Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, Brian Smith is the luckiest guy on the planet. He's told Bill Gates exactly what to do for an entire hour, had an exhibit at the Library of Congress, dined with the President and 3,000 of his closest friends, had cupcakes with Anne Hathaway, and gotten drunk with George Clooney … all in the service of getting the perfect portrait.
For the past 30 years, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Brian Smith's bold, iconic portraits of famous celebrities, athletes, and executives have appeared in advertising and graced the covers and pages of such magazines as LIFE, Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, Time, Forbes, New York Times Magazine, and British GQ. Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for his photographs of the Los Angeles Olympics and was again a Pulitzer finalist for his photographs of Haiti in turmoil. He’s Sony Artisan of Imagery, Lowepro Lowe Professional and an X-Rite Coloratti and he’s president of Editorial Photographers, an organization the top magazine photographers and newspaper photojournalists from around the world.
His awards include Pulitzer Prize, Communication Arts, World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year, Photo District News, The AltPick Awards, and American Photography.
He's been featured in Photo District News, Communication Arts Photography Annual, American PHOTO, Popular Photography, Professional Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Rangefinder, After/Capture magazines.
His work has been exhibited at the Library of Congress, Aperture Gallery, Chelsea Art Museum and the W Los Angeles.