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Tam Ryan

Tam Ryan

Fine Art Photography Mesa, AZ

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I received my first camera at age ten from my father, who had learned darkroom photography from a prominent photojournalist. That first starter camera sparked my interest in photography from that day forward. By the time I was in my twenties, I realized that photography would be a part of the rest of my life. I have lived in the Southwestern United States for over thirty years. My interests originally centered on the region's unique attributes, especially its vast landscapes. Then, in recent years, I have enjoyed narrowing my focus on birds, other wildlife and desert flora. My other interests are architecture, abstracts in architecture and abstracts in nature. Being outside with nature is the most rewarding part of expressing myself with photography because of the beauty and serenity. It evokes the creative spark that challenges me to portray what I see in the best possible light.

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Published Works:
*Featured Cover Photo on Arizona Highways Magazine's Facebook page (January 2014)
* Over 60 images published in Friday Fotos in the Arizona Highways Magazine blog

Published in The Arizona Daily Star newspaper
Published in The Arizona Republic Newspaper
Published in Lake Havasu Chamber of Commerce Publications
Published in Havasu Magazine
Published in Discover Havasu Magazine
Published in Guide to the Western Sunbelt Magazine
Published in The Sun Newspaper
Published in Lake Havasu Yacht Club brochure
Published in Beachcomber R.V. Resort brochure
Published in Colorado River Guide
Published in London Bridge Days Brochure
Published in Travel Poker (A Retix Publication) May/June 1990 issue:
Published in Mohave County Phone Book

Other Accomplishments:

* First Place award for 'Skull Shadow' August 2009 Judged by Photo-Artist Glyn Davies
www.glyndavies.com

* Featured Photographer during all of May 2008 and November 2012 at The Irish Cultural Center in
Phoenix, Arizona during the Friday Art Walk

* Winner in twelve categories in the Arizona Office of Tourism, Arizona Summer Scene '92 Photo contest, judged by Carlos Elmer, renowned photographer for Arizona Highways Magazine

* Front cover photo for the 1984 Mohave County phone book, Kingman, Arizona

* Grand prize of the Lake Havasu area Film Commission's Film in Arizona Photo Contest (May 1980)

*Art show ribbons awarded as a member of the Lake Havasu Art Guild, Lake Havasu City, Arizona (1980's)

Other Publications:
Coffee table photo book, "Arizona Treasures" is for sale at this link:
www.blurb.com/b/2320010-arizona-treasures

















Copyright 2014 Tam Ryan Photography, All Rights Reserved
Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution of any of these images

without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited.!




 

Sora 0222-111017-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Puffs 1664-111417-2cr-bw by Tam Ryan

 

White-crowned Sparrow 0033-111017-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Puffs 1664-111417-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Cormorant with Fish 1481-111317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Cormorant with Fish 1481-111317-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Yellow-rumped Warbler 1562-111317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret with Fish 1213-111317-3cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret with Fish 1213-111317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret Chase 1327-111317-3cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret Chase 1327-111317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Nature's Curls 1698-111417-3cr by Tam Ryan

 

Nature's Curls 1698-111417-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Nature's Curls 1698-111417-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret 1334-111317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret 1334-111317-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret 1230-111317-3cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret 1230-111317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret 1230-111317-2 by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret Chase 1315-111317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret Chase 1315-111317-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Neotropic Cormorant 0997-111217-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret 0989-111217-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Bullfrog 1695-111417-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Nature's Swirls 1697-111417-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Agave 1686-111417-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Agave 1686-111417-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Verdin 1644-111417-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Curve-billed Thrasher 1591-111417-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret Chase 1382-111317-3cr by Tam Ryan

 

Snowy Egret Chase 1382-111317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Great Egret with Fish 1356-111317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Great Egret with Fish 1356-111317-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Great Egret with Fish 1076-111217-1 by Tam Ryan

 

Cormorant with Fish 0991-111217-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Black-crowned Night Heron 0063-111017-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Sora 0212-111017-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Neotropic Cormorant 0166-111017-1 by Tam Ryan

 

Pied-billed Grebe 111017-0029-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Sedona 8351-101917-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

West Fork 8030-101817-3 by Tam Ryan

 

West Fork 8030-101817-2 by Tam Ryan

 

West Fork 8030-101817-1 by Tam Ryan

 

Stone Cairns 7791-101717-2cr-bw by Tam Ryan

 

Stone Cairns 7791-101717-1cr by Tam Ryan

 

Bell Rock View 7650-101717-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Great Blue Heron 8741-102317-2cr by Tam Ryan

 

Bell Rock View 7650-101717 by Tam Ryan