Nice to meet you!

I am Tom Upton, owner of Tom Upton Studio and creator of PhotoTrainer®. I warmed to photography early in life. In the sixth grade a science teacher showed us that rolls of film in our “Kodaks” held secrets. Chemistry and kid-kitchen skills were all summoned like spirits to conjure illusory spells from these plastic scrolls. In yellow light and water, images appeared out of nowhere. It was Magic.

Here I am some 50+ years later still shooting, and … I have a LOT to say … and share.

PhotoTrainer is where you can learn to use your camera like a Pro. I host live Zoom classes to give you a jumpstart with your new DSLR/M camera. Learn where the Art of Photography is hiding behind all those buttons, dials, and switches. With a high rating on Yelp for 13 years, I have taught over 1000 people how to love their cameras.

The official Tom Upton STUDIO partial list of clients includes Apple, Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital, Summit Public Schools, Hewlett Packard, Stanford University Alumni Association, Stanford Hospital, Altimeter Group, Sunset Publishing, EA Sports, Queue Magazine, Financial Engines, and Klutz Press.

Contact Me  Right here. The satellites will find me. 

Tom Upton, photographer