Tyler was born and raised in Kamloops, BC. After school his focus went to sports, mainly snowboarding and mountain biking, competing professionally and coaching junior development teams. At the same time Tyler was doing the managing, marketing, web and print for all the teams.
In March 2003 Tyler realized that his true passion was photography. Add that to 15 years of digital art you wind up with a modern artist with amazing digital twist. Tyler has always experiments with new styles and while not always conforming to the traditional rules of photography, he has been able to impress his clients worldwide with his fresh style and new ideas. Tyler has been able to establish a large client base that includes many top businesses in and around his province of BC, as well as many internationally,
Projects ranging from commercial imaging, architecture, weddings, corporate head shots, fine art, sports, maternity, portraits, glamour, families, fashion/model portfolios, babies, canvas art prints, stock images, etc... He approaches every project with the same enthusiasm, energy and creativity.
Tyler has built his business from scratch through hard work and commitment and has been doing all the aspects of his business himself. Hard work does pay off!
This innovative and progressive thinking has earned Tyler some impressive awards in the last four year.
The Professional Photographer’s Association of BC
Nominated Photographer of the Year 2009
Best in Class Press Photographer 2009
Best Wedding Album for 2007 and 2008
Best in Class Figure Study 2008
Most Creative General Interest Image for 2008
Kodak Gallery Award Winner - Wedding Album 2007 and 2008
Best in Class Pictorial 2005
Best in Class First Time Entry 2005
Many images each year are accepted and added to the PPABC Traveling Salon
National Assoc Of Photoshop User
Top image for 2005 International Calendar Photo Challenge
Wedding and Portraits Photographers International
Professional Photographers of Canada
Kamloops Chambers Of Commerce
Tyler has also been a huge supporter to the Kamloops community. Supporting and sponsoring such events as the annual Daily News Boogie The Bridge, Pink Ribbon Foundation and a few other charities.
Starting 2009 Tyler is bringing back his successful love of coaching to photography. Tyler will start hosting workshops for photographers to learn some amazing secrets that he has picked up over his years of shooting and courses. He also keeps his doors open for interns and other photographers to learn and practice from the master himself. Another way he can give back to an industry that has given him so much experience and travel.
He has been a member of;
Professional Photographers Of Canada
Professional Photographers Assoc Of British Columbia
National Assoc Of Photoshop Professionals
Wedding Portrait Photographers International
Professional Photographers of America
Kamloops Chamber Of Commerce
images on the www.tylermeadephotography.com website are © 2003
- 2009 Tyler Meade Photography