Name: Barry Smith        
Company: Studio8
Location: San Diego, CA
Twitter: studio8photo

The Interview

PAS: Who are you?
Barry Smith: Barry Smith

PAS: Where are you from?

Barry Smith: San Diego, CA


PAS: Did you go to school to study photography?
Barry Smith: Yes, UCLA Film School

PAS: How did you get into photography?

Barry Smith: I’ve had a camera in my hands for as long as I can remember!


PAS: How long have you been a photographer?
Barry Smith:  MANY years! Lol!

PAS: How would you describe your style?

Barry Smith:  Glamour


PAS: What sort of equipment and software do you use?

Barry Smith: 2 Canon cameras (1DMark II and 1D Mark III)

PAS: Where is your favorite location to shoot pictures?

Barry Smith: On location with environmental backgrounds


PAS: Are you a MAC or PC user?
Barry Smith: Mac Baby! I own 3 of them!

PAS: What has been your most memorable assignment or model to work with?
Barry Smith: That’s a tough one to answer. Each model has her own distinct style. I love working with my best friend, Carolyn Savage (Toronto, ON)


PAS: What would you say to other enthusiast photographers out there who aspire to become a great photographer?

Barry Smith: Learn something NEW every day about your equipment and how to best use it!


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