Tom Ulrich, NANPA Charter member and nature photographer for more than 40 years, could use a smile right now. Tom is battling a very rare and aggressive form of leukemia- T-PLL.
A freelance photographer since 1975, Tom Ulrich is highly acclaimed around the world for his nature photography skills. Many of his 600,000+ transparencies have been used by numerous magazines and other publications, including National Wildlife, Audubon, Outdoor Oklahoma, Sierra, American Hunter, Ranger Rick, Alaska, National Geographic, Montana Outdoors, Life and many others. Tom is also responsible for publishing seven nature books, Mammals of the Canadian Rockies, Birds of the Canadian Rockies, Mammals of the Northern Rockies, Birds of the Northern Rockies, Once Upon a Frame, Photo Pantanal, and Mt. Reynolds: The Story. In 2005, Tom received the NANPA Fellow Award. He is also a past presenter and portfolio reviewer at the Nature Photography Summit. Tom taught biological sciences at Fairfield Community High School and also taught Photography, Local Flora, Botany, Zoology, General Biology, Biochemistry, and Anatomy & Physiology at Frontier Community College. http://www.tomulrichphotos.com/index.html
Here’s where you can help deliver a smile to your fellow nature photographer. He is not physically able to have visitors and is not checking emails or taking phone calls. However, he enjoys receiving cards (especially photo cards) and notes from friends. His address at the hospital:
216 S. Kings Highway
Division 6900, Room 6932
St Louis, MO 63110
For regular updates on Tom, go to: www.caringbridge.org/visit/thomasjulrichupdates Site Name: thomasjulrichupdates
Please share this message to other nature photographers around the world who can help bring a smile and brighten Tom’s day.