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Thomas Slatin was born and raised in New York City, and started writing and taking photos at the age of eight. In 1996, he designed and published his very own website. He has been employed as a writer, photographer, and website designer in various capacities since age 18.
In July 1998, Slatin became a certified Emergency Medical Technician, then in 2001, he became a certified Firefighter. Slatin served 18 years in the fire service, pursuing a career in the fire service for 18 years. Slatin left the fire and EMS service in 2016, shortly after being promoted to the rank of Fire & EMS Lieutenant, to pursue a lifelong dream of being a self-employed writer and photographer.
Slatin is currently a contributing photographer for 500px.com, Canva.com, and Getty Images. His writing focuses on his unique life experiences, while his photography focuses on abandoned locations, and adventure photography.
The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by The Mountain Eagle Newspaper on February 21, 2020, Page A9. Urban Exploration photographer, Thomas Wilson Pratt Slatin re-turned to ‘The Eagles Nest’ in Stamford, New York to obtain some of the last remaining photographs of the property. The property was home to a Stamford, New York native, namely Ned Buntline. It was once an inn belonging to the group of well-known inns that once provided a reason that the Catskills were a well-visited travel destination in its heyday. It was February of 2018 that Thomas W.P. Slatin revisited the property to obtain both exterior photographs of the home utilizing film, and photographs of the interior of the […]
The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on December 3, 2019. Photographer and writer Thomas W.P. Slatin, inspired by his parents and friends Charles Kuralt, Allen Ginsberg and Judith Edelman. During a recent interview with Thomas Slatin, he discussed the impact which growing up on Bank Street in Greenwich Village of Manhattan has had on his life. His father, Dr. Harvey L. Slatin purchased an apartment building on Bank Street in Manhattan, where Thomas grew up in the 80’s. The Slatin family’s neighbors were most definitely also inspirational people, who were doing what they loved for a living. This certainly helped to form a young Slatin, who to this day holds a belief […]
The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on October 13, 2019. This article also appeared on Fooshya.com. Accomplished photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin publishes an art photography book focusing on some of his best work spanning a decade. A unique, technically stunning, urban exploration, art photography book entitled, “Entropy” is now available online through Amazon.com and Blurb.com, thanks to writer and photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin. Thomas Slatin is known for his unique photography and his contributions as an engaging writer on his award winning blog, www.tomslatin.com. His art photography book, “Entropy” contains approximately 100 photographs. The photographs were hand selected by Slatin, after deciding upon his “top picks” out of “literally thousands of possible […]
“Please tune in this Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 at 4 P.M. to my show “That’s What She Said“, when my special guest will be Thomas W.P. Slatin, photographer and writer. Mr. Slatin is an extraordinary photographer and writer whose talents were recognized and encouraged at an early age, especially by his father, the genius scientist Dr. Harvey Slatin, and always fearlessly supported by his mother the Former Mayor of Stamford Anne Pratt Slatin. Mr. Slatin’s photography is outstanding as is his written word. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear a true artist speak about his work. If you would like to chat with Thomas on his work during the interview, please call in to 607-326-3913.” —Melody DiGregorio, WIOX Radio WIOXradio.org
Buy It Now At AmazonFull-Size Version | Half-Size Version A fascinating glimpse into places that were left behind, abandoned, or simply forgotten about. Take a tour to many long-forgotten places that people rarely ever think about, and never visit. (114 Pages) What others are saying about Entropy… This book is full of fantastic views and excellent photos. Well worth the price. Each photo will make you stop and think.” Incredible collection of photographs that say so much more than words could tell the story. The author’s eye is excellent. Thomas Slatin is indeed a genius! Don’t miss this one! Great investment that you will not regret. Dick Woodhouse Thomas Slatin is a talented photographer and this is definitely evident in […]
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