Thom Ashton has been practicing photography for over fifty years, having built his first darkroom at the age of fourteen. During an enlistment in the United States Air Force, Thom turned his passion for photography into a business by producing portraits of his fellow Airmen for their families. Today the business is primarily involved in the area of commercial photography with an emphasis on Aerial, Architectural / Real Estate, Product and Environmental Portraiture.
Like many other professions, the tools and techniques of the modern photographer are constantly changing and improving. Thom continues to develop and refine his skills by regularly attending workshops, using the latest tools and taking courses taught by the most accomplished photographers in the industry.
Thom also enjoys Nature and Fine Art Photography when time permits. He is an active member of the Professional Photographers of America. His work can be seen on many websites where he has been employed by a diverse clientele.
Thom, a licensed pilot with FAA sUAS (Drone) Certification uses professional high resolution cameras, lenses, lighting and digital editing equipment. His studio includes among other things light tables designed for product photography. A large inventory of portable equipment including drones are used to handle everything from an on-site environmental portrait of the CEO to complete interior, exterior and aerial images of a manufacturing facility.