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Frank Smith, Olympus Visionary — Nordic Travels

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Frank Smith, Olympus Visionary, as he shares his various journeys in the Nordic Region capturing the color, the sky, the depth of the landscape and the overall culture.  There are many amazing aspects of photographing in the Nordic region including the vibrant landscapes, being at the core of the arctic circle, colorful night skies – aurora borealis – aka the northern lights and the ever changing environment.

Frank will share how he plans a trip to the Nordic region including anticipating extreme weather complimented by amazing light. Temperatures during Frank’s visit to the region ranged from minus 20 degrees to just above 20 degrees.

The scenery in the area is ever changing and super dynamic. The colors of the region complimented by the skies make for great photographic opportunities. The vastness of the landscapes is a photographic opportunity and timed with the lighting creates a magical time to shoot.”

Frank’s Biography

Frank Smith is an Olympus Visionary. Olympus Visionaries are established, award-winning professional photographers who travel the world with Olympus products to capture life’s beauty and splendor.

As a philanthropic photojournalist, Frank’s raw travel covers global themes, shedding light on cultural issues including regional corruption in areas including South Sudan, Haiti and Mumbai. He has traveled to many parts of the world with a focus on people, landscape and cultures, telling a story through his photographs. A large focus for Frank has been India. For the past decade he has traveled to all four corners of India. Additional raw travel includes Atacama, Cuba, Bhutan, Iceland, Central America, Germany, Norway and Mongolia.

Frank believes photography is a constantly changing art form, and as such, stays current by teaching workshops and classes every year. He exhibits his work in various galleries and can be seen on his website and blog where he posts up to date work. He was published in Outdoor Photography (December 2013) and in International Opulence (June 2017) and presented a Ted Talk in 2013 titled Looking thru the Lens -Vocation vs. Avocation. In November 2015, PBS did the following interview with him.

Frank inspires others through his workshops, classes and mentoring. His goal is to help others see the un-obvious and to instill the desire for creativity.

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February 21
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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