Tom Kates Photography

With over 20 years of experience, Tom Kates brings a unique eye to photographing the world of education.  He uses his superb technical skills honed with years of large-scale commercial shoots, combined with his deep sense of joy in seeing young people both determined and engaged.  Tom has worked throughout the country for educational institutions.  His style has a warmth that can often be seen both in the expressions he captures and in the lighting uses to make his subjects come to life.  Whether it be a classroom or a rushing river, Tom believes that there is a way to show a subjects humanity and spirit.

Partial Client List

Phillips Andover Academy, Babson College, Buckingham Browne and Nichols School, BC High, Belmont Hill School, Brandeis University, Brooks School, Clark University, Concord Academy, Cushing Academy, Dartmouth College, Emmanuel College, Greenhill School, Groton School, Harvard Business School, Harvard College, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Law School, Lawrenceville School, The Park School, The Pike School, The Rivers School, Salem State University, Smith College, St. John’s Prep, Stuart Country Day School, Tabor School, Tower School, Trinity-Pawling School, University of Massachusetts, University of New Hampshire, Winchendon School, Worcester Academy.


Tom Kates Photography, Brookline, MA


Phone: 617-269-3129