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    Thomas Merkus Photography
    "The world seen through the lens of my camera."
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    Travel photography
    An ever-growing list of pictures
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    Adventure stories & movies
    "Not all those who wander are lost." J.R.R. Tolkien
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    How and where to find me
    Feel free to hit me up with anything you'd like to ask!

About Thomas


As a vivid traveller and photographer I would like to welcome you to my website, portfolio and blog. Ever since my first real adventure began as a 16-year old travelling half-way across the globe to New Zealand, I have been addicted to travelling.

The pictures, montages and stories that are displayed on this website are a result of learning from a lot of failures, overexposed pictures and horrible footage made along the way. Feel free to hop aboard the train, hope you enjoy the ride :-).

How I work

The main goal of my adventures is to explore and enjoy the country I am in. That means most of these pictures are taken "on the fly". As a traveller-photographer I have taken more than 20.000 pictures.

This website's main goal is to achieve a sense of fulfillment within myself, and most importantly, you, the visitor. It's purpose is to create a need to travel and explore the beauty that this world has to offer.

Most of these pictures have been slightly edited with photoshop with the main purpose to add contrast and colour where applicable and to minimize the amount of dust spots.


Read my blog

In 2015 I had the privilege to spend most of the year abroad to travel around. A month in the United States of America, over one and half months in New Zealand and a long weekend in Iceland. Check out my blog articles regarding some of those AMAZING destinations I have been to and more! 

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The content of this website is based on the following adventures

2010 - New Zealand


2014 - Scotland


2015 - America
2015 - New Zealand
2015 - Iceland


2016 - Austria
2016 - Scotland