One of the Best In 2005 I began a short career as the Chief
Archive Photographer and Printer for
the Royal Naval Fleet Air Arm, Research
& Records Dept at RNAS Yeovilton, UK Shooting both film and digital I gained valuable digital editing experience with Photoshop and Bridge. .
 Growing Up One of my earliest memories is of my father instructing me on how to hold a camera to take photos of him and my mother at the seaside whilst on vacation - I was 4 years old. My father encouraged my ongoing passion for photography which was his weekend hobby, to which began my lifelong journey as both an amateur and professional in photography.
 Stock Imagery My involvement in stock imagery started in 1993 shooting 35mm & medium Format transparencies for stock. Since 2005, shooting digital, I have amassed a library of more than 50,000 images serving photo agencies, travel magazines, travel guides and a variety of lifestyle and business magazines worldwide. I continue today shooting stock for Alamy, Getty Images and AGE Fotostock
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