TOM´S PROFILE AND REFERENCES
TOM WEBER / CEO, PHOTOGRAPHER, FILM DIRECTOR, DOP
Tom Weber, the managing director, photographer and producer at MILPICTURES, spent three years between as a “Jagdkampf” scout sniper in the Austrian Army and completed courses in survival, guerrilla warfare, among others. After his period of service in the armed forces, Tom completed a study course in film and photography and established his own film production company, Orange Films. He has always thought outside the box and has gained numerous prestigious international awardsand prizes for his advertising videos. Tom sold his company 2000 and worked as a freelance art director, producer and photographer until 2006 to broaden his artistic horizon.
In 2006, the artist came full circle and found his way back to his roots. His goal was for his new company, “MILPICTURES”, to film military and police Special Forces with a previously unknown intensity, quality and drama. Within two years “MILPICTURES by Tom Weber” had established itself as one of the world’s best-knownmilitary photographers for staged military photography. Numerous international Special Forces and well-known arms manufacturers meanwhile count among his customers.
However, MILPICTURES has made a name for itself not only through its unique quality but also through its honest and open approach towards its customers. Click HERE to see a few photos from Tom’s active military service. Click HERE to see Tom at work.
Our client base of reputable international customers and partners includes corporations such as Northrop Grumman, GORE, Rheinmetall, Photonis and many others. We also produce photos for computer and console game covers, governments, Special Operations Forces units and magazines.
“Mission completed. Thanks to his professional understanding of our products and their application,
Tom Weber succeeded in producing authentic, detailed and meaningful images.
We were also thrilled with the perfect planning and execution of the photo shoot
– the collaboration with Tom Weber is a real asset for the Tasmanian Tiger brand.”
Christian, TASMANIAN TIGER, Photo- & Catalogue Production
“It is a pleasure to work with Tom Weber. The communication is straight,
and thanks to his military background he understands perfectly our needs.
This, combined with an excellent handling of the camera and a great artistic sense,
makes Tom deliver unique and astonishing photos. We look forward to further cooperation.”
“Tom not only takes the best photos but also eliminates his clients stress by assuming
professional responsibility for the collective project, from start to finish.
His aim is perfection and he hits his target, making it impossible to find a better photographer than Tom Weber.”
Doris McGirt, Owner & General Manager
“Shifting boundaries between reality and desire.
Fascinate, make good ideas perfect. So always set new values. Create unique stories with his camera.
The resulting power makes Tom so unique and successful.”
Umarex / Carl Walther Arms
“Thanks for the professional implementation of authentic photos with high level of detail.
The resulting images are not only extremely high quality;
The entire transaction was uncomplicated, flexible, very fast and all at an absolutely reasonable price.”
Schmidt & Bender
“The photos of Milpictures by Tom Weber impress with their detail and their realism. Just perfect!”
“In search of individual, thematically demanding pictures, we have found the best quality at Milpictures.
The cooperation is pleasant and uncomplicated. Our briefing was implemented perfectly, without any change requests.”
“For more than ten years Tom Weber is our partner for high professional image pictures.
He always pushes the limits and creates images which set new standards.
Working with him is inspiring, challenging and of course great fun.”
“With Tom Weber, we have found the right partner, who not only proves extraordinary professionalism and virtuosity,
but also has a first-class and stylish approach to the topic.
Our requirements are matched to our company by its excellent advice. We look forward to further cooperation.”
“Tom Weber has captured our requirements, as well as the performance and application issues perfectly in the pictures.”
“We have had the honor of working with MILPICTURES several times. Tom Weber is a master of his trade!
His past as a sniper, coupled with his talent for depicting fictitious situations creatively and authentically, is impressively reflected in his pictures.”
The Heat Company
“It’s a great pleasure to work with Tom Weber. His photos tell a great story – of heroism, professionalism, devotion…”
Mehler Vario System
“We had the good fortune of collaborating with Tom in one of his projects.
The images we did two years ago serve us to this day,
Tom is a true professional that understands the needed “Look & Feel” to military oriented photos,
and he delivers top quality products, we are going to work with him again!”
“I am impressed with Tom and his company. We could not be more pleased with the pictures they provided us.
Flawless, reliable and quick – highly recommended!”
Safran Vectronix AG
“It is a pleasure to work with Tom as the photos we get are outstanding.
The photography has a big impact on our visual branding and helps us reach the level of professionalism
we always strive for in our marketing and communication.”
Anita N. Olsen, Director Product Marketing, INVISIO