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Far Away From Far Away

In a hotel that's situated at the edge of the earth, staff and visitors are doing their best to protect one of the most pristine, remote landscapes remaining.

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Daily Routines

Savannah Smith reveals her father's quirky daily routines that gives insight into who he really was even behind the camera: a perfectionist to the core.

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Kindred Spirit

American designer Barbara Barry saw a lot of herself in Rodney: the two are tortured by their quest for perfection and their constant pursuit of beauty.

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"Let Me Tell You About Roddy Smith"

Neighbors Ken Carbone and Janet Coombs also knew the photographer as a master of the outdoor grill, giving us a glimpse inside Rodney's domestic life.

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The Enigmatic Optimist

Having worked closely with Rodney on his newsletter, Walter Thomas recalls their memories together and all the casual conversations they've shared.

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How I Met Rodney

First impressions of Rodney Smith — as told by his closest friends and loved ones.

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

Rodney's friends beautifully describe their favorite memories of the artist.

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To Me, Rodney Smith Was...

Rodney's loved ones share their thoughts on who he really was when not busy creating beautiful art.

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An Enduring Legacy

A collection of responses on the lasting impression Rodney left on the people around him.

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