Tom Reese is an independent photographer and editor in Seattle, Washington, US, whose work as a photojournalist has been nominated for Pulitzer Prizes in breaking news photography, feature photography and explanatory reporting, and also honored by World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International and International Conservation Photography Awards. The Seattle Art Museum Gallery represents a selection of his work.
An ongoing documentary environmental essay sponsored by Blue Earth Alliance, “Choosing Hope: Reclaiming the Duwamish River” was on recent exhibit at the Burke Museum of History and Industry at the University of Washington. Other documentary subjects include a nine-year project on early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, human rights in Burma, and a wetland book pondering the connections and competition between humans and their natural environment. He also teaches workshops on photojournalism ethics and environmental journalism