Thom LaRussa realized and began cultivating his love for photography while pursuing a degree in psychology from Southeastern University. After finishing at Southeastern University he decided to pursue his passion for the art of photography at the Southeast Institute for Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach where he completed his degree and graduated with honors. While still in school he was selected to be in an intern at Walt Disney World and specifically for Disney Photographic Services. After graduation, the Disney corporation sought him out to come and work with them as a photographer where he soon was promoted to Senior Destination Wedding Photographer. 4 1/2 years later, Thom left Disney to venture out on his own and hone his skills in photography, where he is working today. Over the past seventeen years, thom LaRussa has had the privilege of photographing the President of the United States of America, many professional athletes, Miss America, and many assignments for large corporations. Thom's work has been added to the permanent collection of The Southeast Institute of Photographic Studies, featured on the cover of magazines, used in many menus and advertisements across the nation, and hung on giant murals on Broadway in New York City, and he has created simply irresistible for brides and corporate clients alike.