A passionate traveler and student of cultures and places, Patricia has lived and worked in Berlin, Romania, and New Zealand. She worked and traveled in Eastern Europe both during the communist era and after, and she continues to document the region and the transitions, including German reunification, with her writing and her camera. She has called Seattle and the Washington coast home for forty years. Patricia Smith lives in Ocean Shores, Washington, where the constantly changing ocean, light, colors, and reflections inspire her photography. In addition to seascapes, her photographic subjects include landscapes, abstracts, architecture, city scenes, and travel photography.