Western Art by Amanda Smith Wyoming Photographer







Amanda Smith

Western Art by Amanda Smith Wyoming Photographer

Wyoming's Western Photographic Artist of the American West; Amanda Smith Wyoming


Amanda Smith Wyoming based artist is a Professional Photographer, Western Photographic Artist and Publisher in Wyoming. She owns Amanda Smith Photography and her website and blog are located at: www.amandasmithphotography.com. She publishes an Associated Press Newspaper, several books, Open Range Magazine and specializes in Fine Western Photographic Art and Calendars by Amanda Smith.

Amanda Smith Wyoming is also a photography instructor and teaches students from all over the state of Wyoming. Her companies include Shooting Stars Photography, Dignified Designs and The Bird Central Wyoming News, formerly The Glenrock Bird.

She finds new hope in people and horses and believes in rescues and a second chance.

Amanda Smith Wyoming based photographer started out her career in photography in 1990 where she created photographic artwork for CD and Album covers. Growing up around the agricultural world she, like most young women, found her love and passion in horses. Cowboy boots and jeans were and still are a not so ordinary part of her wardrobe, and her love of the west began to bloom.

She began shooting Rodeo in 1994, and the Western Circuit of the PRCA through 2005. Early on in her rodeo photography days she realized that something was missing in her own world of "Western Photography"... Art.

She created her first piece of Western Photographic Art in 1994 called "After the Ride" and gained nationwide recognition for her piece that placed first in a National Color Awards competition.

Smith shot rodeo on the professional circuit in the western states for nine years, winning several awards and gaining excellent recognition as a premier rodeo photographer. During those nine years, Smith also opened her own photography studio, creating portraits for people from all over the country, including PRCA Rodeo contestants on the Western Circuit.

In 2004 she was invited to several ranches in Arizona, California and Wyoming to create an incredible documentary called "The American Cowboy" where for three solid and very wonderful months she captured real life photos, of real working cowboys and cowgirls, and turned them into works of art that won numerous awards both nationally and internationally, and have been published in numerous publications, books and newspapers, and collected as fine art all over the world.

Her artwork has been collected by Corporate entities, utilized in nationwide fundraisers including the American Heart Association and Cancer Relay for Life, and has been highly collected by both private and public collectors from the East Coast to the West Coast and everywhere in between.

In 2005, Amanda Smith Wyoming based photographer relocated her studio and her photographic art, to the great Cowboy State; Wyoming, where she still resides today.

During her career as a Professional Photographer and Western Photographic artist specializing in western art photography, she published an award winning Associated Press newspaper for eight years.

Spreading the news and circulating statewide with excellent articles and incredible journalistic photography, she made history when she became the first woman owned non-daily newspaper in the country, to launch on the Kindle and iPad, and the first woman owned non-daily small newspaper to launch on the Kindle and iPad in the world. The Glenrock Bird now known as The Bird Central Wyoming News.

Amanda Smith became a pioneer in being the first news source in Wyoming to deliver live news and alerts to the people of the state of Wyoming, paving the way for other news sources to provide immediate and accessible real-time news in the Cowboy State, something that had never been done before.

She has been published in many publications including Open Range Magazine and Automotive News.

Smith won numerous photography awards over the years with her newspaper; including Second Place with the National Newspaper Association in the Best Local News Photographer category, nationwide, and First Place in the National Advertising Design competition, nationwide.

Smith now holds photography classes in her studio, and teaches both photography lessons and western photographic art lessons through her workshops to students from all over the state of Wyoming, South Dakota and Minnesota. She spends the time in between, chasing her passion and creating real Western Photographic Art, for the world to enjoy.

Smith lives on a working cattle and sheep ranch in South Central Wyoming, with her husband, who is as crazy about her photography career, as she is about him.


Take off in Progress by Amanda Smith


Patriot in the Making by Amanda Smith


Standing on the Edge of Time by Amanda Smith


Cattleman by Amanda Smith


I See You by Amanda Smith


Texas in the Moonlight by Amanda Smith


Star of Wonder by Amanda Smith


Head Wrangler's Saddle by Amanda Smith


Texas at Dusk by Amanda Smith


Winter's Reflection by Amanda Smith


Ranch Setting with Moon by Amanda Smith


Spirit Races On The Prairie by Amanda Smith


Walk Along the Pond by Amanda Smith


Black Hills Gold by Amanda Smith


Independent by Amanda Smith


Walking Home From School by Amanda Smith


Bulls on the Run by Amanda Smith


Black And White On Angus by Amanda Smith


After Breeding Season by Amanda Smith


Buffalo Blizzard by Amanda Smith


Home by Sunset by Amanda Smith


A Buck and a Show by Amanda Smith


Black Buck Doe in a Row by Amanda Smith


Black Buck and Doe by Amanda Smith


Papa Deer by Amanda Smith


Sunset Deer by Amanda Smith


The Forest Through The Trees by Amanda Smith


Whitetail Buck by Amanda Smith


Whitetail Buck in Woods by Amanda Smith


Take off in Progress by Amanda Smith


Wild Horses and Windmills by Amanda Smith


That Cowgirl Within by Amanda Smith


Ropin' Two by Amanda Smith


Midnight Cowboy by Amanda Smith


Daly Hold by Amanda Smith


Hot Flash by Amanda Smith


All That Rope by Amanda Smith


Velvouflage by Amanda Smith


Foghorn Leghorn by Amanda Smith


Harnesses by Amanda Smith


Beauty and the Bee by Amanda Smith


Burning Daylight by Amanda Smith


The Power in my Reflection by Amanda Smith


King of the Hill by Amanda Smith


Home On The Range by Amanda Smith


Here's Looking at You Kid by Amanda Smith


Kaleidoscope by Amanda Smith


Texas Road by Amanda Smith