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Tom Carter of San Francisco is an internationally published freelance photographer and travel writer specializing in the People's Republic of China.
http://www.tomcarter.org

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Former politician turned travel photographer backpacks 35,000 miles across all o
Carter has traveled more than 56,000 kilometers across all 33 provinces, stopping at more than 200 cities and villages.
  | Apr 17, 2012
The Making of a CHINA Photography Book
I often receive emails from aspiring authors and photographers inquiring about the creation process or asking for publishing advice. I am hardly any kind of publishing professional or literary expert, but I am always happy to share my experiences.
  | Jan 17, 2012
(cool video) Incredible INDIA Travel Photography
Travel photographer Tom Carter is backpacking across all of India to photograph his next book. Here is a preview of some of his incredible imagery from the 35 states of India.
  | Sep 17, 2011
US-China Institute interviews Tom Carter
US-China Institute interviews photographers and photojournalists exploring China's modern transformation. Tom Carter, author of CHINA: Portrait of a People, takes us on a visual journey across China.
  | Aug 29, 2011
(shocking image) Beijing Melted Man
In Beijing I often saw 'melted' people on the subway. They existed there as a sort of subculture of itinerant beggars.
  | Mar 23, 2011
Christian Science Monitor reviews new China photography book
The American photojournalist spent two years traveling 35,000 miles through every province of China to photograph this 900-photo book.
  | Aug 28, 2010
Carter publishes new book about CHINA
Carter graphically documents the old China as well as the work in progress that is New China. "The goal was to portray China as it portrayed itself to me," Carter says.
  | Aug 10, 2010
Expo USA Pavilion sponsors an afternoon of photography and sound
By juxtaposing photography and sound, the American Art displays a modern China of unique experiences. Tom Carter, author of China: Portrait of a People and Terence Lloren, author of Growing up with Shanghai, both have intimately captured the Chinese.
  | Aug 10, 2010
Carter: "Send all High School Grads to a Developing Country"
"America ought to enact a requisite travel-abroad program for all high-school graduates to work or teach in a developing country for a year, like a compulsory Peace Corps."
  | Aug 6, 2010
Art, Architecture & Photography Book Review: CHINA
The point of this book is to bring to life the China that people around the world might not know.
  | Jul 7, 2010
The Face of Real China
Groundbreaking snapshots were compiled into CHINA: Portrait of a People. With the international release of his book this summer, the rest of the world can now tag along on Tom Carter's eye-opening journey through China.
  | Jul 7, 2010
A Photography Book Review of Biblical Proportions
Two books about China with nearly identical names was enough happenstance to invite a proverbial David-and-Goliath comparison between both: one a major title from a well-financed publishing house and the other released under the radar by an independent
  | Jun 25, 2010
Carter's China Photo Book FINALLY Debuts on Amazon.com!
At 600 pages and over 800 photos, CHINA: Portrait of a People is the most comprehensive photography book on modern China ever published by a single author. Available NOW on Amazon.com!
  | Jun 25, 2010
Cool India Travel Photography
Travel photographer Tom Carter is presently traveling across the entire country of India to create his next photo book, INDIA : Portrait of a People.
  | May 24, 2009
Snapshot of a country (china.org reviews new photo book)
"China: Portrait of a People is a snapshot of an entire country in a time of great change; a truthful and touching portrayal of the Chinese people in all their variety, charm and earthiness," writes John Sexton, book reviewer for China.Org
  | Dec 12, 2008
Give the Gift of CHINA
This Christmas, give the gift that keeps on giving - 640 pages of photography from the 33 provinces of China - captured in Tom Carter's stunning new book CHINA: Portrait of a People, available ONLY online from Blacksmith Books! Thank you for your support.
  | Dec 8, 2008
New photography book reviewed in Macau magazine
Macau magazine reviews new photo book
  | Nov 11, 2008
Cairns Magazine Reviews New China Photo Book
Apparently, Carter aimed his camera at nearly everyone: dancing students, smiling seniors, sooty coal miners, tattooed gangsters, military recruits, young monks, weary auto-workers, street-side dentists, river-boat riders, fowl-toting farmers, hitch-hikin
  | Oct 20, 2008
New Book Review: Lone Photographer Snaps True China
CHINA: Portrait of a People provides a more honest picture of this turbulent land than a rack of China travel books pre-approved by the Ministry of Information.
  | Oct 14, 2008
China's Vast Diversity Caught on Film
Photojournalist Tom Carter traveled for 2 years across the 33 provinces of China to show the diversity of Chinese People in CHINA: Portrait of a People, the most comprehensive book of photography on modern China ever published by a single author.
  | Aug 29, 2008
Today's Author interviews China photojournalist Tom Carter
Photojournalist Tom Carter appeared on Blog Talk Radio Today's Author with host David K. Ewen to discuss Tom's upcoming book of photography CHINA: Portrait of a People, which is expected to be the most comprehensive book of photography on modern China eve
  | May 29, 2008
Have Camera, Will Backpack
Backpacker photographer Thomas Carter spent two years capturing the China that few people see. He often slept on bus station floors and advises: "Close your eyes and point to a place on a Chinese map, then go there," writes Yao Minji.
  | Aug 30, 2007
An Interview With China Photojournalist Tom Carter
CHINA: Portrait of a People author and photographer Tom Carter expounds on Chinese censorship, peasant riots and how his own insolvency helped inspire his new book in this first exclusive interview.
  | Aug 13, 2007
AMERICAN PHOTOJOURNALIST TOM CARTER COMPLETES GROUNDBREAKING 33-PROVINCE JOURNEY
  | Jul 14, 2007
Newswire / Press Release: Photojournalist Tom Carter Completes Groundbreaking Jo
  | Jul 14, 2007
American Photojournalist Tom Carter Completes Groundbreaking 33-Province Journey
  | Jul 14, 2007
American Photojournalist Tom Carter Completes Groundbreaking 33-Province Journey
  | Jul 14, 2007
American photojournalist Tom Carter completes groundbreaking 33-province journey
  | Jul 13, 2007