Jim Smith Photography of Stone Ridge NY
Jim Smith Photography of Stone Ridge NY may have a rather common name, but there's nothing ordinary or mundane about the images they produce. Jim (owner of Jim Smith Photography) has been taking photographs around the world for over 30 years. Working in advertising, publishing, food photography, and various other professional and artistic projects, Jim has built his business from the ground up and is now one of Ulster County, NY's top photographers; and he is just one of many talented artists and entrepreneurs that live and work in the Hudson Valley Region.
Before Starting Jim Smith Photography in Stone Ridge NY, Jim was trained in fine art and photography at Brooklyn NY's Pratt Institute. Jim started his 1-man photography business out of his home in Long Island NY shooting weddings, free-lance work, basically any and everything he could get. After years of hard work, in 1988 Jim moved his family Upstate to the community of Stone Ridge NY, and realized a personal dream of building a professional photography studio on his property. He is now considered a leading authority in Hudson Valley NY photography. Jim Smith Photography has contributed to over a dozen cook books, an endless amount of advertising photography, and Jim & his team have traveled around the world taking photographs in locations such as Africa, Europe, Barbados, and all across North America.
However no matter where on Earth Jim Smith Photography may travel, they always return to Stone Ridge NY and the Hudson Valley Region. Ulster County, NY continues to be one of Jim's favorite subjects to photograph. Jim Smith Photography has a number of local clients too, such as Mohonk Mountain in New Paltz NY and Ulster Savings Bank. Collaborating with other local businesses and artists is a key part of Jim Smith Photogrpahy's success! Jim explains that Ulster County NY provides an ideal environment, where businesses can thrive and the land can inspire!