Charles A. Thomas Photography

Thank you for your interest in my work. In addition to this website, you can also follow me on Flickr here and Instagram here.

Both in wilderness and in urban areas, I travel frequently and for extended periods of time; in the past decade I've lived for years each in eastern Europe, the remote North Pacific, home in the United States, and I am currently based out of India. Cameras and film are constant companions.

The natural world, and particularly the wilderness landscape, is my main photographic focus, wherever it can still be found. I spent several summers backpacking and mountaineering in the Sierras, the Central Cascades, and the Talkeetna and Alaska ranges, and have gone on countless other excursions around the world into the backcountry; those trips have solidified deep interests in the pure experiences of being in remote and wild lands, as well as concern and admiration for the creatures who inhabit them.

While I use a variety of photographic equipment, I most often employ large format Nikkor lenses on 4x5 and 8x10 field cameras, the Hasselblad V system, and Nikon digital. My most frequently used color films in all formats are Fuji Velvia 50, Fuji Provia 100F, and Kodak Ektar 100. My black and white work is almost exclusively in Ilford Delta 100 and Ilford HP5 Plus. In the darkroom, I primarily use Adox and Ilford black and white developers, TS4 stop baths, and Kodak fixers. All of my prints are on Hahnemuhle archival papers.

A number of galleries in the past several years have shown my photographs, in exhibitions in New York City, Los Angeles, throughout Texas, and the Washington, D.C. metro area.

My images here are all available as prints, however most are limited to editions of 5 or less. Prints are made with archival Hahnemuhle papers and inks that are meant to last hundreds of years. Many of my black and white photographs are printed in a traditional wet darkroom on silver gelatin papers. Each print is signed and numbered on the reverse.

Thanks again for viewing my portfolio and please feel free to contact me here.