Zave Smith : : Of Life, Love and the Stuff In Between

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Midwest born and trained, exuberant photographer Zave Smith has told some short and tall tales behind the lens. This is but a short snapshot of his many passionate stories. Once upon a time …

The summer heat has melted the cat.  She no longer cares when the mouse runs over her tail.

The summer light fades and the bars fill up with guys in fancy tshirts.  The ladies stroll the sidewalk, arm in arm with their friends, filling the evening air with laughter and secrets. The sap is running hot.

Two people who have hated and chased and have followed each other for so long that they have long ago forgotten why, have once again crossed paths under the old dirty streets of the city industrial past.

Summertime.  The heat grows while the client world becomes a bit quiet. Summer is the time let go. It is the time to try something new. Summertime. Time to go out and play.  Summertime. Let’s create a story or two.

In Zave’s style, this story has no ending. Keep turning the page at

Zave Smith is part of the 20th Anniversary Alternative Pick :: Deck Edition and is also a member on

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