Antony Thompson

Antony Thompson
Antony set up Thousand Word Media in 2008 after working as a freelance photographer for over 10 years around the West Country. In his earlier years, Antony worked for various daily newspapers in the Midlands, including the Gloucestershire Echo where he covered major news events such as the Fred and Rose West trial. Since expanding the business, Antony now employs two full time photographers and has successfully established a vibrant photographic and video production agency.

Most memorable assignment:
For all the wrong reasons... Almost falling out of an aeroplane while photographing another stunt plane over the Cotswolds.

3 things you don’t know about Antony:
  • Used to be a sailing instructor and still regularly races a single handed dinghy

  • Has built his own kit car

  • Has been growing a banana plant for the last 4 years, which is now over 8 feet tall