Nikon Photo Contest 2020 - 2021 Judges

Gilmar Smith

Digital artist

It is a joy and an honor to join Nikon as a judge for the 2020-2021 Nikon Photo Competition.
I am looking forward to connecting with all of you through your visual stories. This contest is an excellent opportunity to share the way you see the world, and tell your story. Transport us through your creative approach to light, color, emotion, and storytelling.
I'm excited to see your unique interpretation of this year’s themes.


Gilmar Smith is a photographer and digital artist specializing in stylized creative portraiture and conceptual children's photography. Her unique approach was developed while photographing her children and turning their pictures into fantastic adventures. Her style is defined by her creative use of color, joy, and humor in her images. Her work has been featured in many publications and podcasts. She is a Kelbyone instructor and writes for Photoshop User Magazine.