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The Farmers: Images of Integrity and Grace

For most of this decade, my passion project has been “The Farmers” — a portraiture series on farmers and ranchers around the country.   Living in the small town of Carbondale, Colorado over the past 20 years, I’ve become friends with many local farmers and cattle ranchers. Their livelihoods are precarious—farmers work the land and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Athlete Series: Focus on Crossfit

As a small-time Crossfit enthusiast, I’ve always admired the incredible athleticism and physiques of those who master the sport. So I decided to shoot a passion project with a handful of top Crossfitters here at my local gym Sopris Crossfit — the goal was to use dramatic lighting to accentuate the athlete’s muscularity and toughness. […]