IMG_1195 - Ron Smaller for crew page Ron Nelson is a cinematographer and photographer based out of Los Angeles, California. When not working on set, he can be found running, biking, or wandering town photographing life on the street.

Inspired by the mundane, he constantly searches for the "hidden moment" in everyday life.

Since Spain, Ron has been consistently traveling and working on photo series' of the places he visits. A 1500 mile bike trip across the country, winter camping within New England, and a seven country backpacking trip through Central America have been his main sources of inspiration. Ron is currently working and photographing around the American Midwest.

Ron graduated with a BFA in Cinematography from the North Carolina School of the Arts. His work can be viewed at