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Kirsty Smith

Senior Lecturer & Course Leader for BA (Hons) Fashion Communication

An experienced Fashion Photographer with a demonstrated history of working in the photography industry, Kirsty is skilled in Photography, Creative Direction, Production and Adobe Creative Suite. Working within extreme sports and sportswear photographer Kirsty Smith has a strong reputation in both editorial and advertising. Over the past fifteen years, Kirsty has shot for clients including Bespokeasia PR, Nike, DC, Adidas, Vans, Quiksilver, Billabong, Element, WeSC, Etnies, Oakley, Harvey Nichols, Calvin Klein, La Perla, Sands Resort, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, The BBC and Vauxhall.

Kirsty is a Senior Lecturer & Course Leader for BA (Hons) Fashion Communication at Arts University Plymouth. She oversees modules in Fashion Photography and Fashion Film and runs the annual student visits to Fashion Week, including London and Paris.

An art and design professional, Kirsty has a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Contemporary Practice focused in Photography from University College Falmouth. She is currently working towards her PhD in Visual Communication at the Royal College of Art, London, exploring the visual narrative of skateboard media.

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