Photos of Magicians




John’s PASSION combines MAGIC and PHOTOGRAPHY. He formally trained as a photographer at l’Ecole Technique de Photographie in Montreal.  His experience as a magic photographer comes from over 10 years at Canada’s largest magic club, The Vancouver Magic Circle,  taking photos at various conferences, lectures and magic shows around North America. He covers performances by IBM’s Past President and world-renowned champion magician Shawn Farquhar. Many of those photographs are available for viewing here on this site.Shawn2715

John has performed as an Airline Pilot, a University Administrator and a Business Management Coach. His company, Champions in the Workplace has coached and trained supervisors and managers in British Columbia and Alberta for over 20 years. He wrote two books on supervision: 99 Questions for New Supervisors and Workplace Champion By Example, both are available on Amazon worldwide.


“Welcome to my magic photo site. I trust you will find something to delight you here. Thanks for visiting!

Feel free to download any photos for your personal use. Commercial rights may be obtained by emailing me at”

 John Smithman

Thanks for the Memories!

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