Picture2 “Through my work I strive to capture the details of life, the beauty of moments, and the commonality and diversity of people. As a photography teacher once said, photography is not just about capturing what is, but showing what could be. Through my journey with a lens, I have challenged myself to explore the world with this perspective.”

Elayne Smith has been a photographer for different publications and events. She has a photo show displayed at the University of Alabama Honors College entitled, “From a dark place,” which explores the struggles of mental health issues.

She has photographed breaking news, portraits, landscapes, cultural sites, magazine spreads, and a wedding.

Publications with her work include: