Oliver Smith is a commercial photographer with more than 15 years' experience shooting properties, people and places all across the South of England. Following an extensive background in art and design, he gained his BA (hons) degree in photography in 2002 and ran a photographic laboratory for two years, before going freelance as Oliver Smith Photography. He lives with his wife and two children in Poole, where together they own and run Artcetera (see ch. 9), a picture framing and art supplies shop established in 1970. He continues to work amongst the high-end interiors and architectural markets, and his images have featured in a wide range of regional magazines, as well as national newspapers.