Thomas works for the Danish daily newspaper Berlingske. He is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has had his work published in/ done assignments for: Sunday Times Magazine, Amnesty International, STERN, Newsweek, The FADER Magazine, DAYS JAPAN, GEO France, Human Rights Watch, Politiken, Le Monde Magazine, L'Espresso Magazine, Verdens Gang and Libération among others. Thomas completed a bachelor's degree in photojournalism at the Danish School of Journalism in 2007.
Awards & Mentions
2013
- Second prize in the Danish Press Photography of the Year in the category Reportage Denmark
2012
- Group exhibition 5 x Personal Projects (3rd year) at Copenhagen Photo Festival in Øksnehallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2011
- Group exhibition 5 x Personal Projects (2nd year) at Copenhagen Photo Festival in Øksnehallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Group exhibition: NORDOX Nordic Photo Exhibition in Shanghai and Beijing
- First prize in the Danish Press Photography of the Year in the category Daily Life
2010
- book:"Overset" - which means overlooked in Danish. The book is made together with journalist Tine Johansen for Ekstra Bladets Forlag and Dansk Folkehjælp.
- Audience award and honorable mention in the FreeLens Award in the 2nd Lumix Festival forYoung Photojournalism, Hannover, Germany
- Group exhibition 5 x Personal Projects at Copenhagen Photo Festival in Øksnehallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
- 2nd place in photo competition about poverty and social exclusion arranged by Europa-Huset
- World Understanding Award in POYi
- 1st prize feature single image in the PGB Photo Award
- Picture of the year in the Danish Press Photography of the Year and First prize in the Danish Press Photography of the Year in the category Reportage Denmark
2009
- Honorable mention in UNICEF Photo of the Year
- Exhibition and the Jury's special prize at Le Festival du Scoop at Angers, France
- Group exhibition: The Pursuit of Happiness at Noorderlicht Photofestival
- Nominated for the"Visa d'Or" Daily Press award, Perpignan, France
- Screening of A Star in the Sky story during the 21st Visa Pour l'Image photo festival in Perpignan
- Third prize in EISA Maestro Photo Awards
- Solo exhibition of my story A Star in the Sky in Forhallen, Politikens Hus, Copenhagen, Denmark
- First prize in New York Photo Awards in the category Editorial Series and honorable mention in the category Editorial Single Image
- Third prize in Best of Photojournalism in the category Best Published Picture Story (smaller markets)
- First prize in the Danish Press Photography of the Year in the category Reportage Denmark
2008
- Screening of Black Water story during the Visa Pour l'Image Festival in Perpignan, France
- Nominated for the"Visa d'Or" Daily Press award, Perpignan, France
- Exhibition of Black Water story during the 1st Lumix Festival forYoung Photojournalism, Hannover, Germany
2005
- Internship in the daily newspaper Ekstra Bladet, Denmark
- Internship in the weekly magazine Billed-Bladet, Denmark
- Honorable mention in the Danish Press Photography of the Year, Daily Life
2003
- Bachelor in photojournalism from the Danish School of Journalism, Århus
1977
- Born in Holbæk, Denmark