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My Journey in Photography

Inga H. Smith

Conversations and Coffee Program on 4-4-2017

Columbus Cultural Arts Center


First page (this page), Second page


Artists Statement:

On my tenth birthday, my father, a hobby photographer, gave me a Brownie camera. Immediately bitten by the photography bug, I have been intrigued by photography ever since. For quite a few years I took photos for my own and my family's enjoyment until friends started telling me I should "do something with these pictures."

At first, that only meant displaying my fine art work whenever an opportunity presented itself, but over the years I have branched out, applying my images to notecards, magnets, coasters, notebooks, calendars and mugs. (I wonder if this is what my friends had in mind when they told me to "do something with these pictures.")

Locally, images of Clintonville and Columbus are my specialties, but being and avid traveler, my photography covers a WIDE range of subjects around the world, where I capture everything from people to places and all else in between. At present, my computer holds 25,400 photographs and counting!

A truly self-taught photographer, I rely on my eye and my instincts. I see the world through a lens. Sharing my view of the world gives me great pleasure. I invite you to enjoy!



YouTube Video of the Presentation (Click here to open)




B/W photo of people in Provence en Aix France










More photos from Loft Gallery (Page 2)


Inga’s photo products are available at the following locations:


Directly from her home



Gift Shop

Cultural Arts Center

139 W. Main Street



Ohio Statehouse Museum Shop

1 Capitol Square

(corner of Broad and High)


Global Gallery Coffee Shop

3535 N High Street 43214



Celebrate Local

Easton Town Center

3953 Townsfair Way  43219


Golden Hobby Gift Shop

630 S. Third Street, German Village

(in old schoolhouse across from Book Loft)


Small web site:

 (Worthington Area Art League)

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