One of the highlights for me each year is leading photo workshops for Canon, as it gives me a chance to connect with fellow photographers in some of the country’s most beautiful locations. The workshops are limited to 16 students, which allows me and the two accompanying Canon pro staff plenty of opportunities for personal attention and mentoring. This fall I will […]
I am excited to share the first images here from the start of a personal project, called “The Athletes.” My goal for the series is to push myself to capture environmental portraits of top athletes with dramatic lighting and a heartfelt human connection. And if I can capture the occasional action shot along the way, great! For […]
I am thrilled to announce that I have partnered with The Gren Group to represent me as a commercial photographer. The fabulous Paula Gren and Mark Winer have decades of experience in the industry, and they represent a prestigious list of award-winning photographers. I am honored to collaborate with them. Check out their work here.
I am excited to share one of the most inspiring campaigns I’ve ever directed — the Cabela’s “Disconnect Day” TV commercials which premiered at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night. In a world where technology has become all-consuming, Cabela’s has launched an initiative challenging viewers to unplug from their devices for a day, […]
Hi there, Working at Stableford Studios often means spending time around tough, rugged men in the American West, working on ranches, snow banks, swamps and oil rigs. Our work and our studio has thrived in these masculine settings, but I wanted to step outside the box and depart from the normal Stableford Studios aesthetic to […]
For their 2015 campaign launch, Walls called on Stableford Studios to capture the spirit of their workwear brand. We produced and shot the project throughout Colorado, with scenes ranging from 12,000-foot-high hunting zones to gritty oil rigs and working ranches. Yeehaw! To see the new campaign collection, click here. Sincerely, Tyler Stableford, Director Kate Rolston, Co-Director
Craft. Handmade. Real. So begins the commercial we created with Boulder ad agency Grenadier. And so is the farm-to-bottle vodka process we captured over the course of a few sunny harvest days last fall. It’s rare to find a company with so much love for their craft. Even more rare to see potatoes picked by hand, on the […]
For our latest collaboration with Cabela’s, Tyler and our crew here at Stableford Studios directed and produced a high-action bass fishing TV commercial on the beautiful lakes of southern Louisiana. To capture the most dramatic moments of fishing, we shot with the Phantom Flex4K high-speed camera, rolling at 1,800 frames per second. The extreme slow-motion capabilities of the Phantom allowed […]