Don Smith

Sports, Landscape

My Work

My Bio

Having begun his professional career over 40 years ago as a sports photographer, Don successfully transitioned into the world of fine art landscape photography in 2002. For seven years he was a contract photographer for Sports Illustrated and also worked for 28 years as co-team photographer for the NHL’s San Jose Sharks. Don now devotes 100% of his time on his landscapes and developing and teaching workshops around the world. Don is now renowned for his work as stock photographer for Getty images and as a landscape workshop instructor, teaching 18 workshops per year. His work has been published worldwide in a variety of media and he has had cover images for over 30 books internationally. His work has been displayed in the Getty Museums around the world! Don teaches landscape workshops around the Western United States and Internationally in: New Zealand, Africa, Patagonia, Scottish Highlands and Iceland. Among others, Don is affiliated with Topaz, SmugMug Pro, MindShift Gear, Think Tank, Lexar and B&H Photo. He is also part of the pro teams at both Singh-Ray and Lexar. In the fall of 2014, Don was honored to be added as part of the SONY Artisan of Imagery team of professional photographers! Don was recently selected as the first to be added to a new Singh-Ray Ambassador team of professional photographers. In addition to his stock photography and instructional workshops, Don has written three books: Refined Vision, The Photographer’s Guide to the Big Sur Coast, and On the Edge. He has also recently released a (22) chapter video series titled: A Simplified Method to Processing which followed his successful A Simplified Method to Workflow in which he teaches his innovative approach to post-processing.

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