Tony Sweet

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Tony Sweet
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Born (1949-10-20)October 20, 1949
Nationality American
Occupation Photographer, Musician, and Author

Tony Sweet (born 1949) is an American photographer, known for his widely published nature photography. He is also a jazz musician, workshop instructor, and author.


Tony Sweet worked as a professional jazz drummer for 20 years, playing with such jazz greats as Sonny Stitt, Joe Henderson, Tal Farlow, Cal Collins, Johnny Coles, et al. He started working in photography during that period photographing inside jazz clubs.[1] Tony later changed careers and focused on nature photography. He is now best known for his fine art nature and floral images. He uses digital technology to produce fine art ink-jet (giclee) prints. His photographs are published worldwide and represented in the Getty Picture Agency. He has 2 images on Apple Macintosh computers desktop patterns. Tony conducts photography workshops throughout the continental United States and Canada. Tony maintains an active speaking schedule on the subjects of nature and flower photography and marketing, lecturing at professional photography organizations, universities, seminars, and workshops in the U.S. and Canada. He is a member of the Baltimore chapter of ASMP, and is a member nikSoftware’s Team Nik.[2]


  • Nikon corporate office
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins Breast Center
  • Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.



  • [3]
  • - staff instructor.


  • Nikon World magazine.[4]


" "Fine Art Digital Photography" (April, 2009, Stackpole Books)

  • Fine Art Nature Photography: Water, Ice, and Fog (Jan 2007, Stackpole Books)
  • Fine Art Flower Photography (Apr 2005, Stackpole Books)
  • Chapter contributor to The Best of Nature Photography (July 2003, Amherst Media)
  • Image contributor to New England On My Mind (Aug 2003, Global Pequot)
  • Fine Art Nature Photography (Jul 2002, Stackpole Books)


  • The Howard Burns Quartet, Lucinda's Serenade (Jan 2000)
  • The Pat Harbison Quintet, A Road Less Traveled
  • The Cal Collins Quartet, Ohio Style (July 1991)


  • Nikon Legend Behind the Lens.[5]

Nature photographer of e year 2001