Viewfinder: The Art & Craft of the Film Still

Featuring: SMPSP Membership

Presented By

Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers

Curated By

SMPSP Exhibition Committee

Viewfinder: The Art & Craft of the Film Still offers a glimpse into the archives of the Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers.

Throughout cinema history, still photographers have worked behind the scenes to create many of the Industry’s most enduring and iconic images. This exhibit celebrates rarely seen moments on set, and the gifted photographers who have captured them.


The SMPSP was founded in 1995 as a nonprofit honorary organization dedicated to the preservation and art of set still photography. Members are working professionals in the film and television industry who share a commitment to the creation and archival preservation of set stills for their artistic, cultural and historic value.

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