Tom Trimbath


Writer / Photographer / Teacher / Speaker / Consultant


As a writer I concentrate on non-fiction narrative, exposition and essay.

As a photographer I am known for showing the beauty in everyday nature.

As a teacher and as a speaker I am invited back because I engage the audience.



     My writing style is conversational, insightful, and relatively quick. I meet deadlines.

      Just Keep Pedaling - cultural insights from a transcontinental bicycle ride

      Twelve Months at Barclay Lake - nature essay of the wet west side of the Cascades

      Twelve Months at Lake Valhalla - nature essay of the Cascade's cold crest

      Twelve Months at Merritt Lake - nature essay of the dry east side of the Cascades

      Dream. Invest. Live. - personal finance for frugal folk like me

      Walking Thinking Drinking Across Scotland - One man's search for joy



     I treat digital photography the way I treated film, cropped in the camera, minimal correction. I like giving the world a chance to show itself.

Most recent Project: Five Times Twelve - a five part photo essay of Whidbey Island.

      Twelve Months at Cultus Bay - Whidbey's Southern Tip

      Twelve Months at Deception Pass - Whidbey's Northern Tip

      Twelve Months at Admiralty Head - Whidbey's Center

      Twelve Months at Penn Cove - Northern Whidbey's Quiet Haven

      Twelve Months at Double Bluff - South Whidbey's Playground


Teaching and Speaking

     Public speaking is something I enjoy. My style is extemporaneous and I modify each presentation as the audience reacts. The most popular events are Modern Self-Publishing and The Basics of Social Media.



     I demystify technology and business strategies; and I listen. Creative people need creative solutions.



Contact information:

            360-221-2201 home / 425-765-6295 cell

            8199 Cultus Drive, Clinton, WA 98236


   (my blog & web site)