The Journey/Blog

Welcome to the official Ryan Smith Fine Art photography blog! Below you will find a collection of stories, inspiration, workshop trip reports and other exciting news from Ryan Smith and Capture Icons! If you have any questions about the opinions shared below please reach out to Ryan directly at any time. Thank you for your interest in Ryan Smith Photography!

Best Locations in Colorado for Fine Art Nature Photography

Colorado offers some of the best backdrops for photographing fall color in the entire country!

In late September, early October, the areas around Telluride, Ridgway and Ouray come alive with shimmering golden aspens that sparkle against the jagged peaks of the San Juan Mountains...

Corvette,  America's Sports Car

Known around the world as "America's Sports Car," the Corvette exemplifies the definition of innovation, and is the longest running continuously produced passenger car...

Great Art, Fine Wine & Delectable Dining In Jackson Hole
The Best Art Galleries and Fine Dining Establishments

Revered by both skiers and photographers alike, the landscape around Jackson Hole, Wyoming is truly an American treasure! The breathtaking beauty of this unique area has inspired many artists throughout the years including Ansel Adams...

Kimball Arts Festival Park City Utah
A Record Breaking Weekend of Art & Festivities in Park City

What a weekend at the Kimball Arts Festival!! Who could argue against filling Park City Main Street with live music, tasty food, and of course, great art! Such a special experience for the memory books...

The Outsiders Photography Conference Featuring Paul Nicklen

2022 Outsiders Photography Conference With Paul Nicklen

A Resounding Success

The 2022 Outsiders Photography Conference featuring Paul Nicklen, was touted by attendees as one of the best photography conferences ever...

Wine, Dine And Unwind In Telluride

Telluride, Where Great Art, Fine Dining & Wine Mingle

Top Art Galleries, Wine Bars & Fine Dining

Telluride is a place where great art, fine dining, and wine come together...

Fine Art Meets Nature Photography
A New Approach for Infusing Fine Art Into Nature Photography

Brand New Official Ryan Smith Website!

Ryan Smith’s artwork has moved from Fine Art America Pixels to its new official website home at www...