Hi, and thanks for visiting my site!  I have been a very active photography enthusiast ever since becoming my daughters’ tennis teams’ de facto photographer about 15 years ago.  Since then I’ve continued to explore, learn and share anything and everything photography.  My experiences include sport, landscape, urban, night and low light, astrophotography, macro, concert & event, and product, portrait & studio photography.   Yes, yes, I know the pros say find and focus on a genre, but I love them all.  If that makes me a jack of all, master of none, so be it....I'm having fun!  Through my clubs, courses and activities, I have participated in numerous photo walks, and attended sessions on studio lighting and modifiers, framing, photo critiques, post-processing and retouching.  I also acquired a Digital Certificate in Photography from St. Louis Community College and earned designation as an Adobe Certified Associate in Photoshop CS6.  I continue to be a voracious learner via many on-line resources.  I follow numerous photographers and blogs, view online webinars and videos, and read many books on a wide variety of topics.

You can also find my photography via the links  above on
   - Instagram (@michaelsmithphotoart)
   - My Facebook Page (@michaelsmithphotoart) 

You can contact me via the contact link above, or email me at michaelsmithphotoart@gmail.com.

I’m also working on a link that will provide you a way to purchase prints.  In the meantime, if you’d like to get of print of one of my pictures, send me an email via the contact link above.


                                                   Nikon D750
                                                   6 lenses (2 prime & 4 telephoto,
                                                          with a 1.4x teleconverter, covering
                                                          15mm through 700mm)
                                                   2 speed lights
                                                   Travel & monster tripods
                                                   Countless other accessories 
                                                   Printer:  Canon Pixma Pro-10


St. Louis Photography Club
Studio Creative
Missouri Nature & Environmental Photographers (MoNEP)
Photo Flood St. Louis
St. Louis Artists' Guild - Photography Section

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