The end of the road ~ © Tom Freda Photography
“We don't take pictures with our cameras, we take them with our hearts and we take them with our minds, and the camera is nothing more than a tool.” ~ Arnold Newman
▇ Welcome to my Flickr photo gallery.
I've been a photographer since I was 8 years old - starting out with my grandmother's Kodak Brownie Junior shooting 620 B&W, then evolving to my first SLR, a Pentax Spotmatic when I was 14.
Right around then, I sold my first shot to a local newspaper. I was hooked - and a camera hasn't been too far from my side since then.
For most of the last three decades, I've worked in a variety of photographic fields: Advertising, editorial, catalog, news, stock, all of which I still do - however, family and other business and volunteer interests have me doing less and less these days.
Although I use a full-frame DSLR system for landscapes and studio, I always carry one of a variety of compact cameras I own - like my Olympus E-PL2 - everywhere I go. So mostly, my Flickr site is personal material from those cameras. However, on my web and 500px sites, I have more images relating to work.
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▇ COPYRIGHT NOTICE:
All my images appearing here are copyrighted and may not be published or used for any purposes without my permission.
Please note: I don't provide images to commercial clients for free or just a photo credit (don't even ask!). However, I do make exceptions for non-profit charities that can prove their charitable status.
Photos of view[ ¤ ]finder (6)
- Flickrs absolute finest - Invitation Only Group 556 photos, 39 members
- The Infrared Gallery 4,403 photos, 136 members
- Olympus Infrared Converted Cameras 37 photos, 3 members
- Artistic Infrared 12,514 photos, 617 members
- Seascape Central 34,063 photos, 3,327 members
- Atlantic Canada 62,441 photos, 1,300 members
- Nikon fx Portrait Group 2,073 photos, 171 members
- Nikon FX Full Frame 20,423 photos, 417 members
- Nikon D610 FX - Full Frame 8,743 photos, 604 members
- Small Camera Big Picture 33,148 photos, 1,183 members
- LifePixel - Infrared Converted Camera Group / Kolari Vision - In 550 photos, 90 members
- We love planes 451,794 photos, 4,090 members
- Boeing 737 95,681 photos, 1,695 members
- Aircraft: Inside Commercial Airliners 10,508 photos, 1,144 members
- Inside the plane 11,435 photos, 1,128 members
- Candid in Canada 3,225 photos, 283 members
- Winter In Canada 4,470 photos, 291 members
- Niagara Enscarpment 779 photos, 55 members
- Canada's Thunderstorms 2,935 photos, 373 members
- Canada on Flickr 201 photos, 34 members
- Nikon D610 - Official 28,756 photos, 1,531 members
- PEN E-PL1/PL2 Daily shots 2,243 photos, 118 members
- I Use Olympus Cameras 117,037 photos, 1,523 members
- Olympus Micro 4/3 Cameras With a Prime Lens. 9,388 photos, 421 members
- Olympus E-PL1-3/E-PM1 North American Shooters 4,098 photos, 373 members
- FIRE FIRE FIRE 66,592 photos, 16,570 members
- Fire Pictures 11,609 photos, 689 members
- Rick Mercer's Rejects 12 photos, 3 members
- Computer Composite 341 photos, 42 members
- Showcase: Landscape and Monuments 3,632 photos, 235 members
- Retouches in Photoshop 23,935 photos, 2,703 members
- Exposure blending / Image stacking 1,619 photos, 137 members
- *Winter MADNESS* 38,231 photos, 3,677 members
- Bay Street, Toronto 2,026 photos, 173 members
- Outdoor Photography Canada 17,169 photos, 464 members
- Beautiful Canada 52,470 photos, 1,368 members
- Canada's Best Shots 3,037 photos, 1,084 members
- Car Light Trails At Night 7,614 photos, 2,265 members
- Flags - from countries all around the World... 19,383 photos, 4,445 members
- Flags, Flags, Flags 10,568 photos, 2,277 members
- FLAGS FLYING ON FLAGPOLES 156 photos, 14 members
- Nikon CLS 25,837 photos, 7,912 members
- Mu-43.com - Micro Four Thirds User Group 57,093 photos, 846 members
- Olympus Camera Photography: No more than 15 pics a day thank you 111,679 photos, 1,525 members
- Micro Four Thirds Mono 9,322 photos, 287 members
- Misty, Mysterious and Beautiful: Fine Landscape Art 15,784 photos, 1,502 members
- Olympus Pen E-PL1 Users Group 14,341 photos, 405 members
- Olympus Pen 7,930 photos, 240 members
- Micro Four Thirds 4/3 System 91,460 photos, 1,167 members
- Olympus PEN Users Club 3,193 photos, 106 members
""Wow! A truly awesome photostream and well worth the time for anyone to spend going through it. Tom's photos are vibrant and inspiring and his captions and descriptions are always informative and entertaining. He even helped when I emailed him for advice on how to process HDR!
Thanks! Keep up the amazing work!""
November 26th, 2013
- January 2008
- I am:
- Male and Taken
- Photographer, designer, copy-editor, writer, democracy activist.
- Tom Freda Photography