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

  • December 4, 2019
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...

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Art Photography Book, “Entropy” Focuses on Urban Exploration

  • October 14, 2019
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...

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Writer And Photographer Thomas Slatin – Write What You Love

  • August 17, 2019
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. Dr. Harvey L. Slatin, Anne P. Slatin, Thomas W.P. Slatin (left to right) 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,...

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The Importance Of Urban Exploration Photography To Document History

  • June 30, 2019
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....

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Hotel Owner Discusses Intriguing History of The Westholm Hotel

  • April 22, 2019
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...

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Urban Exploration Photographer Discusses B & O Railroad Museum

  • April 7, 2019
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...

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Photographer Discusses Finding True Talents And Purpose

  • February 3, 2019
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...

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

  • January 27, 2019
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....

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A Dedication, Passion And A Love For Photography

  • December 31, 2018
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...

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Hope For Restoration Of The Westholm Hotel

  • November 28, 2018
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...

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The Beauty Of Maine

  • November 9, 2018
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...

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Stay True, Perspective From An American Writer And Photographer

  • September 22, 2018
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...

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Maintaining Authenticity In Creative Pursuits

  • September 19, 2018
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...

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

  • September 3, 2018
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....

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Photographer’s Work Leads To Hope for Restoration of Locomotive

  • August 20, 2018
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....

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