Welcome! My name is Tom Broadbent and I’m a photographer, picture editor and author.
My photography captures personal stories, the magical and the spiritual lives we make for ourselves — our other lives, whether they’re hobbies or vocations in which our true selves come to the surface.
I’m currently working on a new series, The Mermaid Project where I’ll be travelling around the UK photographing mermaids and mermen, you can find out about it here. Become a supporter of my work here.
My 10 year project, At Home With The Furries is now a book. Published in conjunction with Stay Free Publishing, it is a book of beauty, tone and context. Printed by one of the best photobook printers in the world: MAS in Istanbul it even has a furry cover. I launched a crowdfunder in 2018 to finance the production and the book came out in October of that year to great acclaim from the crowdfunding backers. You can purchase the book here. https://www.tombroadbent.com/booksandprints
Check out my website for signed, limited edition prints from At Home With The Furries.
My photography has been both featured and commissioned in The Sunday Times Magazine, Wired Italia, Marie Claire, Featureshoot, 360 Magazine, Time Out, Virgin Media, The i Newspaper, Metro Newspaper and Newsweek. You can see examples in my Media Highlights page.
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Fangorn, a Jedi tiger has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2020.
Syrrus, a fox and Lupestripe, a wolf having a barbecue at home in Leeds was exhibited as part of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2018 and the large print edition completely sold out. There are six smaller editions available on my print site here.
At Home With The Furries has been exhibited at Absolut Manifesto Festival in Madrid, The Northern Eye Festival in Colwyn Bay, FixPhoto in London and many group shows over the UK.
Fangorn, the Jedi tiger from At Home With The Furries won first prize in the Pixelrights Portrait Photography Competition in December 2016.
You can find my portfolio site here: tombroadbent.com