About Tony Smith
Tony Smith is a Welsh born photographer who specialises in photographing ethnic, cultural and religious festivals and environmental portraiture.
In recent years he has travelled to India and Nepal on several occasions to capture the Hindu festivals that he enjoys so much; including two Kumbh Melas, the Durga Puja in West Bengal and the Maya Shivratri in Pashupatinath, Nepal.
His travels have also taken him to Buthan, Burma, China, North and South America, Australasia, Morocco and most counties of "western" Europe including Spain where he spends up to three months each year.
Of particular interest in Europe are the Gypsy and Traveller festivals and Horse Fairs of France, Spain and England, the Moorish architecture of Andalucia and Portugal and the Holy Week (Semana Santa) festivities and processions - and most events where people get together to have fun.
Tony's photographs have won awards at International Exhibitions and several have been published. He is an Associate Member of the Royal Photographic Society and holds the Diploma of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain having submitted successful panels to both organisations.
Of Tony, Tom Stoddard, Hon FRPS renowned Photo Journalist wrote:
"Tony Smith's photographs reflect his deep love of places and faces. He is a traveller, who is happiest surrounded by similar free spirits at carnivals, festivals and celebrations. His simple uncluttered pictures beautifully illustrate the joy of being alive, and free".
I specialise in Festival and Travel Photography and Environmental Portraiture. Clicking on the above links will get you to my photographs and slide shows. This is very much a "work in progress" so do come back now and again to see whats new.
If you have questions about my images or the locations then drop me a line.