Thomas Susemihl was born in S�o Paulo, Brazil, in 1956. At the age of 14, photography became his major interest and the subjects of his early pictures were people and architecture in BW. Realizing that he had a passion for photography, he left Brazil for Germany where he stayed for 5 years studying at �Bayerische Staatslehranstalt f�r Photografie M�nchen�. And then working as a photographer of an Advertising Agency. Then he went back to Brazil in 1981, chose his native town of S�o Paulo to live in, opened his own studio and since then, he has been working as a professional photographer for big companies in the fields of Fashion, Publishing and Advertising. He was one of the pioneers to work with large format digital photography in Brazil.