Friday, August 01, 2014


Dos in Maine. Vinalhaven, Maine 2012 © Allison V. Smith
Dos in Texas. Albany, Texas 2014 © Allison V. Smith
Rest in Peace Dos.
This week we said good-bye to our best friend Dos. Dos was diagnosed with renal kidney failure over 100 days ago. We were told she only had a matter of days. Instead we got weeks and then months of love and we were all grateful. This week it ended and we hurt so much for the loss of sweet Dos. I'm out of tears and do find comfort knowing she will always be with me. For now
I'm watching for that lucky shooting star from Dos.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Summer in Maine 2014

©Allison V. Smith
©Allison V. Smith
©Allison V. Smith
©Allison V. Smith
©Allison V. Smith
It's summer time in Maine and I am quickly getting used to No cell phone reception and trying to consume as much lobster and corn as possible. Above a few Hipstamatic shots that I've posted on Instagram. Follow me for more. I'm @avose.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Published: Fredericksburg, TX

Arkansas Life
My photograph of Fredericksburg,Texas....As seen in the July issue of Arkansas Life magazine.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Resume: The Story of My Life

Thanks D Home for the awesome, honest, I mean real honest, "resume" as seen in the July issue. Here is the link for the online version of How I Got My Start. It's pretty much all there.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Inspired at MMW

©Cig Harvey

©Cig Harvey

One of the best parts of being on the coast of Maine for the summer is catching up with the Maine Media Workshops where I first studied photography when I was 15 tears old. Last night we heard two lectures by wonderland photographer Cig Harvey and TIME Magazine cover whiz kid Gregory Heisler. Naturally I love hearing Heisler's stories because he tells them so well and his portraits are beautiful and fun to look at. Cig talked about her creative practice of making photographs not of things but about things. Above are two of my favorite images of hers that she showed us last night.

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Published: Food Shark

My photograph of the world famous Food Shark parked on El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas....As seen in the July issue of Outside Magazine.

Friday, June 20, 2014

As seen at OJAC

West Texas Fire. April 2011. Marfa, Texas. © Allison V. Smith

Frozen. March 2014. Albany, Texas  ©Allison V. Smith
These two photographs are paired together similarly at the OJAC installation of "Going West." Hope you get a chance to see the show up through September 7th. #roadtrip


Flash. 2010. Dallas, Texas © Allison V. Smith

Today I miss Flash. This photograph from the files reminded me of how this sweet, beautiful kitty had a nick in her right ear from our days in Santa Fe. She was a best friend to me for 21 years. Heart broken emoji goes here.