A Biographical Sketch of Tacitus W. Bond
Tacitus began photography in his hometown of Port Arthur, Texas. He formed a friendship with a local photographer
named J. C. Wattkins who let him use his darkroom. In his early twenties he began doing freelance work for the Port Arthur
News United Press International and the Texas Highway Department.After moving to Chicago, he worked for several architects
as an architectural photographer and draftsman. He then opened a studio at 666 North Lakeshore drive and did fashion, product:
and food photography. The emphasis of his work now is photojournalism; and travel photography with an wedding or two thrown
in for good measure.
was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellency in Photography by the European press Photographers Association.
Tacitus is a member of Christians In Photojournalism, The National Press Photographers Association, Photographerd
Direct and International News Photographers in Paris France
Tacitus will accept assignments all over the world