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Thomas Wiewandt

Wild Horizons® Productions

Fax: 520-743-4552

Mailing Address: 5757 W. Sweetwater Dr.
City: Tucson
State: AZ
Country: US
Postal Code: 85745



Job Categories: Editor, Photographer, Consultant, Writer, Multimedia, Rights/permissions, Educator, Videographer/Footage

Experienced freelance & assignment natural history & travel photographer/tour leader, international but specializing in American Southwest. Large files devoted to weather, wildlife, flora, islands, fossils . . . featuring close-ups to landscapes. Emphasis on multimedia (incl. HD video), magazine features, stock sales, and panoramic art photography. Also representing coral reef underwater imagery by Barry Brown, with a comprehensive collection of Caribbean photographs from Curacao and Bonaire.

Thomas Wiewandt is a natural history photographer and educational media specialist with an academic background in art and science. He has recently completed a 52-min film, DESERT DREAMS: Celebrating Five Seasons in the Sonoran Desert (www.DesertDreams.Org), which showcases this desert's beauty and biodiversity. The film has been screened in eight film festivals and has won honors in three of them.

Thomas' four films for the National Geographic Society and the BBC earned him an Emmy Nomination in cinematography and a Gold Apple Award. His work has also been featured in many books, calendars, and magazines worldwide, including Audubon, Arizona Highways, OMNI, Smithsonian, National Wildlife, GEO, and publications by the National Geographic Society.

Thomas is an experienced supplier of stock photography and has self-published a series of art cards, three postcard books, and an illustrated guidebook, THE SOUTHWEST INSIDE OUT. His Southwest book has been honored with three gold national book awards and the Best Book Award (across all genres) from the Arizona Book Publishers Association (2003). His latest book, HIDDEN LIFE OF THE DESERT (2010), was published by Mountain Press Publishing Co.

His professional memberships include the Authors Guild, ASMP, ASPP, the International Association of Panoramic Photographers, and the Species Survival Commission of the IUCN. In summer 2006, he participated as an Artist in Residence at Petrified Forest National Park.

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