Tim Aiken is a California-based photographer who aims to celebrate the outdoors, inspiring others to get outside and push their comfort zone. 

Tim grew up in a family that understood the value of travel and exploration. A year-long trip when he was twelve sparked his interest for photography and he has been mentored ever since by Hector Garcia-Molina.

Along with photography, Tim also raced road bicycles seriously for six years, a passion that culminated in a summer in Europe with the USA national team and a year racing professionally for Airgas-Safeway. 

Tim is currently studying computer science at Stanford University and will graduate in 2017. 


Photography accolades:

2015 Young USA Landscape Photographer of the Year

2014 Nature's Best Photography Wilderness Forever Photo Contest
Winner, Most Inspirational Moment, Student Category (displayed in Smithsonian)

2010 & 2013 Windland Smith Rice International Awards
Highly Honored Youth Photographer of the Year

2012 & 2013: Included in Nikon's Emerging Photographers Hall of Fame

Published in Popular Photography, The Sunday Times, Outdoor Photography,  Huffington Post, and Alert Diver.


Photo courtesy of Matthias Scheer.