Pro Instructors of Cleveland
-With more than thirty years’ experience, Thomas Simon has specialized in photo essays, documentary and editorial photography and location portraits.
-He has worked for various distinguished magazines and newspapers. His work has appeared in domestic and international publications and has taken him all around the world, allowing him to capture some incredible photographs.
-Tom specializes mainly in commercial, and industrial assignments.
-Specializes in portraiture, product, and architectural photography.
-Teacher of advanced digital imaging at the University of Akron.
-Clients include a.i. Design, Hype Media, Knott Brake, Rico Equipment, NSL Analytical, Inside Counsel magazine.
-President of the Ohio North Coast chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers.
-Formerly lead photographer for ad agency McDougall Associates in Boston, shooting for national advertising campaigns.
- Member of Model Mayhem and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), ID 264711.
- Known for boudoir shoots, events, family photography and product photography
- Lifelong Photographer
- Worked for newspapers and has had images that ran in more than 1,700 newspapers
- Worked at The Chronicle
- Photographed Rock bands including: Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Heart and about 60 more.
- Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize
- Opened his own commercial Photography studio including clients like Parker Hannifin, Eaton and Invacare
- Taught photography at Virginia Marti and the Brecksville center for the Arts.
- Specializes in corporate, industrial, and animal photography
- Clients include Pickens Plastics, Telxon, Diebold, BF Goodrich, Goodyear, Progressive Insurance, Summa Health Care, Smuckers, Eaton Corporation, Metro General Hospital, Cleveland Zoo, and ICI
- Adds an extra touch with special effects and digital effects, both in-camera and in Photoshop
- Location Lighting Specialist
-Specializes in fine art nature and landscape photography throughout Ohio and across America.
-Photography Instructor at Columbus State Community College.
-Workshop Instructor at Ohio Valley Photographic Workshops.