PHOTOGRAPHY + ART DIRECTION
BASED IN NYC
Creative innovator and owner of Ms. Paparazzi Photography, Shanel Smith is an ardent countrywide photographer whose sole mission is to deliver compelling photos that exceed client expectations. She has over a decade of professional experience that includes high end fashion brand shoots and creative lifestyle portraits.
Shanel has always had an outgoing, lively personality and enjoys helping others reach their goals through her photography. Along with her strong interpersonal skills and natural-born artistic eye, she dived into visual arts when she attended LaGuardia High School of Music and Art. She then went on to obtain an AAS in Commercial Photography. This, in conjunction with her additional Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, has all contributed to her success in raising the photography standards bar.
Vogue / Teen Vogue / Harper's Bazaar / Ebony / Elle /
Essence / Wall Street Journal / Coveteur / Sheen / Black Cruze.
Burger King / 7Eleven / Coogi / Tier / Fe Noel / June 79 / Harlem's Fashion Row / Twitter
Pyer Moss / Duckie Confetti / Turkey Hill Ice Cream / Flawless by Gabrielle Union / Sephora / Cinematic Music Group
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