Tom’s work as a newspaper and magazine photojournalist has been nominated for Pulitzer Prizes in breaking news photography, feature photography and explanatory reporting, and also honored by World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International and International Conservation Photography Awards.
Tom is an independent photographer and editor working in documentary and illustration. The Seattle Art Museum Gallery represents a selection of his work. Other documentary subjects include a nine-year project on early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, human rights in Burma, and a book pondering the connections and competition between humans and their natural environment. He also teaches workshops on photojournalism ethics and environmental journalism.