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a message from tommy's family

It is with great sadness that we tell you Tommy died in 2021.

This is a tremendous loss for us, his friends and colleagues. We have maintained his website in the interim because it is such an expression of his photography talents, creativity, travels and adventurous spirit. Visiting the website is a chance to experience some of the beautiful places, marine life, ocean and underwater scenes he captured with his camera and found joy in sharing. The website is being updated and will make it once again possible to purchase his photos. Please check back for updates. Profits from photo sales will be donated to the Tommy Schultz Impact Media Fellowship Fund which is sponsored by the Large Marine Vertebrate Research Institute (LAMAVE), an NGO based in the Philippines, and one which Tommy supported. Please visit their website to read more about this remarkable organization, the fellowship and related photo contest in Tommy’s name.

About Tommy

Exploring the World Changed my Life.

From the first time I dove into the sapphire-blue waters of the Coral Triangle while serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines, the coral reefs, islands, and surf breaks of the Coral Triangle have deeply inspired my work. Learn how I became an adventure photographer working for companies like National Geographic, Patagonia, WWF, The Surfer's Journal, and more...

On television

Check out my TV debut as a judge on the Canon / History Channel show - 'Photo Face Off'.

Best Sellers

A collection of my favorite images - you'll find underwater, surf, aerial, sea turtles, sharks, and more.


Highlights from recent adventures - check the Blog for more videos & photos.

Join the Adventure.