Tom began his career as a photojournalist in Brazil where he taught photography at the University of Brasilia for three years. He returned to New York as a commercial photographer shooting major ad campaigns for L’Oreal, Avis, Sealy, and several international airlines. Tom is a founder and CEO of Tetra Images photo agency, and a founding member of the Blend Images agency.
He has always been at the forefront of high resolution digital photography and digital manipulation. He is the author and co-author of eight technical books on photography, is known for his expertise on the subject, and lectures frequently about photography. He is constantly experimenting with a variety of different cameras and post production techniques to achieve the unique results in his images.