Photographer Adam Smith announced “Mornin’ Aint’ Come Yet”

Essence of Light Productions recently announced a special photography exhibit; “Mornin’Ain’t Come Yet: A Look Into the Music and Landscape of the Deep South” featuring photographs by Adam Smith with writings by Amos Harvey.

"Mornin Ain’t Come Yet" is a culmination of over 12 years of photographic work from Macon native professional photographer Adam Smith. The exhibition will include photographs of notable musicians such as Porter Wagoner, Junior Kimbrough, Precious Bryant, R.L Burnside, and Marty Stuart, among many others. The exhibition will also include Smith’s landscapes of the deep south.

The Opening will be held at The Hummingbird Stage and Taproom in Macon, Georgia on June 6, 2008, from 6 – 10pm.

“I’m extremely proud of my Southern heritage and the music, people, and landscapes I’ve grown up around,” says Smith. “That’s why I’m excited to present this collection to the music and art fans of Macon in this unique setting."


Adam Smith was recently named ‘Photographer of the Year for 2007’ by Macon’s 11th Hour Magazine. Smith’s critically acclaimed photography has been exhibited at Southside Gallery in Oxford, Mississippi, The Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, The Arts Alliance Gallery, Macon, Moving Spirits Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Georgia State University Gallery, and The Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

Adam managed the photography department at Atlanta College of Art for four years and is currently pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts degree at Georgia State University. Adam’s photography has appeared in the following publications: Crossroads, A Journal of Southern Culture, Paste Magazine ,Billboard Magazine, Living Blues Magazine, Hittin’ the Note, Guitar Player, Gig, Mojo, Big City Blues, Georgia Music Magazine, Honest Tune, Blues Review (UK), the French magazine Les Inrockuptibles and in Laura Flynn Tapia’s book, Images of America, Muscle Shoals.
His shot of Drive-by Truckers is featured on

He is a freelance photographer based in Macon, Georgia

Immediately following the exhibition will be a night of Mississippi music by the critically acclaimed Americana Rock Band, Blue Mountain from Oxford, Mississippi.