Archive for December, 2009

A Day in NYC

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
I spent a day last week walking around New York City with a good friend and fellow wedding photographer, Dave Field. There was no assignment, no client, no real plan other than to take in the city sights and capture what we hoped would be some interesting images. We started in Midtown Manhattan, then up to Central Park and Columbus Circle. From there, we travelled down to Chinatown. It’s such a sensory experience there, with the smells of fresh fish (some of which was still flopping around in the bins it was so fresh), the colors of the street level stores selling things from dried mushrooms to children’s toys in the same storefront. We hopped back over to Queens where the day started and the car was parked and met up with my brother for some dinner and a frosty brew to end the day.
All in all, I had a great day. It’s a good feeling to get out and shoot for yourself, whether you’re a professional photographer, or an amateur who just likes to take pictures with your point and shoot camera. There was no schedule, no rules, and no expectation of greatness at the end of the shoot – and that’s what made the day so fun.
The above photographs are just a sampling of what I took last week in NYC. To see the rest of the set, please become a fan of Brad Smith Photography on facebook at
Take your camera out – pro or amateur – and take some pictures!

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Megan & Dave: Engaged

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


I recently spent some time on a chilly November evening down at the local beach with Megan and Dave. We shot some images celebrating their recent engagement. Thanks Megan and Dave, for being troopers on such a chilly, windy evening!

As always, click the images to make them bigger!

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Limited Edition Landscape Print Available from Brad Smith Photography

Friday, December 4th, 2009
Brad Smith Photography is pleased to announce the limited release of a short-run fine art print of beautiful Narragansett, Rhode Island. 
Limited to just 25 signed and numbered fine art prints, this stunning landscape would look great anywhere in your home. Buy for yourself or have it shipped to a friend or family member for the Holidays. 

While not normally something that I offer, after suggestions by friends and family I am making this print available for purchase for the 2009 Holiday Season. It will come to you professionally matted and ready to be framed and displayed. The print itself measures 12×18 inches and will be matted in an archival quality, snow white mat, at a size of 18×24 inches.

This image was taken on a beautiful October evening just off of Ocean Road in Narragansett, Rhode Island.  The rocks on the shores of this area of South County hold beautiful tide pools that reflect the evening sunset light wonderfully.
 

This limited edition print is available for
$150.00 (Local pick up or drop-off) or $160.00 shipped (US Only)
Email brad (at) smithbrad (dot) com
(there is no watermark on the printed image)
The deadline for ordering is December 16, 2009.

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