Portraits of Ethiopia

When I was 19 I spent a college semester in Kenya living with native Kenyan families, and I developed a lifetime love for East Africa. That experience later led to my wife and I adopting a young boy from Ethiopia (Kenya does not allow international adoptions so we looked to Ethiopia). Along the way, I have photographed volunteer documentaries […]

See Tyler’s new short film at Sundance

This fall I teamed up with Academy Award-winning cinematographer Russell Carpenter, ASC, and Canon to direct The Calling, the first short film shot with Canon’s new EOS C700 cinema camera. I am proud to announce a special screening of The Calling, hosted by Canon at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday, January 23, at 3:30 p.m. at the Cinetransformer at […]

TV commercial for Walls Outdoor Goods

I recently directed a  :30 TV commercial for Walls Outdoor Goods, a workwear division of Dickies clothing company. I directed and DP’d in Boulder and Breckenridge, shooting at heavy industry locations, with my production company Tyler Stableford Productions.  The spot was filmed with the Canon 1DX Mark II cameras in 4K. We edited the commercial with Denver’s […]

Canon C700 Short Film

This week I directed an exciting short film using the new Canon C700 flagship cinema camera, partnering with Academy Award-winning cinematographer Russell Carpenter, ASC, as the director of photography. The key goals of this film were to craft a short film that would really show off the C700’s capabilities.   Working with producer Steve Tobenkin and Russell, we […]