D.E. Smith is Doug Smith 

Doug Smith is a life-long Iowan grounded by the people and places in the midwest, while he travels throughout the United States

He spent 15 years in photojournalism before moving into commercial photography. Now, having spent 20 years as a commercial photographer, his focus is primarily on editorial and portrait photography. 

As a photojournalist, Doug learned to uncover and photograph the unseen, producing stunning, award-winning images. His success caught the eye of art directors who hired him in to shoot editorial stories for magazines. Doug is passionate about discovering the essence of a subject and found a particular talent photographing the people on the locations.  

In 2013, Doug began shooting portraits influenced by his editorial style. The portraits seek to capture the most beautiful, authentic energy in each individual.