Aline Smithson is a visual artist, editor, and educator based in Los Angeles. She is also the Founder and Editor- in-Chief of Lenscratch, a daily journal on photography. In this conversation, Aline talks about her trajectory to fine art photography: from painter, to fashion editor to photographer. We discuss roadblocks and fear, long-term projects, the nuances of rejection, building community in the art world, and much more! If you are feeling a little stuck creatively then this is the episode for you. Get ready to be inspired!This episode was audio produced by Aaron Moring. Music is by Madisen Ward.