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PhotoSeek.com distills 30 years of nature travel photography and tips by Tom Dempsey, a photographer based in Seattle, Washington, USA.
Inspired by mountains and natural patterns, Tom has published over 170 images worldwide and authored the book Light Travel: Photography on the Go, which teaches and inspires outdoor photography by revealing the magic of portable digital cameras. Hear Tom interviewed in a 30-minute Public Radio podcast (KCHO, Chico, California).
Join Tom’s photo workshops in Seattle and the Alps!
Let’s share the joy of travel — feel free to ask me your travel and photography questions. Leave a Reply in the box at the bottom of any Article or click CONTACT on the menu.
Tom Dempsey, Photographer
Phone: (206) 372-7673
Email: tom @ photoseek.com (retype without spaces if pasting into your mail program, or simply click the link)
Linkedin.com: Tom’s profile: www.linkedin.com/in/photoseek
My first camera in 1978 opened my eyes to the art of seeing. A memorable nine-month trip around the world in 1981 revealed wonders of New Zealand, Nepal, Norway, France, and Switzerland on color slide film. I moved home base from California to Washington in 1982. My admiration of powerful wilderness images motivated getting published in magazines and books starting in 1987. In 1997, I married my best friend Carol and also created this website, PhotoSeek.com. After 2003, replacing 35mm film with a digital camera rejuvenated my photography with instant feedback and better capture of dim and high-contrast light. In 2008, sharp image-stabilized lenses freed my creativity from previous tripod constraints. Rapid camera improvements drive me to update personal camera gear about every 3 years. My inner geek hereby recommends the latest portable cameras best for travel.
Join my current photo workshops held in Seattle and international destinations.
More than 170 of my images have been published (click to view or buy) in the following media:
In 2009-2010, I wrote, updated, and published the book “Light Travel: Photography on the Go” which teaches and inspires outdoor photography by revealing the magic of portable digital cameras (order at bottom of page).