Tommy Wu

Photo: Alan Reade

Born in Vietnam and raised in Orange County, California, Tommy Wu is a self-taught photographer who ventured into photography in his late 30s after a career as an engineer. Tommy’s work can be described as a cinematic capture of the deeply personal, and his ability to capture the color and movement in somewhat muted spaces is a feature that takes Tommys’ work into the realm of fine art.

In 2012, Tommy was awarded first place from Photo District News (PDN) magazine’s Street Scene competition. In the same year, his work was also chosen to be exhibited at the American Photographic Artists (APA) “Off the Clock” juried show. His work has been shown in various shows throughout California. In his downtime Tommy works on independent film productions and is an amateur chef.


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