Tyler R. Brown
The Man Behind the Camera
Tyler grew up in Seattle, Washington and earned his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Oklahoma State University. Tyler is a software developer, but his passion is photography and that is why he started Tyler R. Brown Photography way back in 2007. Tyler's goal was to create a company whose mission was to capture unique images that are impressive and extraordinary; images that will bookmark those special moments in life and that's what he has done.
Stacia is our client whisperer. Stacia (Stay-sha) grew up in Abilene, Kansas and went to Kansas State University. Stacia is the volunteer Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Human Resources departments at Tyler R. Brown Photography. She holds down a full time management position with the leading tax services firm in North America, no big deal! She works closely with all of our clients to make sure they get the beautiful photos they want in a package that works best for them.
Graphic Artist and Studio Manager
Heather Hammel is our graphic artist and studio manager. Heather moved to the Dallas area to attend college at The Art Institute, where she obtained her BFA in graphic design. She graduated from The Art Institute in 2011 and quickly obtained a job with a local real estate company. In April, 2012, Heather started working for Tyler and Stacia. Heather is a soccer player, adventure seeker, and artist who loves creating unique and fun artwork. Heather is passionate about design and she works hard to create products that you, our valued clients, will enjoy for years to come.
Macy Villars is our staff photographer, and amaze-balls at it too! Macy moved to the Dallas area to attend college at the University of North Texas, where she obtained her BFA in Studio Photography along with a minor in Business. She graduated from UNT in December of 2014, but she began working with Tyler R. Brown Photography in August of 2014. Macy is a swimmer, movie lover, and contemporary artist that also loves to branch out into the commercial world for a fully rounded artistic style. Macy feels that making you look and feel your best is one of the most important things about photography and she does her best to photograph and create products that will make our clients feel and look like rock-stars!
Ashley Andrews is our studio assistant! Ashley moved from west Texas to DFW to attend the University of North Texas, where she received her BFA in Studio Art for Photography in 2016. Ashley started with Tyler R. Brown Photography in May of 2016 as an intern, and landed this sweet job in August of 2016. Ashley loves music, her cats, and Jimmy Fallon. She loves contemporary and commercial art, and it shows in her work! Ashley loves to create a fun environment for our clients and helps our team create an experience of a lifetime.
Hair & Makeup Artist
Whitney Stiles is our wonderful hair and makeup artist. Whitney grew up in Seattle, Washington and went to Northwest Hair Academy, a Paul Mitchell partner school, for her license in Cosmetology. She works with our clients before their session to make sure they look their best for their photos. Whitney will work with you to figure out the look you are going for based on your style and personality. She does great work and is highly recommended by everyone at Tyler R. Brown Photography.
Hair & Makeup Artist
Sadi is a professional Dallas-based makeup artist. Being raised in a family of artists in sundry fields, she began her creative journey at the age of 15 as an assistant to a seasoned makeup expert in DFW. She now has a collective eight years of experience in the beauty industry alongside two years of collegiate study in fashion. Her work has been featured in Dermascope magazine, Beauty Launchpad magazine, Day Spa magazine as well as others.
Hair & Makeup Artist
After being awarded the only full-ride scholarship for the 2014-2015 school period, Kaylee graduated from The Aveda Institute of Dallas in 2015. She has been practicing hair and makeup for about 7 years and she is proudly Aveda trained – although she has a ton of experience with other professional grade product lines. Kaylee’s favorite thing to do it style hair and makeup for any formal events, including weddings and bridal parties, but she absolutely enjoys styling our stunning seniors for their photo shoots! She loves to get to know her clients in fun and relaxing environments and she loves to chat about her crazy pets, her three year old, cooking, Harry Potter, Cher, and pretty much anything that includes the love she has for her family or something that could be slightly “nerdy”!