Category: film photography

recent roll: Bay Area, CA; Bay Area Day Trip

recent roll: Bay Area, CA; Bay Area Day Trip During my stay in Northern California I made it a point to get out to the Bay so I could visit some locations that had been on my shot list for years. Check out some of the beautiful Northern California coast and a few portraits I […]

recent roll: Hopkins, SC; Congaree National Park w/ Niqueisa

recent roll: Hopkins, SC; Congaree National Park w/ Niqueisa During my previous trip to South Carolina I missed out on shooting with an old friend, so this time around Niqueisa and I had to meet up. I picked Congaree National Park for the location and brought some Portra 400 35mm film and a few old […]

recent roll: Alexandria, VA; Old Town on 35mm film

recent roll: Alexandria, VA; Old Town on 35mm film Since moving to Alexandria, VA I hadn’t taken any photos in Old Town… until a few weeks back! I took advantage of what seemed to be the last days of Fall’s 70-degree weather to wander the cobblestone streets shooting a bunch of film. Old town has […]

Tips for receiving your print

Tips for receiving your first fine art print Here are a few housekeeping tips for receiving your fine art print from TOMSHOTTA.COM: Handling:When handling your print please wear the cotton gloves provided in order to keep any dirt and/or oils from coming in contact with the printed surface. When inspecting the print lay the image […]

recent roll: Denver, CO; Wild Basin Trail/ Tom’s B-Day Retreat

recent roll: Denver, CO; Wild Basin Trail This year for my Birthday we took a trip to Denver, CO. All the photos featured here were all taken during our day trip out to Rocky Mountain National Park. Initially we planned to visit the more popular trails like Dream Lake, Emerald Lake, etc, however due to […]

recent roll: Ocean City, MD; Ocean City Beach & Assateague National Seashore

recent roll: Ocean City, MD; Ocean City Beach & Assateague National Seashore In celebration of a yearly sales goal we hopped up and went to Ocean City, Maryland. A quick getaway for DC residents 3HRS outside the city. Ocean City is apart of Fenwick Island, a huge barrier island off the coasts of Delaware and […]

recent roll: New York, NY; shooting with Leica & Mark de Paola

recent roll: New York, NY; shooting with Leica & Mark de Paola This past April right before the pandemic got bad I had the opportunity to attend a Leica workshop led by photographer Mark de Paola. Not only did he speak on the state of photography in lieu of COVID-19, but also about his general […]

recent roll: Kill Devil Hills, NC; Doing Tourist Shit

recent roll: Kill Devil Hills, NC; Doing Tourist Shit Tourist shit in Kill Devil Hills, NC the “Birthplace of Modern Aviation” about 10 minutes from Nags Head, NC (where Jockey’s Ridge State Park is located). The Airbnb was packed with gear for damn near every water-sport and to top it off, was less than a […]

recent rolls: Moyock, NC; My new friend Butch & his whip

recent rolls: Moyock, NC; My new friend Butch & his whip Shot these during a tater-tot stop @ Sonic in Moyock, NC (right outside the Outer Banks). I was recovering from a vicious hangover and somehow started chatting with this cheery looking man after I noticed him looking at my camera. Turns out his name […]

now booking: July 10 – 14th; Columbia, SC

now booking: July 10 – 14th; Columbia, SC Catch me in Columbia, South Carolina July 10 – 14th! I’ll be continuing my #freeportraitseries, booking mini sessions, and out enjoying the American South. Orangeburg and Charleston are on the list too, so pull up in your city. Be on the lookout for some South Carolina prints […]