Photos from the Barn Photo Workshop with Photographer Frank T. Smith
Award-winning local photographer and educator Frank T. Smith will led the Saucon Valley Conservancy’s sixth annual Barn Photo Workshop on Saturday, May 20th. The workshop was open to photographers of all skill levels. It focused on the techniques for photographing beautiful historic barns and other interesting local structures.
Participants met at the Heller Homestead at 9:00 a.m. for a brief presentation by Frank. The field portion of the workshop included photography at the historic Heller Homestead and a tour of several visually interesting barns in the area where techniques from the workshop could be put into practice. Frank accompanied the photographers and provided personal instruction, insights and feedback at the barn sites.
Photographers who participated in the workshop were invited to exhibit selected photographs taken at the workshop during the Saucon Valley Conservancy’s Barn Tour on September 9. The exhibition was held in the Gallery at the Heller Homestead.
About Barn Photo Workshop Leader Frank T. Smith
Olympus Trailblazer Frank Smith is a self-taught photographer whose love for the craft goes back to a very early age. 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. Frank has traveled to many parts of the world with a focus on people, landscape and cultures. A large focus for Frank has been India. For the past decade he has traveled to all 4 corners of India. Additional raw travel includes Mongolia, Morocco, South America, Atacama, Southwest US, Cuba, Bhutan & Iceland.
A native Northeasterner, Frank often focuses his lens on regional and local scenery in Pennsylvania. Frank’s work has been featured in print, exhibits, and in philanthropic awareness campaigns. 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.