Welcome to Optimum Photography.
My passion is photographing Architecture and Interior spaces; whether retail, residential, industrial or commercial. I have a BFA in Photography from the Ohio University School of Visual Communication and studied under the master, the late Arnold Gassan, and further with my friend and mentor Glen Calvin Moon; one of Michigan's premier architectural photographers. Photography is not just something I do. It is the thing I most love to do. I handle every step of the process down to custom printing with my own 8-color pigment printer.
In addition to my years of experience as an Architectural Photographer & Real Estate Photographer I have over two decades of experience shooting everything from Corporate Event Photography to Engagement Photography and Family Photography. I have shot thousands of Individual Portraits and covered countless Group Photos, PR Events, Galas, Conferences and Symposiums. I am also an experienced Medical and Forensic Photographer. Lastly, I am expert at photo retouching and image restoration and manipulation. I have taught both individual and group beginner & advanced Adobe Photoshop™techniques.
Testimonials : Real Kudos from Real People
"Thanks Tom, excellent work on both sets of photos. Got in 6 sets today and your 2 were the only ones that were perfect, top to bottom. Much appreciated."
"Tom, Perfect shoot, top to bottom. I may use this photo set as an example of an ideal retail shoot on our photography dept website.
Top marks! Thanks a million."
- Jeff K. | Sr. Photo Editor Auction.com
"You did a great job making a pretty run down place look decent. Thank you!" - Jasmine, D.
"Perfect! Thank you for your quick response to this!” - Erin B. | Client Services Coordinator, Institutional Properties | CBRE | Capital Markets
"Highly recommend, Tom Owoc extremely talented, simple photos as passport pictures to elaborate events as engagements. Tom's pictures always exceeded my expectations! Thank you.” - Natalie R.
“Excellent photographer and excellent person to work with. We had the most pleasant experience with Tom. His cooperation in meeting our needs was outstanding. We would recommend his services to everyone.” - Marie, A.
"Man these look great! Thanks so much for taking these. They are perfect!! Peace.” - Justin B.
"Thanks Tom, that looks terrific!" - Melissa B.
“:-) You ROCK!” - Laura G.
"I think they all look great. I love using (you) for our clients instead of our installers because you...do such a wonderful job. The quality of photo is so much better than that of our installers.” - Jean V. Site Coordinator North American Signs
"Many thanks for the photos. They are really nice. Best Wishes” - Asfar A. PhD