Driven by a life-long love and respect for our natural world, Gary Tonhouse has been photographing fascinating images of landscapes, flowers, and wildlife for over 18 years. His fine art photography collection captures the simplest, most everyday subjects and transforms them into elegant, breathtaking images. Gary’s unique perspective and gifted photographer’s eye produce photographic portraits that are often compared to paintings.
Gary has also been teaching nature photography workshops for over 15 years to people from all walks of life. He enjoys sharing the experience of being in nature with others by teaching them how to create their own photographic images of the natural environment. In addition, Gary has a highly recognized nature photography website, Reflective Images, in which he displays his photographic work and other educational information on preserving our natural ecosystem.
"I’m irresistibly drawn to reveal the essence
of all elements within nature. The simple splendor of a single droplet
touching a fragile petal on a wildflower captivates me. Capturing the
deep-creased "worry" lines covering the brow of a lioness or
catching the wise, grizzled countenance on the face of a snow monkey are
the kinds of images I seek to create. Building a bridge between nature
and people is my goal; creating images to help make that connection is