Bio Tom Zikas is a commercial advertising / editorial photographer and cinematographer based out of Lake Tahoe California. Tom began his early career touring the world competing as a professional snowboarder. While casually photographing his travels and fellow competitors he developed a passion for photography. At the same time, as a sponsored athlete, he was aware of the significance of media coverage and developed a working relationship with leading action sports photographers. His profession naturally transitioned from athlete to photographer. Tom has been shooting professionally since 2000, and has developed an extensive client list including the US Ski & Snowboard Team, Newsweek and Anheuser-Busch to name a few.