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Welcome to Thomas Sbampato’s webpage

Travel is fatal to prejudice (Mark Twain)

In the last 30 years, the swiss photographer, author and travel journalist Thomas Sbampato (55) has published various books and innumerous articles in magazines and newspapers around the world. He is specialized in revealing adventure- and nature stories mainly about Canada and Alaska. Sbampato is focused on the coexistence of people and nature, the interface of habitats such as civilization and wilderness. Sustainable stories and a straightforward imagery characterizing his articles, speeches and books.

Thomas Sbampato at work.

Since 2009, in more than 1000 readings in schools, over 40'000 children and adults have followed the stories out of Sbampato’s book about the Polar-, Brown-, and Black bears, where Thomas Sbampato raises awareness for the acceptance and the habitat conservation of our biggest terrestrial carnivores on earth.

In March 2015 his new children and youth fact book about the Zoo has been published through the Haupt publisher in Bern, Switzerland. It is a multimedia book with integrated videos, that reveals the latest secrets of modern Zoos. It is also a great book for adults, who want to see behind the facade of a Zoo.

Thomas Sbampato’s pictures have won various international awards, such as BBC in London 2005, the worlds most prestigious competition in nature photograpy. 

Thomas Sbampato is a member of the GDT (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen) and a board member of GBV (Gesellschaft für Bild und Vortrag) 

More pictures and information about the readings, books, shows and when and where is only available in the german section of this website.