Tom is an award winning photographer. His work seeks to find the strikingly clear forms that can be found within the visual disarray of the places he photographs. His objective approach to photography maximizes visual clarity. The subjects of his photography are rural and urban places in a state of change.
Tom Ridout started his post-secondary education at the University of Toronto and completed his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree at the University of Guelph in 1980. Through his 35 years as a landscape architect and a photographer he has developed a broad understanding of both urban and natural environments. His professional experience forms the basis of his current photographic projects.