Thom Carroll is a commercial and documentary photographer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His formal studies include photojournalism as well as documentary and portrait photography at Temple University. He is devoutly intrigued by people doing what they do, which is the central focus of his work.
The intrinsic human element of living, interacting, creating and loving is what he strives show in his photography. In photographing the subtle intricacies of life, they become bold, speak truth, and entice thought. Thom hopes that his photographs will contribute to the overall understanding of those living in cultural difference.
Thom is largely influenced by the simple things in life: kindness, morals, and the occasional smile from a stranger. He strives to maintain a healthy and positive lifestyle through his love of exploring and learning, biking, climbing and nature. He uses photography as a tool to initiate communication, provoke thought, and express a point of reference for the experiences he values.