TOM SZABO – Jewelry, Photography, Scuba instructor, Note Cards, Wood Products.

Hello, my name is Tom Szabo the owner of tom-szabo.com. The company is a result of turning my hobbies into a business! I’m using my skills as an engineer, operations management to build my business. While many companies outsource customer support to un-intelligible people speaking broken English. When you contact my company ou’ll talk directly to me, Tom Szabo.

PhotographyCommercial And Portraiture 

Tom Szabo is a Cleveland area Northeast Ohio Photographer. The studio was opened in 1999. The studio provides commercial photography, portrait photography and underwater photography services.  My skills were honed over 30 plus years of shooting, dark room work, digital photo editing, competing, classes and workshops. Some of my underwater photography has been published in scuba diving publications. The studio is fully equipped with cameras, lighting, props, backgrounds and other equipment to complete assignments.

Portrait photography, Underwater photography, in studio, on location, underwater, Family portrait, Special occasion, high school senior graduation photography, family reunion, children photographer, special event photography

Commercial Photography 

Services include photography of products, events, staff and facilities to build your custom image portfolio. A well planned and executed portfolio will support: corporate branding, internal and external business communications, marketing, website, social media and collateral materials.

Portrait Photography

Services include family portraits, family reunions, children, senior student, maternity, head shots and special events. Portraits can be shot in studio, including the studio outdoor area or on location. Locations can be your choice or He can help you select a location. After your session proofs will be made available for viewing electronically. You can choose from a wide array of print mediums. These prints document your family and become heirlooms to hang in your home.

Commercial and Portrait Photography in studio on location

Portrait photography for your family and special events in the life of your family.

Home Town Notecards Create Your Personal Message

Home Town notecards feature points of interest here in northeast Ohio photographed by Tom Szabo. The notecards are blank to allow for your special messages, personal thoughts, for any occasion. Whether you want to express a special note for joy, happiness or sympathy doesn’t matter. The blank notecard will express your hand written thoughts. All notecards include an envelope.

Home Town Notecard sample

The Lincoln & Civil War Memorial in Painesville, Ohio.

Scuba Diving Instructor – Learn To Dive

Tom is an avid scuba diver. In October, 2000 he was certified as a PADI Instructor. He has  lead dive travel to some of the most exotic destinations in the world. The PADI instruction system includes PADI world class instruction materials, class room instruction, pool and open water training. Scuba diving instruction can be structured in a group setting or privately. Scuba certifications taught by Tom Szabo start with the Open Water Scuba Diver certification which is accepted worldwide.

PADI Certified Scuba Diving Instructor

Ocean Sands Jewelry From Prehistoric Shark Teeth to Bracelets, Earrings, Key Chains and Necklaces

Tom Szabo has launched a line of premium hand made jewelry (necklaces, bracelets, earrings and key chains) featuring prehistoric dugong/manatee and whale bone, megalodon & shark teeth.  After each specimen is evaluated, it then becomes the jewelry center piece for a necklace, bracelet, earrings or keychain.  These prehistoric megalodon teeth, shark teeth, manatee bones and whale bones range from 2.5 to 26 million years ago. All Ocean Sands jewelry is designed, and hand made by Tom Szabo. 

Ocean Sands Jewelry - bracelets, earrings, key chains and necklaces.
Prehistoric Shark Teeth turned into Bracelets, Earrings, Key Chains and Necklaces

Elegant Wood Products – Liquor Tasting Flights & Wine Glass Holders

Tom Szabo hand-makes premium liquor tasting or sampling kits. The Elegant Flight Kit includes a hardwood tray in the shape of a bottle with 4 sampling glasses that rest in recesses. The trays are hand made and hand finished to highlight the warmth of the hardwood.

The Elegant Wine Glass Holder allows you to carry a bottle of wine and 2 or 4 wine glasses at the same time? The holder is hand made of select hardwoods. It’s placed atop the bottle of wine and will hold 2 or 4 wine glasses ready for single handed carrying. They make ideal gifts or will impress your guests.
Sampling flights and wine glass carrier, elegant wood products

 

 

 

 

 

Learn More

To stay up to date with new product releases, events and other bits and pieces of info like the Facebook page. Since the business is based on hobbies, you can find the page at Facebook.com/hobbytobiz. Kind of makes sense doesn’t it?

Here are a few highlights of Tom’s career:

  • 2002 – Authored a PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) distinctive specialty for Underwater Point-N-Shoot photography certification.  Tom also teaches two PADI underwater photography specialties.
  • 2006 – Sport Diver magazine published his image titled “Superior Producer”. In addition portions of his article were included in the June edition.
  • 2008 – Northeast Dive News publishes article “Curacao – Blennies To Bling” and accompanying photographs
  • 2008 – Awarded the Lake Communicators Silver APEX Award in the Editorial Writing category for his 2008 Northeast Dive News article “Curacao – Blennies To Bling Bling” and accompanying photographs
  • 2014 – Awarded the Lake Communicators Gold Apex Award for a photo campaign completed for a wooden sunglass manufacturer.
  • 2019 – Awarded the Lake Communicators Bronze Apex Award for a photo campaign completed for Ocean Sands Jewelry.
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