About the Book
Gil Smith is a veteran photographer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California. Best known for his high-action and automotive photographs, he also enjoys telling stories in subtler ways, such as those captured in this book. His clients have included most major auto manufacturers worldwide, the Coca-Cola Company, Apple Computer, Inc. and sunglasses maker Oakley, Inc. Smith now works primarily in video with Information Sciences Institute researchers and other clients. A recipient of numerous photographic awards, he is one of Canon Corporation’s “Explorers of Light,” a handful of professionals worldwide chosen for their ability to push the boundaries of existing photographic techniques. Smith also serves as creative director and urban planning liason for the historic Ricardo Montalbán Theatre in Hollywood, California.