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VISUAL Q&A: Tom Petkus


Brighton-based photographer Tom Petkus, originates from the small town of Mazeikiai, Lithuania. Tom creates visual imagery that functions as a form of a poetic montage within the realm of the hypnagogic. His black and white dreamscapes are both alluring and disturbing. Tom says of his work, “I don’t take photos, I put my heart on film for all to see.”

We ask questions, Tom answers with his images… 

Who are you?

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Why photography?

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What is your trademark photographic style?

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What truly inspires you?

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Where do you go when you close your eyes?

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Where is home for you?

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How would you describe your lifestyle?

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What makes a great shot?

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How do you view the world?

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What is an important lesson you have learned?

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Want more? Check out Tom's website

Written by Rowynn Dumont

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