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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2016 Communication Arts Photo Annual

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Communication Arts Photo Annual! I am honored to be featured in the magazine’s awards this month, among an amazing field of fellow photographers. My photo of Bruce Turnbull and his horse Twister from “The Farmers” series was selected from over 4000 entries for the competition. The photo features […]

Canon Photography Workshop

Well thats a wrap! We had three beautiful days of shooting in Aspen, Colorado for my recent Canon photography workshop Mountain Light: The Art of Dramatic Landscape and Action Photography. Canon provided cameras and printers for students learn lighting, portraiture, action snd more. We photographed craggy rock climbing on Independence Pass to environmental portraits of a local […]