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THOMAS GUSTAFSON WORKS IN THE MOST ELUSIVE OF ARTISTIC MEDIUMS.

THE VANISHING MOMENTS, GLIMPSES OF REAL TIME THAT. ALONG WITH ALL THEIR ACCOMPANYING EMOTION, WILL CEASE TO REMAIN WITHOUT INTERVENTION.

SINCE T-GUS PICKED UP HIS FIRST CAMERA, A DUSTED OFF AGFA HIS FATHER GAVE HIM, HE HAS SEEN THE WORLD THROUGH A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE.

GROWING UP SURROUNDED BY HIS NATIVE STOCKHOLM'S CITYSCAPE OF CONCRETE INFRASTRUCTURE DICED BY WINDING WATERWAYS. HE WAS DRAWN TO THE INHERENT BEAUTY POSSESSED BY WATER.

GUSTAFSON SPENT COUNTLESS HOURS TRAINING AND COMPETING AS A PROFESSIONAL WATER SKIER, INCLUDING A TEN-YEAR STINT ON SWEDEN'S NATIONAL WATER SKI TEAM. THE TRANSITION INTO PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER WAS A SIMPLE MOULDING OF HIS TWO PASSIONS. SKIING AND ART: AND THROUGH THIS PASSION SPAWNS HIS VISION.

TODAY THOMAS IS ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ACTION WATER SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE INDUSTRY. HIS WORK HAS HAD A MAINSTAY IN EVERY ISSUE OF "WATERSKI " AND "WAKEBOARD" MAGAZINE IN RECENT YEARS. HOWEVER NEVER SATISFIED WITH THE STATUS QUO. TGUS IS CONSTANTLY PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ATHLETE-PHOTOGRAPHER WITH SIMPLY JAW-DROPPING RESULTS.

AS HIS FOCUS MATURES, THOMAS' TALENTS HAVE EXPANDED BEYOND THE SPORTING WORLD. HE HAS ALSO LAUNCHED HIMSELF INTO THE LIFESTYLE AND FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY ARENAS, YIELDING SIMILAR INSPIRATIONAL SUCCESS.

SO WHAT IS NEXT THOMAS?

IN HIS OWN WORDS. "I JUST WANT TO CONTINUE TO PUSH THE BOUNDARIES OF BOTH THE POSSIBLE AND PERCEIVED IMPOSSIBLE. MY VISION AND GOALS ARE SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT TO MOST PEOPLE. AND I JUST WANT TO BE ABLE TO CAPTURE. FREEZE AND CHERISH THESE MOMENTS FOR EVERYONE TO APPRECIATE."