Name: Thomas Edward Judd
Occupation: owner of Thomas Judd Photography, celebrating 30 years in Denton in 2013
Birth date and place: Oct.18; Muskegon, Mich.
Family: wife, Doryce.
The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: creativity.
My business philosophy is: Always try to give my clients more than they are expecting.
If I could, I’d be a: really good drummer.
I’m so sick of: political ads and rhetoric from both parties.
My hobbies are: cycling, weight training, table tennis, drumming and birding.
I wish I knew how to: slow down time … sometimes.
My worst habit is: procrastination.
Nobody knows I: watch (some) sappy movies on Lifetime.
The person I most admire is: my wife, Doryce.
My guilty pleasure is: ice cream, what else could it be?
I drive a: Honda Pilot.
I’d like to be driving a: Honda Pilot that gets 40 mpg.
My favorite restaurant is: Too many good ones to choose just one.
I’m happiest when: I’ve just photographed (well) the rare bird I have been trying to capture for a long time.
If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Try to help as many people as possible who are less fortunate than myself.
If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: to slow down and reduce the traffic on our street (historic district of West Oak) while improving parking.
When I retire, I plan to: travel more with my wife, kids and grandkids (yes, I’m a grandpa now).
Community activities: Denton Chamber of Commerce member; Leadership Denton class of 1989; past chairman of the Denton Parks and Recreation Board, 1990-96; participant in art exhibitions and shows around town; proponent of preserving and encouraging natural spaces in our city parks.