Thomas S. Parry is a freelance photographer and writer. Holding advanced university degrees in languages and linguistics, he has built a successful career as a linguist, college professor, researcher, writer, higher education administrator and management consultant in academia and government for more than 30 years. Throughout his career, Thomas has traveled extensively to different parts of the world and photographed fascinating places and captured people in the course of their day-to-day lives. An avid nature photographer, Thomas specializes in photographing the environment, landscapes, seascapes, wildlife and birds. He is currently expanding his portfolio to include urban "cityscapes" and artistic interpretations of urban life. He has won numerous photographic awards and his work has appeared in Nature Photographer Magazine, Black and White Magazine and Photographer's Forum Magazine's Best of Photography 2011. He is a member of NAPP and Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, CA.