How to Build a Career through Beauty Photography with Matthew Jordan Smith (Webinar)
Photo by Matthew Jordan Smith

How to Build a Career through Beauty Photography with Matthew Jordan Smith (Webinar)

  • July 10, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join photographer Matthew Jordan Smith in this highly informative and educational webinar. You will discover the steps for building a photo career through the world of beauty photography as you learn how to work with models, master the art of lighting, and discover tools to enhance your photography and build your confidence. Whether you are looking to improve your fashion & beauty photography, become better at creating portraits or just want to learn more about lighting, this webinar will give you the foundation to take your images to the next level. Mark the date on your calendar and make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to improve your photography in 2021. Matthew will also discuss his experience regarding photography in the NFT space.

NOTE: This webinar is scheduled from 1-2:30 pm PST on July 10.

Matthew Jordan Smith ( is an American photographer based in Japan. He has photographed ads for a wide range of clients including Olay, Pantene, Wells Fargo and Farmer’s Insurance. He is known for his portraits of Hollywood A-list celebrities including Angelina Jolie, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Queen Latifah, and Zendaya. He is a Nikon Ambassador, and part of the SanDisk Extreme team. He has appeared numerous times on the hit TV show America’s Next Top Model as a guest judge and featured photographer. He is the recipient of the Microsoft Icon of Imaging Award, the George Eastman Power of Image Award and the WPPI Vision Award. He is the author of three books, Sepia Dreams, published by St. Martin’s Press, a collection of photographs and wise words from fifty celebrities who speak candidly about the motivations and qualities they believe made and kept them successful. His second book, Lost and Found, sponsored by the Microsoft Corporation and endorsed by The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, features moving portraits of families dealing with the loss of a child. Smith’s third book, Future American President, features portraits of 100 children sharing their dream for the future of America. On September 1, 2020, Smith debuted Fluid, a new visual art form at the Kyoto Museum of Photography. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Smith lives in Japan, working between New York, Los Angeles, and Tokyo.

Webinar – Online Learning Class via Zoom

This class is part of our Saturday “Webinar” series. These 90-minute online presentations, taught by leading leading professionals in the field, are designed to be informative and educational. A wide range of topics will be explored. Each webinar will end with Q&A from the audience.
A link for the Zoom webinar will be emailed to the prior to the start date. Please read the instructions included in the email. If you have additional questions please contact Kevin Weinstein or Janis McGavin at

One Session
Dates: Saturday, July 10, 1-2:30 pm PST
Skill/Experience Level: Open to all levels
Tuition: $45 Non-Members;$35 Members



This course will be meeting online via Zoom. We encourage you to install and test the software on your device prior to the class.

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