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Meet Tommy Blades.. True story of passion!


I founded Tommy Blades Creative in Oregon as a regular guy who pursues his passions and is lucky enough to do what he loves for a living. My biggest inspirations have been the mountains, trees and other outdoor wonders of the Pacific Northwest. However, I also lived in Utah for a short period of time, which is where my love of photography was born.

I created my own online business at age 12, and having always been motivated by fashion and art, eventually specialized in street wear. I have worked tirelessly since then to blend my original fashion ideas with my own artwork.


My discovery of photography only served to push me farther in my ambitions. It was my way to escape from the daily grind and lose myself in the unknown. Capturing the diverse natural surroundings of Utah — desert, forest, canyons — became an obsession that gave me shivers when I sat down at my computer later that day to relive the natural beauty. It made me feel refreshed.

The fact that this is a small company is a source of pride for me. It should be obvious there is a person behind the camera and on the other side of the computer screen. That person is me. I want purchasing a Tommy Blades product to be personal and unique. I not only interact with my customers in taking orders, but I’m also involved in packing the order and hand-writing the thank-you notes that customers receive.

My community is important to me, which is why I utilize local Pacific Northwest companies in addition to international companies in the creation of my products. This is where I was born and raised, and I want to do all I can to ensure the community prospers.

Wearing a Tommy Blades hat isn’t like wearing any other hat; it’s a message and a feeling — a way of seeing the world. I want my products and my logo to represent more than just me. I want them to represent a community of likeminded people that is bigger than any individual. When you see yourself in the mirror wearing one of my hats, you should be reminded of our values — the company’s and yours — and the same goes for when you see somebody else wearing one.

I value hard work. I value my family and my friends, who have supported me through everything. I value a healthy lifestyle and habits. I was a Division III soccer player with a dream to play professionally, and I did. After that, my dream company to work for was eBay Inc., and I up and moved to Salt Lake City to work for them and quickly became a part of their leadership. Now, I am focusing all of my time and effort in the PNW on developing Tommy Blades Creative and connecting with likeminded people throughout the world. Nothing can stand in the way of our dreams if we pursue them hard enough.

If that mentality speaks to you, then you are also Tommy Blades material. Join me in pursuing our dreams. Let’s take these next steps together.

Remember: Stay Sharp, Be Different.


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Emerging Photographer makes national debut as newest sensation to the fashion industry


Blue Franswa, originally born in Port au Prince, Haiti, discovered an unrelenting gift and passion for fine arts at an early age. Blue, an acronym for Bringing, Lyrical, Unique, and Excellence, has an eye for creativity and a heart for photography

His work explores different genres of photography that has graced various national publications, billboards,musical albums, editorials, and premier social websites. From fashion to commercial, and events to personal portfolios, Blue Franswa aspires to expand and advance along with the ever changing industry of photography.


YOUR VISION BEGINS WITH ME SEE THE WORLD THROUGH THE EYES OF CREATIVITY. Blue is working on a new photography book, A reality Tv show out of florida called the “Hair Hustle” will be releasing bold new website and work!

The number one reason you need to take photos often


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Photos just like videos can tell your story more than words can explain. Having clear photos that will get the message across to your brand is the most crucial thing you can have for your business or brand.

You can have your friend help you out with taking photo or you can hire someone to come along and help you along with what you need. Get a company that has a proven record of constantly putting out good work and get some help.

Think you have many different seasons with brands and trends. Make sure you know what those are. A company can help your brand with the overall planning of your whole entire campaign.

Photos and video can make and break your company and it’s up to you to see how you are going to progress. You choose. It’s up to you.

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