Smith+Friel Photography is the creative baby, and literal marriage of Doug Smith and Jacqueline Friel of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Originally from Rochester, New York, Jacqueline Friel studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration, and a Masters in Art Education. Watercolor portraits gave way to lenses and photography along the way, and she now lives and works in the South Carolina Lowcountry. 

Doug is a native of Neptune Beach, Florida, Alumni of Jacksonville University (FL), Veteran of the US Coast Guard, Founder and President of Van Riper Marketing, Member of the Professional Photographers of America, and Digital Imaging Expert.