Gregory Smith


About the Photographer

From high in Colorado’s Wet Mountain Valley, Greg Smith captures decisive moments of mountain life, wildlife, landscapes, the Milky Way and more, continuing a 40-year career as a photographer, editor, writer and producer for employers and clients ranging from newspapers and magazines to corporations, families and universities. He serves on the board of directors for ASMP Colorado, as he did in South Carolina before leaving its Lowcountry in 2013. A former national board member for NPPA, he holds their Joseph Costa Award, a United Nations’ International Photographic Council Leadership Award, a Best of ASMP award for his 2009 documentary “Keeping the May River Wild” and two degrees in Visual Communication from Ohio University. In 2003, he coauthored "Gullah Home Cooking the Daufuskie Way" from UNC Press. In 2022, Greg and his wife, Janet, formed May River Mountain Press and published "Altitude Adjustment: A Book of 'Chairlift' Pictures." See it at