Tom Till

“I’ve used Singh-Ray Rowell graduated NDs on a huge number of my signature images. As I look through my gallery, I see image after image that would not have been possible without these filters.”


 
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Tom is one of America's most published landscape and nature photographers. Over 250,000 of his images have appeared in print since 1977, including features by National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times, Outside Magazine, Canon Copiers, Delta Airlines, The New Yorker Magazine, Life Magazine, Browntrout Calendars, Eastman Kodak, Reader's Digest, Rand McNally, MGM, Arizona Highways, Lonely Planet and many others. Tom is a regular contributor to Outdoor Photographer Magazine. 

Tom’s extensive library of fine art photography depicts landscape, nature, history, and travel subjects worldwide, including all 50 states and 104 countries overseas.

“I feel very lucky and blessed to spend my life in the World's most beautiful places. Although I get a great deal of personal satisfaction and fun from my work, photography is really about sharing what you are experiencing with others"

Profiles about Tom have appeared in Backpacker Magazine, Outdoor Photographer Magazine, Camera & Darkroom Magazine and many other publications.  He received the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) award for landscape photography in 1994, was named Photographer of the Year by Arizona Highways Magazine in 1996 and has been designated one of the ten greatest landscape photographers by Nature's Best Magazine. In 2006, Tom received the prestigious NANPA Fellow Award for 20 years of excellence in nature photography, one of only a few landscape photographers to receive the honor, and the only Utahan. Featured in the book World's Best Photographers: Landscape, Tom is also the sole photographer for over 30 books. His latest, Photographing the World, A Guide to Photographing 201 of the Most World's Most Scenic Landscapes received a Ben Frankin Book Award in 2013.

Most recently, Tom received the Utah Governor's Mansion Art Award, the only landscape photographer ever to do so, and was honored by his college alma mater, Iowa State University, as the Utah representative for a photo exhibit of 50 ISU graduates. This time Tom was the subject of the photo, and not behind the camera.  

A 40-year resident of Moab, Utah, om has one of the largest photo libraries in existence of the American Southwest. Numerous conservation and environmental groups have used his photos to galvanize support and illustrate their publications – and he received special awards from The Nature Conservancy in 1998 and 2011. 

Tom’s other interests are movies, baseball, the Beach Boys, cosmology, rock and roll and the television series Lost, among others.  An avid musician and music lover, Till was inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.  He lives part time in Moab, Utah and also in Telluride, Colorado with companion Nancy Anderson.  

"I love my job, I love Utah, and my fervent hope is that my images will lead to a deeper appreciation for the natural world and Utah’s singular portion of it."