News from Scott Smorra

March 12, 2021: We Talk Photo Podcast Episode

Today I was a guest on the "We Talk Photo" podcast with John Pedersen and Jack Graham. We covered a wide variety of topics during the conversation including: how I got started in landscape/wilderness photography, the art of landscape photography and fine art printmaking. I had a wonderful time chatting with John and Jack and I hope it gives you some insight into my creative approach to photography. Click here to listen to my conversation with Jack and John on the We Talk Photo website, or you can search for the episode on your favorite podcasting platform.

March 9, 2021: Vancouver Camera Club Zoom Presentation

Today I gave a 90 minute Zoom presentation titled, "The Art and Science of Landscape Photography" to the members of the Film Pack Camera Club (Vancouver, WA) and several other Portland area camera clubs. I had a great time speaking with this large group of photographers.

March 6, 2021: New Blog Article Posted Today

Properly Lighting Fine Art

Please see my blog for a new article titled, "How To Properly Light Fine Art | Artwork Illumination Basics". I hope you enjoy the article and don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. 


Earlier this week a new sign featuring my Mt St Helens image titled, “Awakening” was installed at Portland International Airport (PDX)! This sign is a collaboration with Cowlitz County Tourism / Visit Mt St Helens and M-Y Agency. If you happen to be in the E terminal (Southwest / United) at PDX, please snap a pic of the sign and send it to me! (it’s located across from gate E1).

October 28, 2020: Forest Grove Camera Club Presentation

Today I gave a 90 minute Zoom presentation titled, "The Art and Science of Landscape Photography" to the Forest Grove Camera Club. I had a great time presenting to the group of very engaged photographers!

May 8, 2020: New Website!

Thanks for stopping by to check out my new website! Hopefully you have a few minutes to take a look around and enjoy the images. It was a lot of work to build the new site, but I'm really happy with how it turned out. I sorted through 11 years of my photography to find my very best work, which is what you see in the galleries. Thanks again for visiting and please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions!

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