Join Melissa Niu of Photofocus and Chase Reynolds of LensRentals.com as they talk with celebrity photographer Brian Smith about choosing the full-frame Sony a7R in his workflow over the Fuji cameras.
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About Brian Smith
Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, Brian Smith, considers himself to be one of the luckiest guy on the planet. Hes told Bill Gates exactly what to do for an entire hour, appeared on The X Factor, exhibited at the Library of Congress, dined with the President, written an Amazon Best Seller, shared cupcakes with Anne Hathaway, gotten drunk with George Clooney and married the most beautiful woman he ever laid eyes on.
For the past 30 years, Brian Smiths iconic portraits of famous celebrities, athletes and executives have been used in advertising, by corporations and have graced the covers and pages of hundreds of magazines including Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, Time, Forbes, New York Times Magazine, Elle and British GQ.
His first magazine photograph appeared in LIFE Magazine when Smith was a 20-year-old student at the University of Missouri. Five years later, Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography for his photographs of the Los Angeles Olympic Games. He was again a finalist for the Pulitzer for his photographs of Haiti in Turmoil. His photograph of Greg Louganis hitting his head on the diving board at the Seoul Olympics won first place in both World Press Photo and the Pictures of the Year competition.
View all of Brian Smith’s work at www.briansmith.com.