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Thomas Slatin

My name is Thomas Slatin, and I have been continuously self-employed as a writer, photographer, and website designer since July of 1998.


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Press and media coverage include Patch.com, MSN, The Mountain Eagle Newspaper, Broadway World, The Lincoln County News, WIOX Radio, A Time And A Place Magazine, The Delaware County Times, The Oneonta Daily Star, and Yahoo News.

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This blog has 3,269 posts, 10 pages, 670 drafts, 24,640 comments (0 comments awaiting moderation, and 24,603 approved comments), 21 categories, 175 tags, 540,795 total written words.


Due to the nature of my work, my schedule is often unpredictable and changes constantly (usually at a moments notice). Please email me with any questions, concerns, comments, press inquiries, etc. My email address is tom@tomslatin.com.  Please do not call or text me unless it is absolutely necessary.

Photographer Thomas Slatin, Model Makayla Martinez In Burlington

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on October 17, 2020. Adventure Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin and model Makayla Martinez team up once again to explore Burlington, Vermont. Burlington, Vermont is a city often visited in the summer and spring, yet also in the winter with given the city’s art based community, as well as the close proximity to Canada’s border, specifically Montreal. Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin, as part of the weekly “Travel Series Throughout Vermont,” visited the intriguing and special city this past week, along with Makayla Martinez to show its beauty and intrigue through photographs. Slatin states, “I had asked around upon moving to Vermont about some of the most photogenic […]

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Thomas Slatin: From Public Servant to Writing Legend

The following article was written by Amelia Desertsong, and was originally published on her blog on October 12, 2020. Have you ever heard of someone who spent eighteen years in public service as an EMT and firefighter moving into a creative field? Certainly, this is a rare feat, and Thomas Slatin has done this admirably. At the same time he began work as an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) in Stamford, New York, Thomas also began his website: TomSlatin.com. Twenty-two years later, it’s alive and well featuring Thomas’s writing, photography, and web design exploits. In addition to his tireless work as a public servant for multiple fire departments in New York State, Thomas has worked freelance as a writer, photographer, and […]

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Photographer Thomas Slatin Teams Up With Model Makayla Martinez

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on October 10, 2020. This past week, renowned photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin teamed up with model, Makayla Martinez for a photo shoot in Middletown Springs. Renowned adventure and nature photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin, paired up with model Makayla Martinez to capture the beauty of Vermont through their images, depicting the beauty of Vermont in the fall. Vermont is a beautiful state, with a lot of natural beauty found most everywhere one looks – this is a statement of general consensus that most all can wholeheartedly agree upon. The photographs were taken on Thomas Slatin’s property in Middletown Springs, Vermont. “I used the Poultney River for the […]

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Thomas Slatin’s Beloved Macaw Picture On iStock By Getty Images

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on October 8, 2020. Favorite photographs from renowned photographer, Thomas W.P. Slatin, this week’s “Year in Review.” Known adventure, wildlife and portrait photographer, Thomas W.P. Slatin definitely has his “favorite photographs of all time” from his repertoire of photographs which he has taken over the years. Resuming Slatin’s “Decade in Review” this week, we happen to have a photograph of Slatin’s that is part of his collection on iStock by Getty Images. During the last quarter of 2018, his stunning macaw picture, among others, was one of the photographs responsible for his inclusion as an iStock by Getty Images contributor. The photograph is of a perched […]

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Photographer Drawn To Reside In Vermont Due To Beauty & Intrigue

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on October 1, 2020, and later republished by News Break. Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin on Middletown Springs, VT. Slatin became more fascinated with Vermont after learning about his ancestors. Recently, renowned photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin relocated to Vermont, after spending the last decade learning about his ancestors who hailed from Middletown Springs, Vermont. Slatin stated in a recent interview, “I now reside in Middletown Springs. For more than 10 years, my mother, Anne Pratt Slatin, has been coming here during the summers to research her family history with her 4th cousin, Alice Blakely Marsh, who is from Jericho. My mom and dad, the late Harvey L. […]

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Adventure Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin’s Weekly Review

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on September 25, 2020, and later republished by News Break. Renowned Getty Images contributor, Thomas Slatin shares some highlights of his photography work spanning the last decade. Accomplished urban exploration, and adventure photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin continues to share his passion for photography this week, as he discusses his most memorable photographs of 2014. Next week, Slatin’s work and the weekly article will be focused on Vermont, and the amazing level of beauty found here, which he is documenting through his stunning photography. Not only is Slatin passionate about urban exploration and adventure photography, he shares that same love and dedication for photographing people and animals […]

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Thomas W.P. Slatin Discusses Memorable Work Spanning the Decade

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on September 17, 2020. Thomas W.P. Slatin Discusses Memorable Work Spanning the Decade Thomas Wilson Pratt Slatin is a well-known photographer and writer, whose work in photography ranges from interesting urban exploration and adventure photography to beautiful landscape photographs and portraits. During this week’s interview with Thomas Slatin he recaps his photographs which have stood the test of time, representing some of his most memorable work to date. This week he discusses photography shoots from 2013 for his decade in review. Each week, on Thursday, some of Slatin’s most interesting and beautiful work will be reviewed and discussed. Slatin states, “My most memorable photo shoot from […]

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Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin’s “Year In Review”

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on September 10, 2020, then later republished on News Break. Each week, spanning the last decade, Thomas W.P. Slatin provides insight on photographs deemed to be his favorite and most interesting. Continuing the weekly “year in review” of renowned photographer Thomas Slatin’s work, looking back on 2012, it is a year of beautiful landscape photographs, as well as some interesting and unique urban exploration photography. When asked about his favorite photo shoot from the year, Slatin did not hesitate to respond, he recalls photographs of a house in Stamford, New York, on the corner of Academy and Main Street. Slatin states, “The house itself is historic, […]

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Thomas W.P. Slatin Discusses Some of his Most Epic Photography

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on September 3, 2020. Thomas Slatin discusses some of his favorite portraits and adventure photography, providing technical insight as well. Thomas Slatin, continuing a decade of his photography in review, reflects back on 2011 to discuss his photography of abandoned resorts, and as well as to reflect on his portrait photography of musicians and their dog. Through his discussions of some of his favorite photography shoots, spanning the last decade; other photographers on the rise can also gain some valuable insight as he scans the decade for some of his favorite photographs, as well as great memories through his work as an adventure photographer. Thomas W.P. […]

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The Magical Wordplay of One Thomas W.P. Slatin

The following article was written by Amelia Desertsong and was originally published by Content Revival on August 29, 2020. As someone who has been blogging on and off since 2003, and more seriously since 2008, I have read quite a few beautiful posts over the years. But, in July 2020, I came across perhaps one of the most stunning pieces I’ve ever come across in my decades on the internet. A good man by the name of Thomas W.P. Slatin offered a link to one of his own favorite pieces of his, called “A Little Ghost for the Offering.” The piece talked about Thomas and his favorite tree from his childhood. It was his safe place, his inspiration, and sadly, […]

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Adventure Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin On Urban X Photography

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on August 27, 2020. The article was later mentioned on News Break. Thomas W.P. Slatin discusses his favorite Urban Exploration photographs from the past decade, beginning with an abandoned home, vintage car Thomas W.P. Slatin, a renowned urban exploration, and adventure photographer is recapping the past decade of his photography work, selecting some of his best work from each year to share with the readers on Patch, on a weekly basis. He is also known for his stunning landscape and portrait photography, which will be featured as well in the forthcoming weeks. Each Thursday, Slatin will share some insight, as well his actual photographs from each […]

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A Decade of Photography in Review Featuring Thomas W.P. Slatin

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on August 24, 2020. Adventure Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin’s Photography Work To Be Highlighted Weekly, Beginning August 28 Thomas W.P Slatin is a well-known master photographer, who takes photographs of otherwise abandoned properties and historic places, in the hopes of restoration. His landscape and portrait photographs often include wildlife, as he has an innate ability to get close enough to them to take photographs, without disturbing them in their natural environments. Speaking of urban exploration photography, Slatin appreciates photographing industrial properties given that they are similar to some of the sites that he and his father, the late Dr. Harvey L. Slatin (an American physicist and […]

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Stunning Photography Changes Lives

The following article was written by Amelia Desertsong and was originally published by Content Revival on August 24, 2020. Thomas Slatin is a master photographer who specializes in adventure photography and urban exploration. In particular, Thomas explores abandoned buildings to record them as they are and to record the history of those buildings. He is also an avid nature lover and photographer of landscapes and wildlife. Recently, I caught up with Thomas about his experiences and achievements with major photography agencies such as Canva and Getty Images. We also talk about one of his all-time favorite abandoned building photoshoot adventures. “It is society that teaches us to focus upon the end result, the finished product, the pinnacle of completion. Yet […]

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Adventure Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin: The Adler Hotel

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on August 24, 2020. Adventure Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin Discusses his Photography Work Featuring The Adler Hotel The Adler Hotel, also known as “Hotel Adler” was open to the public from 1929 until 2004, by different owners who were also the hotel operators. Originally Louis Adler built it and operated it, until selling it to Bernard and Hilda Wieder purchased it in 1951. Thomas W.P. Slatin, a renowned urban exploration, adventure, landscape and portrait photographer (of humans and animals) took a day in 2011 to document the historic hotel with the hopes that one day the hotel would be restored to its original glory and splendor. […]

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The Poetic Nonfiction And Photography (Plus Web Design) Of Tom Slatin

This post was originally published by thephoenixdesertsong.com on August 12, 2020. As I’m wont to do every day, I ran one of my typical morning threads on Twitter. Typically, they are of the #writerslift variety. My hope with these sorts of threads is to promote a wide range of authors, bloggers, creatives, and other content creators. I’ve met so many amazing and incredible talents in the past decade on my favorite social network. But, no one has inspired me the way that writer, photographer, and web designer extraordinaire Tom Slatin has. There was no way I could’ve known from following that link in response to my writer’s lift that day who I would end up meeting. I’ve never met a […]

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Last Remaining Photos Taken Of The Historic ‘Eagle’s Nest’ Inn

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by The Mountain Eagle Newspaper on February 21, 2020, Page A9. [PDF Copy Of Article] 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 […]

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Growing Up on Bank Street – Thomas Slatin Inspired By His Roots

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 […]

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Art Photography Book, “Entropy” Focuses on Urban Exploration

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 […]

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Praise For ‘Entropy’

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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Writer And Photographer Thomas Slatin – Write What You Love

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on August 6, 2019. A recent interview with writer and photographer, Thomas Slatin to encourage readers and writers. A question which is asked of most children, and one most adults can remember being asked as a child is as follows, and it is a question that Thomas W.P. Slatin took seriously when asked at the age of eight. Thomas Slatin recommends that anyone with an interest in writing should, “write what you love, write about what inspires you the most.” Slatin recalls his eight year old self, remembering this question posed to him at this young age. The person who asked such a question is a […]

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Stamford Veteran And Army Physicist Recalls Involvement In ‘Manhattan Project’

The following article was written by M. K. Moynahan, and was published in The Mountain Eagle, in Stamford, New York, USA, on December 4, 2008.(Photograph taken by Thomas Slatin.) STAMFORD, NEW YORK – Few people know village of Stamford has a true connection to the past by virtue of one of its residents, Dr. Harvey Slatin. In 1942, Slatin was tapped by J. Robert Oppenheimer to participate in the “Manhattan Project”. With the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day approaching, it is an appropriate time to reflect on the contributions of this Army veteran and his recollections of the time and his involvement in the project. On December 7, 1941, Japanese submarines and carrier-based planes attached the U.S. Pacific fleet at […]

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Remembering The Westholm

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published in the July 2019 edition of A Time And A Place Magazine. Opening its doors in the late 19th century, and in operation for most of the 20th century, The Westholm Hotel definitely has earned its place in history. The Westholm Hotel was located on Main Street in Stamford, nestled among the Catskill Mountains, Lake Utsayantha, and Mt. Utsayantha, which represent part of the natural beauty of Stamford. The Westholm Hotel was one of many hotels and resorts in the area which thrived during their heyday. The Westholm Hotel was located in close proximity to a railroad station, making it one of the top travel destinations in the […]

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Third Floor Hallway

The Importance Of Urban Exploration Photography To Document History

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on June 25, 2019. Photographer Thomas Slatin discusses the Westholm Hotel and how photographs of properties help to preserve history. A recent interview with urban exploration photographer and writer, Thomas W.P. Slatin explores the important purposeful reasons behind a genre of photography known as “urban exploration.” There is a lot involved to photograph properties, many of which have been unoccupied for years. Slatin often photographs properties that have historical significance. The Westholm Hotel located in Stamford, New York is a property that Slatin recently photographed, after the property remained dormant for approximately 20 years. Urban exploration photographers know that there is interest in their work from […]

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Hotel Owner Discusses Intriguing History of The Westholm Hotel

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on April 18, 2019. Victoria Filonenko plans to restore The Westholm Hotel to a healing center with beautiful gardens. This is a historic property in Stamford. Victoria Filonenko, owner of The Westholm Hotel, has plans of restoring the historic property to a healing center. In a recent interview, Filonenko discussed her initial interest in the property, namely the remarkable history which lead to her desire and willingness to restore it as the new owner. “I am fascinated by the beauty and the history of this hotel. When I visited the property initially I sensed warmth, love and maybe even the mystery.” She continued, “when I saw […]

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Urban Exploration Photographer Discusses B & O Railroad Museum

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Patch.com on April 3, 2019. Renowned photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin plans to honor B & O Railroad Museum and Ellicott Station through his work. American photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin has a passion for urban exploration and locomotive photography, and this love for locomotives is taking him to Baltimore to photograph historic railway sites. His work in photography has led to the restoration of previously abandoned properties and locomotives. Having picked up his first camera at the age of eight which was a gift from his father, Dr. Harvey L. Slatin, Thomas Slatin photographs what he loves, and that includes the many railway stations and locomotives, to include […]

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From Fighting Fires to Writing Prose, How One Former EMS Lieutenant is Changing the Norm

The following article was written by Alexandra Fasulo, and was originally published by London Post on March 9, 2019. It’s not every day that you hear about a public servant, specifically a firefighter, moving into a creative field post-service. Firefighting takes an incredible amount of strength, sacrifice, and focus to ensure people are protected, and in some cases, saved at the expense of the firefighter’s life. It’s an admiral position that not many people in society are prepared to serve as, which is why we are all always so grateful for these brave individuals. Well, one firefighter and former EMS Lieutenant in the Albany, New York region is demonstrating that using public servant experience can be the perfect platform for […]

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Thomas W. P. Slatin Has A Few Tips On Photography And Writing For You

The following article was written by Peter Jackson, and was originally published by Foreign Policy on March 1, 2019. While having a 9 to 5 job might be considered as a stable and risk-free way to acquire monthly income, being self-employed has more than a few benefits over it. Now, while running your own business or doing freelance jobs is not as simple and requires a lot of effort and time to be put in you still get a lot of freedom compared to being someone’s regular employee and you are the one who gets to decide on the next business move. In the past few decades internet has had a huge effect on our society, and although there are […]

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Thomas W. P. Slatin – An Urban Adventurer, Writer, And Photographer

The following article was written by Petar Mikonoss, and was originally published by The Frisky on February 28, 2019. There is one thing we can all agree – although our society is constantly developing it seems that certain things are falling behind, and stable employment is one of those. The unemployment rates throughout Western countries have been higher than in the past few decades, and that is not a good trend to keep up with. The USA is an excellent example of people having trouble to keep their 9 to 5 job and provide for their family each and every month. On the other hand, innovations and self-developed businesses are on the rise as people try to materialize their skills. An […]

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Planting Native Milkweed and Wildflowers to Help Monarch Butterflies Thrive

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by The Lincoln County News on February 19, 2019. Last fall, when photographer Thomas Slatin and his fiancee, Angie Conklin, visited the Midcoast region of Maine, they and other tourists encountered what the lighthouse keeper referred to as an “uncharacteristically late in the season” sighting of monarch butterflies, during a time frame which approached mid-October. “We were waiting to climb to the top of the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and the gentleman in charge of the lighthouse, who saw my camera, said, paraphrasing, you may want to step outside and take some photographs of the beautiful monarchs. So we did,” Slatin said. Slatin, Conklin, and many other visitors at […]

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Meet The Blogger

The following interview was conceived by Bryoni Burns at bryoniburnsblog.com. Introduce yourself, why did you start blogging?I started creating websites in 1996, and by 1998 I had landed a job in IT. For many years, I created websites in HTML using a variety of software suites. As time went on, my sites grew to massive sizes, making maintenance and organization a nightmare. Eventually, I migrated the content to a modern content management system, which is now referred to as a blog. How did you come up with your blog name?I just used my name, Tom Slatin. I wanted something that would be easily identifiable as being mine, and something that nobody could ever reasonably claim as their own trademark. What […]

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Photographer Discusses Finding True Talents And Purpose

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on January 28, 2019. Thomas Slatin Discusses his work process throughout the years, as both a writer and a photographer. Years ago, established writer and photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin made a commitment to himself to “always remain certain in the pursuit of work which he loves to do, in the areas of his true talents.” Slatin conveys appreciation to one of his significant sources of inspiration, his late father Dr. Harvey L. Slatin. In a recent interview with Thomas Slatin, certain obvious truths readily present themselves – a passion for his work and a high level of gratitude conveyed by Slatin, due in part to the encouragement […]

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Thomas W.P. Slatin’s Photographs Now On iStock

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on January 28, 2019. Landscape, urban exploration, locomotive, animal and nature photographer Thomas Slatin is now featured on iStock by Getty Images. Thomas W.P. Slatin, known for his urban exploration, nature and locomotive photography is now a contributor for iStock by Getty Images. His work is available on iStock’s website for licensing and utilization by entrepreneurs, designers and all who would like to appreciate and benefit from utilizing his stunning photography work. The photographs available on iStock from Slatin’s collection include images entitled “Winter Fog Over Indian Lake,” “Fiddlehead,” “Only Angels Get a Better View,” “Peacock,” “Tree in a Heavy Fog,” “You Came Back and I Was […]

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Thomas Slatin Is Career EMT

This article was written by Nelson Bradshaw, and was published in The Delaware County Times, in Delhi, New York, USA, on March 10, 2000.  The photograph was also taken by Nelson Bradshaw at the time of the interview. The paper ceased operation in July of 2016, after 35 years. Thomas Slatin has chosen to be a career EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), and has the character required for the profession. He brings dedication, compassion, courage, stamina and training to his EMT role with the Hobart Fire Department. Slatin, twenty years old, has been a licensed EMT for two years. Like other members of rescue squads in Delaware County, he does this work as a volunteer. Also like other emergency squad people, […]

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New York Central System

A Dedication, Passion And A Love For Photography

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on December 23, 2018. Thomas W.P. Slatin has had a camera in hand since the age of eight. His images will now also be on iStock by Getty Images. In a recent interview with accomplished photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin, he took some time to highlight some of his favorite work throughout the years. He describes his love for photography and writing as talents and abilities which stem from “self-motivation, fueled by a passion, dedication and love to create in the form of capturing beautiful and interesting imagery.” Having state of the art camera equipment is great, paraphrasing Slatin, yet “it’s not the camera nor the equipment that […]

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Thomas W.P. Slatin Photography

The  photograph below is entitled “New York State of Mind.”

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The Versatility and Talent of Photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin

Areas of interest and specialization: Landscape, Animals and Nature, Locomotive Photography and Urban Exploration

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Hope For Restoration Of The Westholm Hotel

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on November 13, 2018. Thomas W.P. Slatin photographs the historic Westholm Hotel of the Catskills, located in Stamford, New York. In the late 1800’s The Westholm Hotel opened its doors to become known as one of the most intriguing and majestic hotels in the Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York. Closing its doors in the late 1990’s, many have speculated as to when the once iconic hotel might open its doors again. According to photographer Thomas Slatin, having been given exclusive access to photograph the property, he indicates that the current owners have conveyed to him that they have hopes of restoring the property to its original […]

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The Beauty Of Maine

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on October 30, 2018. Through his travels, writer and photographer Thomas W.P. Slatin documents the beauty and intrigue of Maine through his photographs. Upon a recent visit in October of this year, photographer, writer and influencer Thomas W. P. Slatin photographed numerous beautiful landscape images from various cities in Maine, to include Acadia National Park. Upon Slatin’s visit to Maine, he and his fiancée, Angie Conklin choose to visit the lowland region of Acadia National Park, where they encountered beautiful monarch butterflies during their visit. He stated, “It has always been my style to head directly for the top of the mountains, ever since I was a […]

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Thomas Slatin Interview On WIOX

“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

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Creatives: The Importance of Making Social Media a Part of Your Workflow

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Reddit on October 13, 2018. As a published photographer and writer, and a social media influencer who has gained hundreds of thousands followers organically throughout the years, Thomas W.P. Slatin knows the importance of making social media a crucial part of one’s workflow, especially when working as a creative, whether it be as an artist, photographer, talent in the TV/Film industry, or as an entrepreneur. Slatin states, “My photographs are posted to Instagram and Flickr as soon as they are produced. A new blog post is added to my blog at TomSlatin.com every single day at the same time, 9 a.m. EST. Continuing, “as soon as a post […]

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Stay True, Perspective From An American Writer And Photographer

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on September 14, 2018. Thomas W.P. Slatin discusses the importance of pursuing one’s true talents and abilities, and “staying true” in doing work one loves. Thomas W.P. Slatin is a name that some know from social media, where he reaches hundreds of thousands of people in his online audience through his writing and photography. He is known by industry peers as having an “innate ability to bring life to previously abandoned places throughout the world.” He documents abandoned buildings, through his photographs and this translates into an “ability to breathe life into buildings and locations that would be otherwise forgotten,” according to industry peers. Thomas Slatin stated […]

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Maintaining Authenticity In Creative Pursuits

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, featured by Patch.com on September 19, 2018 by national editor Rick Uldricks, and then published again on Yahoo News. Thomas W.P. Slatin discusses the importance of choosing a career path based on one’s interest and passions, and how to make that viable. Thomas W.P. Slatin is published writer and photographer who maintains the importance of staying true to one’s passions and demonstrating how others can truly make a career in photography viable. His photography work is licensed through platforms such as Canva.com and 500px.com. In terms of truly doing work one loves, and being authentic in perpetuation of that work, Slatin states, “there are a lot of very perceptive people in society […]

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Thomas Slatin & Harvey Slatin

An Artist and a Scientist – A Focus on Unity and Inspiration

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on August 30, 2018, and MSN on August 31, 2018. Photographer, and writer Thomas W. P. Slatin discusses a passion for photography, which he shared with his father, Dr. Harvey L. Slatin. “My father used to tell me that you either do good work or you don’t do it at all. I was raised to believe that quality, doing the right thing and personal responsibility, as well as acceptance of others is most important,” recalls Thomas W. P. Slatin, son of Dr. Harvey L. Slatin and Anne P. Slatin. Slatin continued in a recent interview to state, “My father was a scientist and inventor, a local celebrity, […]

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Photographer’s Work Leads To Hope for Restoration of Locomotive

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on August 7, 2018. Thomas W.P. Slatin, based in Upstate New York focuses on urban exploration photography. This has lead to restoration. Thomas W.P. Slatin is a lifelong writer and photographer, since around the age of eight. Slatin is also a prior 17 year firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). He began to incorporate more of a focus on photography into his life when he chose to transition his work to become a full-time writer and photographer. He recalls much of his early photography work “revolving around his work schedule as an EMT and a firefighter,” when his location scouting would be simply recognizing various locations of […]

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Thomas W.P. Slatin – True Talent Realized at a Young Age

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on August 2, 2018. Thomas Slatin, photographer and writer discusses how his talents were revealed at a young age, encouraging all to follow their dreams. Thomas W.P. Slatin, a published urban exploration photographer and writer, stated in a recent interview that his interests and talents in writing and photography were revealed by the age of eight. In this inspiring interview, he encourages others to “follow their dreams.” Continuing, “few know that my father, a scientist by profession, was passionate about photography. When I was eight, my father gifted me a basic 35 mm film camera. It had the most basic settings, and utilized 100 or 400 ISO […]

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Thomas Slatin, Master Photographer Discusses Inspiration

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on Patch.com on August 1, 2018. Thomas W.P. Slatin, a social media influencer, writer and photographer discusses how his most amazing experiences in life are documented. “My most amazing, epic and most adventurous experiences get documented through my writing and photography work,” states Thomas W.P. Slatin in a recent interview. He continued, “the best part of my childhood were the adventures and experiences I had by exploring places, and today I continue that into adulthood, photographing locations which are off limits to the majority of people.” As summarized by Slatin, he conveyed that he knows that his early explorations as a child, as well as the curiosity and inspiration […]

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Thomas W.P. Slatin – Master of Photography, Talented Writer and Influencer

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published on LinkedIn on June 28, 2018. As a long time strategist, publicist and professional in TV/Film, I focus some of my efforts and time on promoting outstanding work created by other immensely talented people. The photography of Thomas W.P. Slatin stands out.

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Featured Writer Friday — Thomas Slatin

The following article was adapted from an interview on May 4, 2018 with with Dan Swords. My name is Thomas Slatin, and I am an American writer, photographer, and website designer.  I run a hugely successful blog, TomSlatin.com, which is part photo gallery, part online writing magazine, and part web design resource.  Somehow I manage to incorporate the greater part of two decades of web design, writing, and photography into my massive blog, which I update on a daily basis.

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Writer And Master Photographer Thomas Slatin On Revisiting The American Museum Of Natural History And Work From His Archives

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene. In 2009, Thomas Slatin, a life long writer since the age of eight, and at the time a full time Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Firefighter, began to incorporate even more of a focus on photography into his life. He recalls much of his photography work “revolving around his work as an EMT and Firefighter, with a few exceptions.” Thomas Slatin continued, “a lot of the images I had taken at this point of my career were captured while I was at work,” or he would see something of interest that he wanted to photograph and would stop later to photograph various locations after his work day.  It was also during 2009 […]

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Thomas Slatin Selected As Photographer and Cinematographer On PEACE, LOVE, UNITY

The following article was written by Lisa Pellegrene, and was originally published by Broadway World, on March 5, 2018. In a recent interview, renowned master photographer, writer, influencer and graphic designer Thomas Slatin discusses his role in an upcoming dance and music based TV series, directed by TV /Film professional, journalist and animal advocate, Lisa Pellegrene.

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