Tom has volunteered to use his talents on behalf of GMF, capturing images that evoke a sense of place and the forest’s unique biodiversity.
GMF is grateful for this gift to see the forest come alive in a different way, through Tom’s camera lens. We’ll be working with Tom to share his images with you.
A professional nature photographer for over 40 years, Tom Blagden has concentrated his work primarily on Maine, South Carolina, Costa Rica, and more recently the Grand Canyon.
Tom’s photographs have appeared in most national conservation calendars, as well as in numerous exhibits and magazines, including gracing the covers of Smithsonian, Audubon, Outdoor Photographer, Nature Conservancy, and Sierra.
Tom’s photographs, writing, and presentations are devoted to land protection and conservation issues.
He has produced ten books, the last three of which on Acadia and the Grand Canyon National Parks, won national book awards.
Tom has served on the boards of The Nature Conservancy of SC and the Lowcountry Land Trust. Tom is a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers and the North American Nature Photography Association. Tom is a graduate of The Hotchkiss School, CT, and Harvard University. He lives in Lakeville, CT, with his wife, Lynn. They have a daughter, Sarah, in Dallas, Texas.